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Little White Lies Reviews

Calvin Wilson
St. Louis Post-Dispatch
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"Little White Lies" is a bit too long, but has plenty of Gallic charm.

Full Review Source: St. Louis Post-Dispatch | Original Score: 3/4

October 11, 2012
John Hartl
Seattle Times
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A sprawling, initially engaging French comedy-drama that became a hit in France but ultimately underwhelms.

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

September 27, 2012
Colin Covert
Minneapolis Star Tribune
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The script is banal, but the acting company and the locations are easy on the eyes.

Full Review Source: Minneapolis Star Tribune | Original Score: 2.5/4

September 20, 2012
Ty Burr
Boston Globe
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The overall tone of "Little White Lies" feels off, or maybe it just doesn't translate to American audiences.

Full Review Source: Boston Globe | Original Score: 2/4

September 13, 2012
James Berardinelli
ReelViews
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At times, it's amusing. At times, it's tragic. At times, it's romantic. But, like many vacations, it's way, way too long.

Full Review Source: ReelViews | Original Score: 2.5/4

September 13, 2012
Stephanie Merry
Washington Post
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As the movie wears on ... the melodrama amps up to a final scene capable of draining any remaining pathos.

Full Review Source: Washington Post | Original Score: 2/4

September 7, 2012
Steven Rea
Philadelphia Inquirer
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Little White Lies wants to capture something momentous and meaningful in these people's lives. But ultimately it's hard to care.

Full Review Source: Philadelphia Inquirer | Original Score: 2.5/4

September 6, 2012
Kerry Lengel
Arizona Republic
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There's a fly-on-the-wall quality to it that adds a voyeuristic zing to the proceedings and gives this French take on "The Big Chill" its particular warmth.

Full Review Source: Arizona Republic | Original Score: 4/5

September 6, 2012
Mick LaSalle
San Francisco Chronicle
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It's just that, when it's over, 2 1/2 hours seems too big an investment for just pretty good.

Full Review Source: San Francisco Chronicle | Original Score: 2/4

August 31, 2012
Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times
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The movie is 154 minutes long. It probably doesn't need to be that long, but there's an advantage to sinking into this milieu, growing familiar with the characters and learning their stories.

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

August 30, 2012
Owen Gleiberman
Entertainment Weekly
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The trouble with Guillaume Canet's French gloss on The Big Chill is that it has no underlying chill.

Full Review Source: Entertainment Weekly | Original Score: C

August 29, 2012
Kyle Smith
New York Post
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A film this long should end with the audience feeling it knows the characters like old friends. Instead it ends with an outside observer delivering an insight that isn't really an insight.

Full Review Source: New York Post | Original Score: 2.5/4

August 24, 2012
Stephen Whitty
Newark Star-Ledger
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Pretty easy to take, and not just because of the lovely photography of the French coast, all oyster farms and pink wine and long dinners under the trees. Because there are also these wonderful performers.

Full Review Source: Newark Star-Ledger | Original Score: 3/4

August 24, 2012
Sheri Linden
Los Angeles Times
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With an ensemble led by Marion Cotillard and François Cluzet, the French hit has personality to burn, and squanders most of it.

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

August 23, 2012
Mark Jenkins
NPR
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Little White Lies simply tries too hard.

Full Review Source: NPR

August 23, 2012
Stephen Holden
New York Times
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Although these friends have some fun horsing around in the water, their conflicts and rivalries make for a tense, joyless holiday that is anything but relaxing.

Full Review Source: New York Times | Original Score: 2.5/5

August 23, 2012
Joe Morgenstern
Wall Street Journal
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A movie built from strung-together set pieces.

Full Review Source: Wall Street Journal

August 23, 2012
Joe Neumaier
New York Daily News
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Can tout a gorgeous setting, a group of appealing actors and a mastery of the art of wine-fueled conversation.

Full Review Source: New York Daily News | Original Score: 3/5

August 23, 2012
Tasha Robinson
AV Club
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Little White Lies' fundamental problem is that it's hard to empathize with characters who have so little empathy themselves.

Full Review Source: AV Club | Original Score: C-

August 23, 2012
David Fear
Time Out New York
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Canet's melodrama has earned the snarky sobriquet "the Gallic Big Chill" on the festival circuit, but that's giving this mush way too much credit.

Full Review Source: Time Out New York | Original Score: 2/5

August 21, 2012
Melissa Anderson
Village Voice
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The din of this crew's constant caviling and passive-aggressive insulting is further intensified by the puzzling, nonstop boomer soundtrack

Full Review Source: Village Voice

August 21, 2012
Jon Frosch
The Atlantic
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More than two hours and thirty minutes of bland images and platitude-heavy breakthroughs.

Full Review Source: The Atlantic

June 11, 2012
Rick Groen
Globe and Mail
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In what's meant to be a French take on The Big Chill -- comedy meets pathos as friends gather at a country house in the wake of a tragedy -- writer-director Guillaume Canet has wrought a meandering script that exercises everything except restraint.

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

May 27, 2011
Linda Barnard
Toronto Star
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At 154 minutes, Little White Lies goes on 30 minutes longer than necessary and, with the exception of Cotillard, is heavily weighted toward the men's stories.

Full Review Source: Toronto Star | Original Score: 2.5/4

May 26, 2011
Trevor Johnston
Time Out
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It's slightly glib, very glossy and over-extended at 154 minutes. But there's an overriding sense that Canet knows this territory, and gets the best out of an excellent cast.

Full Review Source: Time Out | Original Score: 3/5

April 13, 2011
Michael Rechtshaffen
Hollywood Reporter
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Canet has difficulty maintaining the film's finely calibrated tragic-comedic balance in the heavily maudlin third act, much to its detriment.

Full Review Source: Hollywood Reporter

September 22, 2010
Jordan Mintzer
Variety
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With a meandering 2 1/2-hour edit that could easily lose a reel or two, the fun gives way to several longueurs midway through.

Full Review Source: Variety

September 12, 2010
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