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New Year's Eve Reviews

Rafer Guzman
Newsday
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New Year's Eve is a perfect example of why the adjective "Hollywood" is so often used as a pejorative.

Full Review Source: Newsday | Original Score: 1/4

December 9, 2011
Linda Holmes
NPR
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The only entertaining way to watch New Year's Eve is as a cruel experiment in which performers stranded with absolutely no script support are forced to subsist on pure presence, which quickly becomes a blood sport in which only a few survive.

Full Review Source: NPR

December 9, 2011
Tom Long
Detroit News
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Written on the level of a bad episode of The Love Boat, this is one of those concoctions that intertwines about 10 storylines and then concludes with a cherry on top.

Full Review Source: Detroit News | Original Score: D

December 9, 2011
Lisa Kennedy
Denver Post
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The only thing that can inspire more cynicism than a holiday's coerced emotions may be a film that both exploits and celebrates said emotions.

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

December 9, 2011
Richard Roeper
Richard Roeper.com
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It's all perfectly pleasant and perfectly harmless and perfectly bland.

Full Review Source: Richard Roeper.com | Original Score: 2/5

December 9, 2011
Stephen Whitty
Newark Star-Ledger
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Should auld acquaintance be forgot? I don't know, but "New Year's Eve" sure should be.

Full Review Source: Newark Star-Ledger | Original Score: 1/4

December 9, 2011
Dave McGinn
Globe and Mail
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This New Year's Eve leaves you feeling like you've got no one to kiss at midnight.

Full Review Source: Globe and Mail | Original Score: 0.5/4

December 9, 2011
Alonso Duralde
TheWrap
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None of the marquee names come off particularly well here, so it's more a matter of figuring out who embarrasses themselves the most.

Full Review Source: TheWrap

December 9, 2011
Ann Hornaday
Washington Post
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Sags when it should shimmer, labors clunkily when it should glide and - most unforgivably - plops some otherwise attractive and even talented actors into roles that are completely outside their physical and psychic comfort zone.

Full Review Source: Washington Post | Original Score: 1/4

December 9, 2011
Sara Stewart
New York Post
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A soul-sucking monument to Hollywood greed and saccharine holiday culture.

Full Review Source: New York Post | Original Score: 0/4

December 9, 2011
Linda Barnard
Toronto Star
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We hope that somewhere amid the streamers and popping champagne corks director Marshall is making a resolution to stop making these movies.

Full Review Source: Toronto Star | Original Score: 1.5/4

December 9, 2011
Eric D. Snider
Film.com
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An even lazier, even dumber re-hash of Valentine's Day - a movie that was already very lazy and dumb to begin with.

Full Review Source: Film.com | Original Score: D-

December 9, 2011
Mick LaSalle
San Francisco Chronicle
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What can be said about a movie that is nice and awful? That has a warm spirit and is 100 percent phony? That has all the stars in the galaxy and all the appeal of rotting fish?

Full Review Source: San Francisco Chronicle | Original Score: 1/4

December 8, 2011
Stephen Holden
New York Times
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The screenplay isn't written so much as assembled in carefully slotted little blocks, following the rules of a screenwriting textbook.

Full Review Source: New York Times | Original Score: 1/5

December 8, 2011
Peter Rainer
Christian Science Monitor
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The film is like one of those Robert Altman big-canvas movies minus the inspiration.

Full Review Source: Christian Science Monitor | Original Score: C-

December 8, 2011
Claudia Puig
USA Today
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Why bother with a new title? New Year's Eve is simply 2010's Valentine's Day all over again, and it's about as appealing as a flute of cheap Champagne left over from the last holiday.

Full Review Source: USA Today | Original Score: 1/4

December 8, 2011
Colin Covert
Minneapolis Star Tribune
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The movie plays like a time warp to 1951. The opening shot of the movie is a horse and buggy. Jon Bon Jovi plays pop music's hottest superstar. You half expect the actors to pass a kissing booth or an organ grinder with a leashed monkey.

