Saving Grace B. Jones Reviews

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Nick McCarthy
Slant Magazine
December 12, 2012
This cumbersome and graceless 1950s-set period drama possesses the reactionary life insights and amateurish production values of a Lifetime soap.
Full Review | Original Score: 0/4
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Sherilyn Connelly
Village Voice
December 12, 2012
The film packs in more characters, subplots, and moments of nostalgic detail than it can gracefully accommodate, and the pacing often feels rushed.
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John Anderson
Variety
December 13, 2012
Most of what Stevens has concocted here is hard to take.
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Stephen Holden
New York Times
December 13, 2012
Ms. O'Neal has her moments, but the decision to portray her as a raving maniac yields diminishing returns.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
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Frank Scheck
Hollywood Reporter
December 13, 2012
Connie Stevens' directorial debut blends family drama with psychological thriller to ultimately uneven effect.
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Sheri Linden
Los Angeles Times
December 14, 2012
The film ably captures the painful messiness of seemingly simple lives.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
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