Opening

94% Dawn Of The Planet Of The Apes Jul 11
100% Boyhood Jul 11
9% Rage Jul 11
25% A Long Way Down Jul 11
—— The Class Of '92 Jul 08

Top Box Office

17% Transformers: Age of Extinction $37.1M
24% Tammy $21.6M
85% 22 Jump Street $9.8M
31% Deliver Us from Evil $9.7M
92% How to Train Your Dragon 2 $9.0M
48% Earth to Echo $8.4M
49% Maleficent $6.2M
53% Jersey Boys $5.2M
24% Think Like a Man Too $4.9M
90% Edge of Tomorrow $3.7M

Coming Soon

—— The Purge: Anarchy Jul 18
—— Sex Tape Jul 18
—— Hercules Jul 25
—— Lucy Jul 25
—— Guardians of the Galaxy Aug 01

Premieres Tonight

85% Welcome to Sweden: Season 1
44% Working the Engels: Season 1

New Episodes Tonight

25% Black Box: Season 1
100% Defiance: Season 2
40% Dominion: Season 1
41% Gang Related: Season 1
86% Maron: Season 2
94% Rectify: Season 2
—— Rookie Blue: Season 5

Discuss Last Night's Shows

—— Graceland: Season 2
—— Hot in Cleveland: Season 5
50% Jennifer Falls: Season 1
—— Motive: Season 2
69% Mystery Girls: Season 1
—— Rogue: Season 2
100% Suits: Season 4
38% Taxi Brooklyn: Season 1
—— Wilfred: Season 4
43% Young & Hungry: Season 1

Live-in Maid (Cama adentro) Reviews

Page 1 of 2
Louis Proyect
rec.arts.movies.reviews

Incisive study of class relationships between a pauperized would-be aristocratic woman and the maid who is increasingly ready to break free.

Full Review Source: rec.arts.movies.reviews

December 14, 2007
Bill Stamets
Chicago Sun-Times
Top Critic IconTop Critic

Live-in Maid is a study of two women who appear not to like each other very much, yet their link makes for a moving drama about friendship.

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

October 19, 2007
Wesley Morris
Boston Globe
Top Critic IconTop Critic

[A] simply told, but emotionally robust movie.

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

October 19, 2007
Carina Chocano
Los Angeles Times
Top Critic IconTop Critic

It paints a lovely, intimate portrait of a complex relationship and shows a side of Latin American life we rarely see on American screens.

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

October 18, 2007
Laura Clifford
Reeling Reviews

From the rooms and spaces which house the two women to the slow unraveling of their history together, Live In Maid is a wonder of economic storytelling.

Full Review Source: Reeling Reviews | Original Score: B+

October 14, 2007
Frank Swietek
One Guy's Opinion

As a character study it carries a quiet, almost serene dramatic power as well as a strong current of dark humor.

Full Review Source: One Guy's Opinion | Original Score: B+

September 24, 2007
Michael Sragow
Baltimore Sun

If you care about the art of movie acting, run to the Charles to see Norma Aleandro bring tragicomic stature to the role of a haute bourgeois Buenos Aires woman fallen on hard times in Live-In Maid.

Full Review Source: Baltimore Sun | Original Score: B+

September 21, 2007
Ann Hornaday
Washington Post
Top Critic IconTop Critic

A vivid portrait of a society in the midst of wrenching change, but it transcends its immediate context to become a thoughtful, even unforgettable, chamber piece, performed with exquisite subtlety by two fine actresses.

Full Review Source: Washington Post

September 20, 2007
Jean Lowerison
San Diego Metropolitan

Writer/director Jorge Gagggero has made a sensitive and lovely portrayal of two women.

Full Review Source: San Diego Metropolitan

September 15, 2007
Chris Hewitt (St. Paul)
St. Paul Pioneer Press

It's a small movie but a smartly detailed one.

Full Review Source: St. Paul Pioneer Press | Original Score: 3/4

September 13, 2007
Annlee Ellingson
Boxoffice Magazine

Gaggero not only draws out such nuances from the two women but illustrates the complexities of their friendship with carefully constructed cinematography.

Full Review Source: Boxoffice Magazine | Original Score: 3.5/5

September 8, 2007
Steven Winn
San Francisco Chronicle
Top Critic IconTop Critic

Live-In Maid is a modest chamber piece enriched by its affecting human harmonies and overtones.

Full Review Source: San Francisco Chronicle | Original Score: 3/4

August 31, 2007
Joe Morgenstern
Wall Street Journal
Top Critic IconTop Critic

Even if I knew how things turned out in Live-In Maid, a fine Argentinean film with English subtitles, I wouldn't give away the ending.

Full Review Source: Wall Street Journal

August 30, 2007
Tom Keogh
Seattle Times
Top Critic IconTop Critic

Live-in Maid is a fascinating directorial exercise in observing characters whose long history together is coming to an end.

Full Review Source: Seattle Times | Original Score: 3/4

August 10, 2007
Bill White
Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Gaggero keeps his focus on the two women who, in order to survive, discover they must drop the facade of class and act upon their 30-year relationship.

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

August 9, 2007
Noel Murray
AV Club
Top Critic IconTop Critic

Writer-director Gaggero shoots for a kind of docu-realism, with a few overtly cinematic interludes, like one well-paced split-screen sequence.

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

July 21, 2007
Eric D. Snider
EricDSnider.com

Dora and Beba both seem like real people, independent women who struggle to hide how dependent they really are.

Full Review Source: EricDSnider.com | Original Score: B+

July 21, 2007

Film Threat

An unexpectly affectionate study of friendship between two very different Argentinian women who come from two different social classes.

Full Review Source: Film Threat | Original Score: 4/5

July 21, 2007
Ken Fox
TV Guide's Movie Guide

The economic and social crisis that rocked Buenos Aires is only obliquely referred to, but in the character of Beba -- so beautifully played by the great Norma Aleandro -- we see the image of Argentina: a dignified beauty laid low by economic catastrophe.

Full Review Source: TV Guide's Movie Guide | Original Score: 3.5/4

July 20, 2007
V.A. Musetto
New York Post
Top Critic IconTop Critic

They [Aleandro and Argentina] take what could be clichéd characters and turn them into living, breathing people that viewers can care about.

Full Review Source: New York Post | Original Score: 3/4

July 20, 2007
Page 1 of 2
Find us on:                     
Help | About | Jobs | Critics Submission | Press | API | Licensing | Mobile