Handsome Harry Reviews

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Eric Hynes
Time Out
November 17, 2011
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
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Kate Taylor
Globe and Mail
October 29, 2010
Handsome Harry is a small film with more to say than its creaky exposition and formulaic plot would suggest. Frustration is perhaps the more appropriate critical response.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
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Luke Sader
Hollywood Reporter
July 7, 2010
Sheridan (who also produced) is well cast as the good-looking, rugged Harry, and his performance is certainly adequate.
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Rene Rodriguez
Miami Herald
May 27, 2010
Like any low-budget production, Handsome Harry has some shakily staged scenes and erratic acting, but it also has wonderful moments...
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
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David Edelstein
New York Magazine/Vulture
April 19, 2010
David has honed this script for 30 years, and every word he utters is momentous. Handsome Harry transcends its somewhat melodramatic narrative.
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Stephen Holden
New York Times
April 16, 2010
Each of its miserable characters, especially Mr. Savage's Rheems, is a case study in a film that hits you like a strident polemical essay.
| Original Score: 2.5/5
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Kyle Smith
New York Post
April 16, 2010
The story quietly builds to a rueful and fraught climax in which Campbell Scott does his usual exceptional work, while Harry absorbs some hard lessons.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
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Kevin Thomas
Los Angeles Times
April 15, 2010
Gordon's way with actors and with screen storytelling is as impeccable as ever.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
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Michelle Orange
L.A. Weekly
April 15, 2010
In Gordon's films, eros' capacity to disturb and disrupt is celebrated as its greatest quality.
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Rex Reed
New York Observer
April 14, 2010
With Handsome Harry, the widely respected independent filmmaker Bette Gordon has hit a bull's eye.