Opening

47% The Other Woman Apr 25
—— Brick Mansions Apr 25
48% The Quiet Ones Apr 25
90% Locke Apr 25
79% The Machine Apr 25

Top Box Office

89% Captain America: The Winter Soldier $25.6M
51% Heaven Is for Real $22.5M
47% Rio 2 $22.2M
19% Transcendence $10.9M
9% A Haunted House 2 $8.8M
62% Draft Day $5.7M
40% Divergent $5.6M
71% Oculus $5.2M
77% Noah $5.0M
89% Bears $4.8M

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75% The Amazing Spider-Man 2 May 02
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100% Legit: Season 2
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—— The Middle: Season 5
36% Mixology: Season 1
83% Modern Family: Season 5
—— The Soul Man: Season 3
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80% The Mindy Project: Season 2
56% The Originals: Season 1
100% Supernatural: Season 9

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97% The Americans: Season 2
82% The Blacklist: Season 1
88% Brooklyn Nine-Nine: Season 1
98% Fargo: Season 1
98% Game of Thrones: Season 4
100% Hannibal: Season 2
86% Mad Men: Season 7
97% Orphan Black: Season 2
96% Silicon Valley: Season 1

Family Portrait In Black And White Reviews

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Peter Rainer
Christian Science Monitor
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It's a fascinating story, fascinatingly told.

Full Review Source: Christian Science Monitor | Original Score: B+

July 18, 2012
Prairie Miller
NewsBlaze

The Old Woman Who Lived In A Shoe, anyone? But where the film leads as if by chance in a surprising second direction, is an ideological conflict running parallel to racial issues. Namely, this mom's post-Soviet longing for allegiance to the collective.

Full Review Source: NewsBlaze

July 15, 2012
Louis Proyect
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A documentary about the refusal of one woman to cater to the prejudices of Ukrainian society and an inspiration to all of us in a badly decomposing civilization.

Full Review Source: rec.arts.movies.reviews

July 13, 2012
Neil Genzlinger
New York Times
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Frustrating, but it gets high marks for honesty.

Full Review Source: New York Times | Original Score: 3/5

July 12, 2012
Scott Tobias
AV Club

Portrait In Black And White tries to capture the dynamic between Nenya and her children, as well as their family and the hostility of neighbors and government bureaucrats, but the footage doesn't cut together well.

Full Review Source: AV Club | Original Score: C+

July 12, 2012
Ernest Hardy
Village Voice
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Riveting viewing.

Full Review Source: Village Voice

July 11, 2012
Chuck Bowen
Slant Magazine

Julia Ivanova doesn't judge her subject, refusing to see her through the eyes of a presumably better-off first-world citizen.

Full Review Source: Slant Magazine | Original Score: 3/4

July 11, 2012
Jim Slotek
Jam! Movies

It should be incumbent on director Julia Ivanova to provide focus. Instead she is all over the narrative maps, finding scattered dots and leaving the connections to the viewer.

Full Review Source: Jam! Movies | Original Score: 3/5

March 2, 2012
Stephen Cole
Globe and Mail
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Though only 85 minutes, the film captures an entire, bewilderingly extended family and way of life inside a sturdy frame.

Full Review Source: Globe and Mail | Original Score: 3/4

March 2, 2012
Peter Howell
Toronto Star
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Looks at a Ukrainian family of one single mom and a huge brood of children and finds that love grows exponentially.

Full Review Source: Toronto Star | Original Score: 2.5/4

March 1, 2012
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