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Merci Docteur Rey Reviews

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TV Guide's Movie Guide

The grinding noises you hear are the gears of this labored French comedy straining to keep a ridiculously convoluted narrative moving along.

Full Review Source: TV Guide's Movie Guide | Original Score: 2/4

February 25, 2009
Jessica Winter
Time Out
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A limp, smirky lark.

Full Review Source: Time Out

February 9, 2006
Stephen Holden
New York Times
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The movie, written and directed by Andrew Litvack, a protégé of Ismail Merchant and James Ivory, strains to be the ne plus ultra of arch, hyper-sophisticated fun, but the laughs are few.

| Original Score: 1.5/5

January 15, 2005
Frank Swietek
One Guy's Opinion

An arch, clumsy effort...not only poorly written but ineptly staged... Mercy!

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

October 25, 2004
Laura Kelly
South Florida Sun-Sentinel

Merci Docteur Rey, which occasionally works as a passable farce, stoops to the sight gag of vomit.

| Original Score: 2/4

October 14, 2004

Merci for nothing, Docteur Rey.

Full Review Source: | Original Score: 2/5

October 8, 2004
Angela Shah
Dallas Morning News
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While the cast of Merci Docteur Rey gives it a good shot, this romp stumbles a bit.

Full Review Source: Dallas Morning News | Original Score: C+

October 7, 2004

E! Online

It's as if Litvack tossed all these bad gags, multiple storylines and kooky characters into a blender and hit puree.

Full Review Source: E! Online | Original Score: D

October 1, 2004
David Noh
Film Journal International

What is all too apparent on the screen is a general pointless ineptitude, particularly dire in circumstances which require both material and handling to be done with the most effervescent of skill.

Full Review Source: Film Journal International

September 25, 2004
Stephen Schaefer
Boston Herald

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

September 24, 2004
V.A. Musetto
New York Post
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Brainless and pointless.

| Original Score: 1/4

September 20, 2004
Robert Dominguez
New York Daily News
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Tries too hard to be madcap.

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

September 17, 2004
Kim Williamson
Boxoffice Magazine

In this comedy of murder, there is exactly one laugh, involving a dress and wallpaper, which is one more than there is of a real human moment or emotion.

Full Review Source: Boxoffice Magazine | Original Score: 1.5/5

September 17, 2004
Susan Granger

There's much ado about very little in this flimsy, fallible Gallic comedy/melodrama which confounds with its complex, voyeuristic incongruity.

Full Review Source: | Original Score: 4/10

September 17, 2004
Ella Taylor
L.A. Weekly
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This is less a coming-out tale than a showcase for late-middle- aged hysterical divas in flowing caftans to yell, scream and ride roughshod over the young homosexuals who are nominally the movie's center.

Full Review Source: L.A. Weekly

September 15, 2004
David Blaylock
Village Voice
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With Yank Andrew Litvack pinch-hitting for producers Ismail Merchant and James Ivory, Merci is free of much of that M-I pomposity, replacing it with an unnerving drollness.

Full Review Source: Village Voice

September 14, 2004
Dennis Harvey
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It comes off as forced wackiness of the worst kind, at once cloddish and faux-sophisticated.

Full Review Source: Variety

September 10, 2004
Gabriel Shanks
Mixed Reviews

Lacks the sophistication it needs to be truly effective, hopelessly lost in its unfunny gags and weak plotting.

Full Review Source: Mixed Reviews | Original Score: D+

September 2, 2004
Dan Callahan

Full Review Source: | Original Score: 1/5

August 29, 2004
Phil Hall
Film Threat


Full Review Source: Film Threat | Original Score: 0.5/5

August 27, 2004
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