Full Review Source: Minneapolis Star Tribune | Original Score: 0.5/4

December 8, 2011
David Hiltbrand
Philadelphia Inquirer
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This is more of a clown car than it is a movie.

Full Review Source: Philadelphia Inquirer | Original Score: 2/4

December 8, 2011
Wesley Morris
Boston Globe
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"New Year's Eve'' is fun in the way that eating at a buffet is fun. It's two hours of foods that have nothing to do with each other piled high on a plate because it was too cheap to resist.

Full Review Source: Boston Globe | Original Score: 1/4

December 8, 2011
Peter Travers
Rolling Stone
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Director Garry Marshall follows last year's Valentine's Day with New Year's Eve where an all-star cast lines up to collect paychecks - at our expense!

Full Review Source: Rolling Stone | Original Score: 0/4

December 8, 2011
Joe Williams
St. Louis Post-Dispatch
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The sanitized setting and sappy script are so littered with cardboard characters and crass product placements that you'll mourn for the muggers and porno theaters that De Niro cursed in "Taxi Driver."

Full Review Source: St. Louis Post-Dispatch | Original Score: 1/4

December 8, 2011
Elizabeth Weitzman
New York Daily News
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An inferior retread of Marshall's equally contrived "Valentine's Day," only dressed up with coats and confetti.

Full Review Source: New York Daily News | Original Score: 2/5

December 8, 2011
Mary F. Pols
TIME Magazine
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Neither nicely written, nor nicely acted nor nicely made.

Full Review Source: TIME Magazine

December 8, 2011
Connie Ogle
Miami Herald
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New Year's Eve is not unbearable. It's not bad, but it's not good, either.

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

December 8, 2011
Michael Phillips
Chicago Tribune
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Marshall knows a certain kind of comedy, but his technique has a way of pitting performers squarely against their own material.

Full Review Source: Chicago Tribune | Original Score: 2/4

December 8, 2011
Owen Gleiberman
Entertainment Weekly
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A movie I often found myself laughing at in ridicule, and one that also gave me a lump in the throat. So I guess you could say I had a good time.

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

December 8, 2011
Nathan Rabin
AV Club
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It has plenty of plastic heart, but it'd be hard to imagine a film that took fewer chances, or more dogged pride in playing it safe.

Full Review Source: AV Club | Original Score: D+

December 8, 2011
Moira MacDonald
Seattle Times
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Like the stroke of midnight, "New Year's Eve" disappears almost instantly, leaving little behind but limp streamers and the sense that, surely, there was a better party going on somewhere else.

Full Review Source: Seattle Times | Original Score: 2/4

December 8, 2011
Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times
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How is it possible to assemble more than two dozen stars in a movie and find nothing interesting for any of them to do?

Full Review Source: Chicago Sun-Times | Original Score: 1/4

December 8, 2011
Kerry Lengel
Arizona Republic
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It is the cinematic equivalent of a greeting card: Both the sentiment and the laughs are plentiful, cheap and forgettable.

Full Review Source: Arizona Republic | Original Score: 2/5

December 7, 2011
Andrew Barker
Variety
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Offering around a dozen barely there, aggressively agreeable mini-stories spliced together and spit out with lawnmower-style eloquence, the film is pushed to punishing lengths by the engorged cast list.

Full Review Source: Variety

December 6, 2011
Michael Rechtshaffen
Hollywood Reporter
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The result proves to be as appealing and effervescent as a flute of flat champagne.

Full Review Source: Hollywood Reporter

December 6, 2011
Jake Coyle
Associated Press
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If there is some kind of world record for schmaltz, this may have set it.

Full Review Source: Associated Press | Original Score: 1.5/4

December 6, 2011
Matt Singer
Time Out New York
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It all adds up to a celebrity-obsessed city symphony played on one painfully flat note.

Full Review Source: Time Out New York | Original Score: 1/5

December 6, 2011
Melissa Anderson
Village Voice
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Mayans might have predicted the end of the world in 2012, but could they have known that the countdown to eternal hellfire would begin with Garry Marshall's New Year's Eve?

Full Review Source: Village Voice

December 6, 2011
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