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Intermission Reviews

Geoff Andrew
Time Out
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June 24, 2006

Houston Chronicle
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July 21, 2005
Anthony Lane
New Yorker
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The great thing about Intermission is that you barely have time to spot the gaps.

August 1, 2004
Geoff Pevere
Toronto Star
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Not real Irish, but the movie kind: the latest to stumble off the [John] Ford assembly-line.

Full Review Source: Toronto Star | Original Score: 2/5

May 28, 2004
Stephen Cole
Globe and Mail
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Such are the dangers of teaching foreign cultures to yelp like Reservoir Dogs.

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

May 28, 2004
Carrie Rickey
Philadelphia Inquirer
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Intermission bursts with the energy of a documentary filmed on the run with a stolen camera.

| Original Score: 3/4

April 24, 2004
Roger Moore
Orlando Sentinel
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Intermission is the first movie in ages to show us what Irish native Hollywood star Farrell is capable of.

Full Review Source: Orlando Sentinel | Original Score: 4/5

April 16, 2004

St. Louis Post-Dispatch
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April 9, 2004
Terry Lawson
Detroit Free Press
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One of those films that should keep you entirely entertained but that disappears from memory almost immediately.

Full Review Source: Detroit Free Press | Original Score: 3/4

April 9, 2004
Tom Long
Detroit News
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Invigorating fun -- cheeky, saucy, a bit crass and just drunk enough on its own sense of playful invention.

| Original Score: B

April 9, 2004
Tom Maurstad
Dallas Morning News
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A welcome reminder that the best, most fun entertainment encourages thinking, not the cessation of it.

Full Review Source: Dallas Morning News | Original Score: A-

April 1, 2004
Michael O'Sullivan
Washington Post
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Very, very funny, thanks to a lively first script by Mark O'Rowe, who has a good ear for earthy dialogue and a sense of life's absurd little synchronicities.

March 26, 2004
Desson Thomson
Washington Post
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So full of pep you can't help surrendering to its creative energy.

March 26, 2004
John Hartl
Seattle Times
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The cast is strong enough to overcome the more frantic moments and lend some weight to the characters.

Full Review Source: Seattle Times | Original Score: 2.5/4

March 26, 2004
Ruthe Stein
San Francisco Chronicle
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Often unsettling -- random acts of violence outnumber those of kindness. But it's also touching, startlingly original and even profound.

Full Review Source: San Francisco Chronicle | Original Score: 4/4

March 26, 2004
Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times
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A virtuoso act from beginning to end, juggling violence and farce, coincidence and luck, characters with good hearts and others evil to the core.

Full Review Source: Chicago Sun-Times | Original Score: 3.5/4

March 26, 2004
Glenn Lovell
San Jose Mercury News
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There are some genuinely funny moments... There also are some genuinely horrifying ones. The problem is, they never really mesh.

| Original Score: 2.5/4

March 25, 2004
Mark Caro
Chicago Tribune
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If Intermission isn't profound, it's got boisterous humor and energy.

Full Review Source: Chicago Tribune | Original Score: 3/4

March 25, 2004
Richard Roeper
Ebert & Roeper
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This is a likeable movie about nasty people.

Full Review Source: Ebert & Roeper

March 22, 2004
Lisa Rose
Newark Star-Ledger
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Visceral thrills and mordant humor are on this film's agenda, and it serves up both in style.

Full Review Source: Newark Star-Ledger

March 19, 2004
John Anderson
Newsday
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Working off a very funny and intricately formulated screenplay by Mark O'Rowe, what Crowley gives us is an entertaining example of Irish-Alt cinema ('alt' standing for both 'alternative' and 'Altman').

Full Review Source: Newsday | Original Score: 3/4

March 19, 2004
Lou Lumenick
New York Post
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First-time director John Crowley and novice screenwriter Mark O'Rowe -- both Irish theater veterans -- make impressive movie debuts as they sketch a huge gallery of colorful characters, beautifully portrayed by a top-drawer cast.

| Original Score: 2.5/4

March 19, 2004
Jack Mathews
New York Daily News
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It's as if Crowley, a theater director, took Pulp Fiction as his guide without understanding its appeal.

Full Review Source: New York Daily News | Original Score: 2/4

March 19, 2004
Ty Burr
Boston Globe
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A spiky comic treat.

Full Review Source: Boston Globe | Original Score: 3/4

March 19, 2004
Kevin Thomas
Los Angeles Times
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A tedious and under-inspired comedy about a dozen all-too-ordinary Dubliners leading lives of not-so-quiet desperation that intersect with one another improbably.

Full Review Source: Los Angeles Times | Original Score: 2/5

March 18, 2004
Elvis Mitchell
New York Times
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Surprise hovers over this dry-roasted and altogether compelling Irish comedy-drama like a creature waiting to stun the cast of the movie into submission.

Full Review Source: New York Times | Original Score: 3.5/5

March 18, 2004
Rex Reed
New York Observer
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A gritty tapestry embroidered with the light and dark chiaroscuro of wit and sorrow, Intermission is a jagged hymn to transience and the self-discovery it offers.

Full Review Source: New York Observer

March 18, 2004
Andrew Sarris
New York Observer
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A failed experiment with more than a few gleaming insights.

Full Review Source: New York Observer

March 18, 2004
Scott Foundas
L.A. Weekly
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A fairly saccharine collage of self-redemptive gestures and happy endings that, true to its title, only fitfully compels.

Full Review Source: L.A. Weekly

March 18, 2004
Lisa Schwarzbaum
Entertainment Weekly
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The first Irish creation I've seen in ages to pull off the high-difficulty feat of trafficking in grit, drollery, and emotion without turning to blarney as a crutch.

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

March 17, 2004
Jessica Winter
Village Voice
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Like a loud and intermittently charismatic drunk at a dreary dive bar, Intermission grabs your attention, but in no time you're looking for the nearest exit.

Full Review Source: Village Voice

March 16, 2004
Michael Rechtshaffen
Hollywood Reporter
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Armed with playwright O'Rowe's fresh dialogue, the characters are a treat to get to know, but the most intriguing thing about the film is the always inventive way in which their lives intersect.

September 24, 2003
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