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The Joneses Reviews

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Kevin Carr
7M Pictures

As interesting as the message is with this film, it is equally as hypocritical of the movie industry to shake its finger at fads, trendsetters and materialistic nonsense.

Full Review Source: 7M Pictures | Original Score: 2.5/5

August 1, 2012
Jonathan Kiefer
Sacramento News & Review

Even with decent turns from the leads, and a usefully soulful one from Gary Cole as a neighbor inclined to do the proverbial keeping up, the film can't always manage to justify itself as an actual movie instead of merely a clever concept.

Full Review Source: Sacramento News & Review | Original Score: 3/5

April 12, 2011
Rich Cline
Shadows on the Wall

A darkly comical satire about affluence might seem a bit ill-timed during a global recession. But a strong cast makes this film very watchable, even as it slips into melodrama.

Full Review Source: Shadows on the Wall | Original Score: 3.5/5

April 12, 2011
Rafer Guzman
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The Joneses starts with a great pitch but ultimately fails to close the deal.

Full Review Source: Newsday

April 12, 2011
Beth Accomando

Dawn of the Dead made a savvier commentary on consumerism and materialism.

Full Review Source:

April 12, 2011
Robert Hanks

Borte, directing his first film, does a smooth, confident job, so that even though the set-up isn't quite plausible you're happy to go along with it.

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

April 12, 2011
Sean Edgar
Paste Magazine

Think of it as an inverted Truman Show, with David Duchovny and Demi Moore as yuppified secret salesmen hawking an idealized suburban lifestyle while incognito.

Full Review Source: Paste Magazine | Original Score: 8.6/10

April 12, 2011
Dave White

Way to kill that dark comedy you were going for.

Full Review Source: | Original Score: 1/5

April 4, 2011
Joseph Proimakis
Movies for the Masses

full review at Movies for the Masses

Full Review Source: Movies for the Masses | Original Score: 1.5/5

November 20, 2010
Josh Larsen

A missed opportunity from 2010 that could have been so timely and brilliant that it's almost painful to watch.

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

October 29, 2010
Mike Barnard
Future Movies UK

Taken at surface level, The Joneses does succeed in presenting its attack on consumerism; and for that alone it sparks up talking points and will leave you to think about exactly why you bought the model of car or mobile phone you did.

Full Review Source: Future Movies UK | Original Score: 6/10

August 21, 2010
Scott Nash
Three Movie Buffs

Plays it far too safe and ends up not saying anything at all.

Full Review Source: Three Movie Buffs | Original Score: 2/4

August 20, 2010
Perri Nemiroff

Exceptionally thoughtful, not only in terms of consumerism, but when considering the value of compassion as well. Worth your hard earned money, no strings attached.

Full Review Source: | Original Score: 3.5/5

August 13, 2010
Alison Gang
San Diego Union-Tribune

We know by now that blatant, senseless consumption is bad, harmful even. But the biggest surprise about The Joneses is its skillful avoidance of any meaning or significance whatsoever.

Full Review Source: San Diego Union-Tribune | Original Score: 1/4

August 11, 2010
Matt Soergel
Florida Times-Union

A fine, sneaky satire ... undercut by an awful ending, one that smells as if someone (a corporation perhaps?) got their hands on it.

Full Review Source: Florida Times-Union | Original Score: 2.5/4

May 27, 2010
Gary Wolcott
Tri-City Herald

The film's fatal flaw is Borte's refusal to give his satire the darker, uncomfortable edge it needs to give his lesson some impact.

Full Review Source: Tri-City Herald | Original Score: 3/5

May 15, 2010
Alissa Wilkinson
Christianity Today

This cautionary tale depicts consumers who believe they deserve stuff, whether or not they can pay for it. Rarely is this kind of truth seen onscreen in such a subtle and entertaining film.

Full Review Source: Christianity Today | Original Score: 3/4

May 7, 2010
Emily S. Mendel

The Joneses is somewhat entertaining ... because of its deliciously clichéd suburban location ... good acting and creative premise.

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April 30, 2010
Nigel Floyd

Every now and then a small, intelligent, quietly thought-provoking film slips through the Hollywood studios' net and prompts the thought, How did this ever get made?

Full Review Source: Film4 | Original Score: 3.5/5

April 29, 2010
Neil Smith
Total Film

It's a fine idea that could have made for a devastating critique of consumerism had Borte chosen to follow it through to a cynical, nihilistic conclusion.

Full Review Source: Total Film | Original Score: 3/5

April 29, 2010
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