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88% Calvary Aug 01
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—— Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Aug 08
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—— Into The Storm Aug 08
—— The Hundred-Foot Journey Aug 08
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—— Rookie Blue: Season 5
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—— Rogue: Season 2
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—— Wilfred: Season 4
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Everything is Illuminated Reviews

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Cole Smithey
ColeSmithey.com

The lamentable influence of Dave Eggers' oh-so-precious post modern literary devices from "A Heartbreaking Work Of Staggering Genius" (2000) are glued all over a bullet proof piece of magical realism...

Full Review Source: ColeSmithey.com | Original Score: C-

April 15, 2009
Brandon Fibbs
BrandonFibbs.com

What begins in quirks and idiosyncrasy moves into a dark place where profound sadness and profound closure co-exist side by side.

Full Review Source: BrandonFibbs.com | Original Score: 7/10

February 28, 2008
Anton Bitel
Eye for Film

while the film, concerned as it is with the brotherhood of man, is undoubtedly humanist in its philosophy, there are enough shades of grey to cast long shadows over its apparently sunny outlook.

Full Review Source: Eye for Film | Original Score: 3.5/5

July 4, 2007
Ron Reed
Christianity Today

It is a film that doesn't want us to forget. Or perhaps it is a film that wants a new generation to remember a past which profoundly shapes its present.

| Original Score: 3/4

September 22, 2006
John J. Puccio
Movie Metropolis

...for all its importance as a message picture and for all the subtlety of its filmmaking, the movie never quite feels like it has as much to say as it thinks it does.

Full Review Source: Movie Metropolis | Original Score: 6/10

March 20, 2006
Staci Layne Wilson
Buzzine Magazine

First-time director Liev Schreiber proves himself up to the task of conveying comedy and drama with equal aplomb.

Full Review Source: Buzzine Magazine

March 19, 2006
James Sanford
Kalamazoo Gazette

It's risky material for a first-time director... But Schreiber's involving screenplay and his remarkably assured handling of the material somehow brings it all together into an effective, charmingly offbeat whole.

Full Review Source: Kalamazoo Gazette | Original Score: 3.5/4

February 17, 2006
Enrique Buchichio
Uruguay Total

Una Vida Iluminada ya es suficiente carta de presentación como para esperar más del Liev Schreiber director que del actor.

Full Review Source: Uruguay Total | Original Score: 3/5

December 28, 2005
Andy Klein
Los Angeles CityBeat

...a thoroughly enjoyable, not entirely predictable sentimental comedy/drama...

December 15, 2005
Matthew Turner
ViewLondon

It's also a generous performance, because Wood literally takes a backseat to Hutz's movie-stealing turn as the language-mangling Alex, whose English is 'not so premium'.

Full Review Source: ViewLondon | Original Score: 4/5

December 6, 2005
Joe Utichi
FilmFocus

Poignant, pensive and profound.

Full Review Source: FilmFocus | Original Score: 5/5

December 6, 2005
Pablo Villaca
Cinema em Cena

A estréia de Schreiber na direção é tematicamente ambiciosa e merece aplausos.

| Original Score: 4/5

November 21, 2005
Urban Cinefile Critics
Urban Cinefile

Pardon my obtuse thinking, but I want to draw a line between this wonderful, bitter sweet film and Little Fish, the much acclaimed Australian film. Both film deal with the presence of the past in our lives; indeed, Everything Is Illuminated (by the past)

Full Review Source: Urban Cinefile

November 20, 2005
Mark R. Leeper
rec.arts.movies.reviews

This is a film with a wide range of emotions. It is a film with some laughter and some very affecting moments. It may be a flawed film, but parts are really excellent.

Full Review | Original Score: 9/10

November 12, 2005
Ken Hanke
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)

A strange film that starts out as one thing and transforms into something quite different before it's done.

Full Review Source: Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC) | Original Score: 4/5

November 9, 2005
Jordan Hiller
Bangitout.com

The film remains mildly worthwhile simply due to its utter weird, sometimes beautiful construction, it adds nothing to the canon of Holocaust films or Jewish themed films

Full Review Source: Bangitout.com | Original Score: '1.'5

November 2, 2005
Philip Martin
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette

Schreiber's movie tends to trivialize the novel, not only by abridging the story ... but by subverting Foer's larger point of universal complicity in atrocity.

Full Review Source: Arkansas Democrat-Gazette | Original Score: B-

October 30, 2005
Jesse Paddock
culturevulture.net

Severely hampered by a screenplay that waters down much of the book's power, but the blow isn't lethal

Full Review Source: culturevulture.net

October 25, 2005
Larry Ratliff
San Antonio Express-News

(Alex) Hutz can't get back on screen soon enough if you ask me. He displays enormous range for a first-time actor.

| Original Score: 3/4

October 22, 2005
Marjorie Baumgarten
Austin Chronicle

Nevertheless, Everything Is Illuminated has a haunting afterglow, one that neither satisfies nor illuminates, but at least keeps the flame alive.

Full Review Source: Austin Chronicle | Original Score: 2.5/5

October 22, 2005
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