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Imaginary Heroes Reviews

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Cole Smithey

Sigourney Weaver is impeccable as a distraught mother who resorts to pot to barricade her emotions in writer/director Dan Harris' diamond-sharp treatise on American family dysfunction that makes "The Ice Storm" look like a walk in the park.

Full Review Source: | Original Score: B

July 2, 2009
Pablo Villaca
Cinema em Cena

Dan Harris e suas criações habitam um universo repleto de incidentes absolutamente artificiais e de clichês risíveis.

| Original Score: 1/5

November 21, 2005
Matthew Turner

It's unusual and faintly disturbing to see Jeff Daniels play such an unlikeable character.

Full Review Source: ViewLondon | Original Score: 3/5

July 5, 2005
Rich Cline
Shadows on the Wall

Especially forceful performances make it well worth watching, even if it becomes a bit too much at times.

Full Review Source: Shadows on the Wall | Original Score: 3/5

June 4, 2005
Scott Weinberg

A "personal" sort of story that might just hit you like a ton of bricks. Me? Not so much.

Full Review Source: | Original Score: 2.5/5

June 3, 2005
Jack Garner
Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

Sigourney Weaver stands out as the heart of Imaginary Heroes, a depiction of a troubled suburban family.

Full Review Source: Rochester Democrat and Chronicle | Original Score: 7/10

May 27, 2005
Ken Hanke
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)

Not a great movie, by any means, but it is an always-interesting one - even when it veers off the rails.

Full Review Source: Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC) | Original Score: 4/5

May 18, 2005
Lori Hoffman
Atlantic City Weekly

Sigourney Weaver is magnificent in Imaginary Heroes ...

Full Review | Original Score: 3/4

May 13, 2005
Michele Kenner
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Harris cannot justify this family of misfits contrived for the screen.

| Original Score: 2/4

April 14, 2005
Forrest Hartman
Reno Gazette-Journal

Writer-director Dan Harris' script is so disjointed that Heroes rambles for most of its nearly two-hours.

| Original Score: 2/4

April 8, 2005
Rob Thomas
Capital Times (Madison, WI)

With that much baggage, Tim doesn't need a loving family. He needs a Smarte Carte.

Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4

April 7, 2005
John Wirt
Advocate (Baton Rouge, LA)

Stumbling between failed comedy and stilted drama, Imaginary Heroes never finds a convincing tone.

April 1, 2005
Sean Means
Salt Lake Tribune

Writer-director Dan Harris ... runs Tim and the Travises through the dysfunctional-family checklist.

Full Review Source: Salt Lake Tribune | Original Score: 1.5/4

April 1, 2005
Angela Baldassarre

Sigourney Weaver gives a terrific performance in this impressive film.

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March 21, 2005
Liam Lacey
Globe and Mail
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Although she comes across as bordering on insufferable, we are expected to understand that Sandy is the touchstone of honesty in the film because, like other American films of the Sundance variety, eccentricity signifies emotional authenticity.

Full Review Source: Globe and Mail | Original Score: 2/4

March 18, 2005
Geoff Pevere
Toronto Star
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Weaver pretty much keeps Imaginary Heroes aloft.

Full Review Source: Toronto Star | Original Score: 2/4

March 18, 2005
John Beifuss
Commercial Appeal (Memphis, TN)

If the film had been about Weaver rather than her family, Harris might have scripted an ending that represented a risky individual choice instead of a communal retreat.

| Original Score: 2.5/4

March 18, 2005
Philip Martin
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette

...chisel away the superfluous, and there is a very fine movie here.

Full Review Source: Arkansas Democrat-Gazette | Original Score: B-

March 18, 2005
Marc Savlov
Austin Chronicle

Has a third act that consists almost entirely of skeletons tumbling out of the closet, but Weaver's and Hirsch's flawless performances elevate the film above and beyond the ranks of 'Ordinary People' pastiches, and in the end it stands on its own merits.

Full Review Source: Austin Chronicle | Original Score: 3/5

March 13, 2005
Roger Moore
Orlando Sentinel
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Failed ambition is still ambition. Imaginary Heroes may overreach, but it challenges us as it does. That's heroic in any filmmaker.

Full Review Source: Orlando Sentinel | Original Score: 3/5

March 11, 2005
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