Movies Like I'm Going Home

Opening

100% Guardians of the Galaxy Aug 01
—— Get On Up Aug 01
93% Calvary Aug 01
—— Behaving Badly Aug 01
50% Child Of God Aug 01

Top Box Office

57% Lucy $44.0M
62% Hercules $29.0M
91% Dawn Of The Planet Of The Apes $16.4M
57% The Purge: Anarchy $9.9M
43% Planes: Fire And Rescue $9.3M
18% Sex Tape $6.0M
17% Transformers: Age of Extinction $4.6M
15% And So It Goes $4.6M
23% Tammy $3.4M
90% A Most Wanted Man $2.7M

Coming Soon

—— Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Aug 08
—— Step Up: All In Aug 08
—— Into The Storm Aug 08
86% What If Aug 08
—— The Hundred-foot Journey Aug 08

New Episodes Tonight

—— The Fosters: Season 2
—— Hit the Floor: Season 2
—— Longmire: Season 3
—— Major Crimes: Season 3
73% Murder in the First: Season 1
—— Switched at Birth: Season 3
67% Teen Wolf: Season 4
62% Under the Dome: Season 2

Discuss Last Night's Shows

—— Agatha Christie's Poirot : Season 12
100% Falling Skies: Season 4
79% Halt and Catch Fire: Season 1
64% The Last Ship: Season 1
100% Last Tango in Halifax: Season 2
69% The Leftovers: Season 1
60% The Lottery: Season 1
87% Manhattan: Season 1
100% Masters of Sex: Season 2
50% The Musketeers: Season 1
78% Ray Donovan: Season 2
46% Reckless: Season 1
87% The Strain: Season 1
50% True Blood: Season 7
—— Unforgettable: Season 2
80% Vicious: Season 1
—— Witches of East End: Season 2

Certified Fresh TV

85% The Bridge (FX): Season 2
83% Extant: Season 1
79% Halt and Catch Fire: Season 1
100% Masters of Sex: Season 2
73% Murder in the First: Season 1
97% Orange is the New Black: Season 2
97% Orphan Black: Season 2
82% Satisfaction: Season 1
87% The Strain: Season 1
85% Welcome to Sweden: Season 1
77% You're the Worst: Season 1

I'm Going Home Reviews

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Mark R. Leeper
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Full Review | Original Score: 4/10

November 9, 2001
Liz Braun
Jam! Movies

Piccoli's performance is amazing, yes, but the symbols of loss and denial and life-at-arm's-length in the film seem irritatingly transparent.

| Original Score: 2/5

April 19, 2002
Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times
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Few films seem so wise and knowing about the fact of age and the approach of the end.

Full Review Source: Chicago Sun-Times | Original Score: 3/4

September 13, 2002
Ella Taylor
L.A. Weekly
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Judging from the strength of this superbly enigmatic film, Oliveira himself seems far from ready to go home.

Full Review Source: L.A. Weekly

August 29, 2002
Kirk Honeycutt
Hollywood Reporter
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Like a precious and finely cut diamond, magnificent to behold in its sparkling beauty yet in reality it's one tough rock.

September 28, 2001
Richard Roeper
Ebert & Roeper
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Wonderful performances and beautiful camera work.

Full Review Source: Ebert & Roeper

September 16, 2002
Manohla Dargis
Los Angeles Times
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If it seems like a minor miracle that its septuagenarian star is young enough to be the nonagenarian filmmaker's son, more incredible still are the clear-eyed boldness and quiet irony with which actor and director take on life's urgent questions.

Full Review Source: Los Angeles Times | Original Score: 4.5/5

August 29, 2002
Jonathan Rosenbaum
Chicago Reader
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The kind of quiet masterpiece that fully registers only after you've seen it.

Full Review Source: Chicago Reader | Original Score: 4/4

November 15, 2002
Jeffrey M. Anderson
Combustible Celluloid

One of the greatest films I've ever seen.

Full Review Source: Combustible Celluloid | Original Score: 4/4

November 7, 2002
Jeremy Heilman
MovieMartyr.com

It reaffirms life as it looks in the face of death.

Full Review Source: MovieMartyr.com | Original Score: 3.5/4

March 5, 2002
Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat
Spirituality and Practice

A touching drama about old age and grief with a tour de force performance by Michel Piccoli.

Full Review Source: Spirituality and Practice

August 17, 2002
Arthur Lazere
culturevulture.net

Oliveira trusts the intelligence of his audience...In the life of the city he suggests the ongoing life of humanity, the context in which individual mortality must be contemplated.

Full Review Source: culturevulture.net

October 26, 2002
Sean Axmaker
Seattle Post-Intelligencer

A minor film with major pleasures from Portuguese master Manoel de Oliviera...

Full Review Source: Seattle Post-Intelligencer | Original Score: B

November 21, 2002
Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

An understated film that touches on greatness.

Full Review Source: Ozus' World Movie Reviews | Original Score: A

August 28, 2012
Stephen Holden
New York Times
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Gives you the steady pulse of life in a beautiful city viewed through the eyes of a character who, in spite of tragic loss and increasing decrepitude, knows in his bones that he is one of the luckiest men alive.

Full Review Source: New York Times

October 22, 2001
Geoff Pevere
Toronto Star
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If that old bromide about the universal power of simple storytelling seems to bear repeating, it's because every powerful story simply told seems new in the telling.

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

April 19, 2002
J. Hoberman
Village Voice
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Escaping the studio, Piccoli is warmly affecting and so is this adroitly minimalist movie.

Full Review Source: Village Voice

August 13, 2002
Carrie Rickey
Philadelphia Inquirer
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What a role this is for Piccoli, who plays the hubristic king, the bereaved husband, the grand artist, in tones that range from thunder to whisper.

| Original Score: 3.5/4

September 5, 2002
Michael Wilmington
Chicago Tribune
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A work of devastating simplicity and poetic tact and grace.

Full Review Source: Chicago Tribune | Original Score: 4/4

September 12, 2002
Desson Thomson
Washington Post
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The movie is a trove of delights.

October 17, 2002
Geoff Andrew
Time Out
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January 26, 2006
Rich Cline
Shadows on the Wall
May 9, 2002
Deborah Young
Variety
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March 27, 2009

FilmFour.com
May 21, 2002

Guardian
May 26, 2002

St. Louis Post-Dispatch
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January 18, 2003

Houston Chronicle
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July 21, 2005
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