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Happy Here and Now Reviews

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Doris Toumarkine
Film Journal International

Murky and humorless.

Full Review Source: Film Journal International

March 1, 2007
MaryAnn Johanson
Flick Filosopher

The film is resolutely committed to its affectations of deepness and meaningfulness, but all it imparts is a sense of tediousness.

Full Review Source: Flick Filosopher

February 8, 2006
Brent Simon
Now Playing Magazine

Casts an undeniable and lingering spell for those who enjoy their cinema spiked with adventure and philosophy.

Full Review Source: Now Playing Magazine | Original Score: B

December 16, 2005
David Hunter
Hollywood Reporter
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The future is quieter, emotionally subdued and grayly mysterious, at least in the small hop forward imagined by filmmaker Michael Almereyda.

December 16, 2005
Ken Fox
TV Guide's Movie Guide

Even if you're not quite down with Almereyda's digital-age existentialism, he has impeccable taste in music.

Full Review Source: TV Guide's Movie Guide | Original Score: 2.5/4

December 16, 2005
Kevin Thomas
Los Angeles Times
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This is a droll, laid-back film noir steeped in Crescent City atmosphere and music that culminates in the colliding worlds of genuine and virtual reality.

Full Review Source: Los Angeles Times | Original Score: 3.5/5

December 16, 2005
V.A. Musetto
New York Post
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Michael Almereyda's muddled Happy Here and Now should have stayed on the shelf -- where it's been gathering dust for several years.

| Original Score: 1/4

December 16, 2005
Elizabeth Weitzman
New York Daily News
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Michael Almereyda's futuristic mystery isn't a complete misfire, but it does leave you with the same baffled blankness that suffuses his isolated, techno-dependent characters.

Full Review Source: New York Daily News | Original Score: 1.5/4

December 16, 2005
Stephen Whitty
Newark Star-Ledger
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A bit too mannered to engage.

Full Review Source: Newark Star-Ledger | Original Score: 2/4

December 15, 2005
Jan Stuart
Newsday
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Mourning and gloom weigh upon most of the characters in Michael Almereyda's convoluted and numbingly pretentious Happy Here and Now

Full Review Source: Newsday | Original Score: 1.5/4

December 15, 2005
Scott Foundas
Variety
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This small masterpiece has been one of the best films around not to secure a proper theatrical release.

Full Review Source: Variety

December 15, 2005
Manohla Dargis
New York Times
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Set in New Orleans, this collection of loosely connected set pieces was written and directed by Michael Almereyda, who is perhaps best known for his 2000 iteration of Hamlet.

| Original Score: 2/5

December 14, 2005
Kent Turner
Film-Forward.com

The dialogue is much like a bull session in a college dorm room, right before the munchies set in.

Full Review Source: Film-Forward.com | Original Score: 1.5/5

December 14, 2005
David Ng
Village Voice
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When Amelia takes the full multimedia plunge in the movie's final moments, Happy becomes something inexplicably (and metaphysically) beautiful.

Full Review Source: Village Voice

December 13, 2005
Jeremiah Kipp
Slant Magazine

A rich kaleidoscope of sights and sounds that sing out in their vitality.

Full Review Source: Slant Magazine | Original Score: 3.5/4

December 11, 2005
Tim Merrill
Film Threat

Almereyda is tripped up by this grab at cosmic profundity, and lands in a sticky puddle of pretension.

Full Review Source: Film Threat | Original Score: 2/5

December 6, 2005
John Beifuss
Commercial Appeal (Memphis, TN)

To make an inexact analogy, 'Happy Here and Now' is to New Orleans as 'Mystery Train' was to Memphis...

| Original Score: 3/4

October 27, 2003
Jon Alon Walz
Boxoffice Magazine

While technically brilliant and gorgeous to watch, Happy Here and Now feels as unfocused and uneven as it is ambitious and intellectually frustrating.

Full Review Source: Boxoffice Magazine | Original Score: 2.5/5

April 27, 2003
Josh Ralske
All Movie Guide

The film transcends what occasionally seems to be oddness for its own sake.

Full Review Source: All Movie Guide | Original Score: 7/10

February 16, 2003
Mark R. Leeper
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Full Review | Original Score: 1/10

January 2, 2003
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