• PG-13, 1 hr. 32 min.
  • Drama, Romance, Comedy
  • Directed By:
    Sue Kramer
    In Theaters:
    Feb 23, 2007 Wide
    On DVD:
    Jun 19, 2007
  • Freestyle Releasing/Yari Film Group


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Gray Matters Reviews

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Randy Cordova
Arizona Republic
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It's so awful that it enters that weird realm in which it becomes actively annoying. The moviegoer sits there, hoping the characters will be tortured and die horrible deaths.

Full Review Source: Arizona Republic | Original Score: 1/5

March 8, 2007
Jeffrey Westhoff
Northwest Herald (Crystal Lake, IL)

The plot sputters from one unconvincing scene to the next until Kramer just gives up on telling a story and Gray Matters somehow morphs into The Complete Idiot's Guide to Coming Out of the Closet.

Full Review | Original Score: 2/4

March 8, 2007
Desson Thomson
Washington Post
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Gray's identity issues -- presumably the movie's main focus -- share time with too many subsidiary scenes that seem (rightly or wrongly) to have been written for as many actor-friends of the filmmakers as possible.

Full Review Source: Washington Post

March 8, 2007
Roger Moore
Orlando Sentinel
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Everybody talks so fast that you'd swear you were hearing snappy banter. You aren't. Not really.

Full Review Source: Orlando Sentinel | Original Score: 2/5

March 8, 2007
Tom Long
Detroit News
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One of those completely disposable and clumsy attempts to make a gay romantic comedy that constantly slips on its own good intentions.

Full Review Source: Detroit News | Original Score: D

March 8, 2007
Matt Pais

If aliens were to take this kind of behavior and dialogue as an example of normal interaction of the species, we'd all be in big, big trouble.

Full Review Source: Metromix.com | Original Score: 1/4

March 8, 2007
Frank Swietek
One Guy's Opinion

So utterly synthetic that though set in New York, it might as well be happening on another planet...despite the title, Gray doesn't matter at all.

Full Review Source: One Guy's Opinion | Original Score: D-

March 8, 2007
John Thomason
Orlando Weekly

Will make viewers who aren't Cosmo subscribers want to blow their brains out.

Full Review Source: Orlando Weekly | Original Score: .5/5

March 8, 2007
Phil Villarreal
Arizona Daily Star

This "Gray" could have used more color.

Full Review Source: Arizona Daily Star | Original Score: 2/4

March 7, 2007
Vince Koehler
Entertainment Spectrum

Some unlikely scenes but it kept me entertained enough to make it enjoyable.

Full Review Source: Entertainment Spectrum | Original Score: 2/4

March 6, 2007
Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat
Spirituality and Practice

Superficial comedy about the coming-out of a young woman.

Full Review | Original Score: 2/5

March 6, 2007
Richard Roeper
Ebert & Roeper
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This movie is dopey.

March 5, 2007
Joshua Rothkopf
Time Out New York
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Gray Matters is trying so hard to be charming and screwball (not to mention politically correct) that it trips all over itself.

Full Review Source: Time Out New York | Original Score: 1/6

March 3, 2007
Scott Tobias
AV Club

Attempts to do Woody Allen by way of Nora Ephron, but romantic comedies in that vein are only as good as their banter, and Gray Matters' banter is conspicuously sub-par.

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

March 3, 2007
Eric Lurio
Greenwich Village Gazette

This is a chick flick, one of the chickiest chick flicks of the decade so far.

| Original Score: 2.5/5

March 3, 2007
Eugene Novikov
Film Blather

In cheerfully embracing the sitcom's limitations, Kramer resigns her film to a sort of amiable mediocrity.

Full Review Source: Film Blather | Original Score: C+

March 1, 2007
Peter Rainer
Christian Science Monitor
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[Heather Graham] needs something to counteract her wholesomeness. In Gray Matters -- her name is Gray, get it? -- what you see is what you get. The fact that her character 'discovers' she is gay is as unbelievable as it is contrived.

Full Review Source: Christian Science Monitor | Original Score: D

March 1, 2007
Shirley Sealy
Film Journal International

The many awkward and/or inexplicable attempts at whimsy in Gray Matters are too numerous to cite.

Full Review Source: Film Journal International

March 1, 2007
Rex Reed
New York Observer
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Another coming-out flop.

February 28, 2007
Owen Gleiberman
Entertainment Weekly
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Graham makes the coming-out dithering bearable, but not before she has jumped through hoops of contrivance.

Full Review Source: Entertainment Weekly | Original Score: C-

February 28, 2007
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