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Seeking a Friend for the End of the World Reviews

Trevor Johnston
Time Out
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Though it's clear we're meant to be moved by the big finale, the sight of these two together is so unsettling it's hard not to start rooting for the asteroid.

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

July 10, 2012
Richard Roeper
Richard Roeper.com
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Steve Carell and Keira Knightley make for one of the most unlikely and yet one of the most touching romantic couples of the year.

Full Review Source: Richard Roeper.com | Original Score: 4.5/5

June 26, 2012
Lisa Kennedy
Denver Post
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This is an exceedingly promising directorial debut for Scafaria, who adapted the winning romance Nick & Norah's Infinite Playlist.

Full Review Source: Denver Post | Original Score: 3.5/4

June 22, 2012
Ian Buckwalter
The Atlantic
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The genuine sweetness of the friendship that develops between these two wins out over any of the movie's failings.

Full Review Source: The Atlantic | Original Score: 7/10

June 22, 2012
Stephen Whitty
Newark Star-Ledger
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A movie that may be, in its own small, weird way, the most bizarrely bittersweet and oddly beautiful romance you've seen in quite awhile.

Full Review Source: Newark Star-Ledger | Original Score: 3.5/4

June 22, 2012
Joe Williams
St. Louis Post-Dispatch
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The problem with this nice-try comedy is the nice-guy protagonist.

Full Review Source: St. Louis Post-Dispatch | Original Score: 2.5/4

June 22, 2012
Rick Groen
Globe and Mail
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Scafaria seems to get disoriented by her own scenario, boxing herself into an apocalypse whose initial absurdities feel so wonderfully right, but where to go from there?

Full Review Source: Globe and Mail | Original Score: 2.5/4

June 22, 2012
Rafer Guzman
Newsday
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It's too bad the movie chose to go so gentle into that good night.

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

June 22, 2012
Lou Lumenick
New York Post
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"Seeking a Friend for the End of the World'' has its laughs, but pretty much every single one of them is in the trailer.

Full Review Source: New York Post | Original Score: 1.5/4

June 22, 2012
Ann Hornaday
Washington Post
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Unsure whether it wants to be a quirky, sad-eyed indie pixie or a brassy, raunchy broad, it veers uneasily between the two, never quite settling into a comfortable or recognizable groove.

Full Review Source: Washington Post | Original Score: 1.5/4

June 22, 2012
Claudia Puig
USA Today
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This is a romantic comedy for people who don't like rom-coms. There's no chance of a happy ending, but its tender mercies speak volumes.

Full Review Source: USA Today | Original Score: 3.5/4

June 21, 2012
Amy Biancolli
San Francisco Chronicle
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"Seeking a Friend for the End of the World," a half-tender portrait of two very lonely hearts in the closing weeks of humanity's run on Earth, is a strange movie.

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

June 21, 2012
A.O. Scott
New York Times
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It seems downright unfair that billions of people have to die so that a middle-aged sad sack can cop a cuddle with a cute, younger bohemian neighbor.

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

June 21, 2012
Alonso Duralde
TheWrap
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While there are some amusing moments involving the film's stellar cast of second bananas, the "quirky" and utterly artificial love story at its center makes Armageddon feel like the preferable option.

Full Review Source: TheWrap

June 21, 2012
Colin Covert
Minneapolis Star Tribune
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"Seeking a Friend for the End of the World" has plenty of tonal problems -- given the concept, how could it not? -- but Carell's introspective, dryly funny performance is a consistent delight.

Full Review Source: Minneapolis Star Tribune | Original Score: 2/4

June 21, 2012
Betsy Sharkey
Los Angeles Times
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Scafaria, who made such a splash with her cheeky screenplay adaptation of "Nick & Norah's Infinite Playlist" in 2008, is simply over her head here.

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

June 21, 2012
Jeannette Catsoulis
NPR
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Like the romance it portrays, Seeking a Friend for the End of the World is brief, sweet, funny and sad.

Full Review Source: NPR

June 21, 2012
Carrie Rickey
Philadelphia Inquirer
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Seeking a Friend for the End of the World offers the beats of a series of bad news / worse news jokes. This is not necessarily a good thing.

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

June 21, 2012
Joe Neumaier
New York Daily News
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One of the year's most emotionally affecting movies.

Full Review Source: New York Daily News | Original Score: 4/5

June 21, 2012
Peter Travers
Rolling Stone
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Carell and Knightley give it their bittersweet best. But I never rooted for them as a couple. And in a romance, even one with tragic notes, that really is the end of the world.

Full Review Source: Rolling Stone | Original Score: 2/4

June 21, 2012
J. R. Jones
Chicago Reader
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Lorene Scafaria, making her feature debut as writer-director, scores numerous laughs off the social dislocation that follows as people realize the apocalypse is imminent.

Full Review Source: Chicago Reader

June 21, 2012
Ty Burr
Boston Globe
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"Seeking a Friend for the End of the World" struggles to find its voice.

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

June 21, 2012
Mary F. Pols
TIME Magazine
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When Seeking took hold of me, completely and without warning, I was digging for tissues. It's a lovely surprise for the official start of summer.

Full Review Source: TIME Magazine

June 21, 2012
Rene Rodriguez
Miami Herald
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As Seeking a Friend for the End of the World crawls toward its sentimental finale, you're rooting for that asteroid to get here, quick.

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

June 21, 2012
Michael Phillips
Chicago Tribune
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What it doesn't have is a way of making sense of its comic and dramatic strains, together, in the same movie.

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

June 21, 2012
Soren Anderson
Seattle Times
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Think of it as a greeting-card version of the end of times. Self-consciously winsome. Decorous.

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

June 21, 2012
Tom Long
Detroit News
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Scafaria has to work beneath the inevitable looming gloom or else chicken out, and that's a question that ultimately distracts from the characters' dramatic development.

Full Review Source: Detroit News | Original Score: C+

June 21, 2012
Linda Barnard
Toronto Star
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Bittersweet moments that remind us of the importance of family, questions of faith, the nature of forgiveness and facing mortality are handled deftly but the swings in mood are unsettling.

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

June 21, 2012
Scott Tobias
AV Club
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There's real wisdom and honesty to the way this improvised friendship plays out, as both characters struggle to leave this mortal coil with some perspective and dignity.

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

June 21, 2012
Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times
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It amounts to sort of a romanic comedy, although it makes no promises of providing a happy ending.

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

June 21, 2012
Lisa Schwarzbaum
Entertainment Weekly
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In our summertime-movie world of aliens and superheroes who look all too familiar, Dodge and Penny look all the rarer in their precious humanity.

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

June 20, 2012
Bill Goodykoontz
Arizona Republic
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I liked "Seeking a Friend for the End of the World," the notes it hit, the questions it asked. And if Scafaria is guilty of playing on emotions, at least she's good at it.

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

June 20, 2012
Christy Lemire
Associated Press
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Buoyed by individual moments, and by some of the inspired casting that's revealed at each stop along the way.

Full Review Source: Associated Press | Original Score: 2.5/4

June 19, 2012
James Rocchi
MSN Movies
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...Scafaria's skill here is not only in getting a wide pool of talented people to be in the film, but also in actually giving them something to do.

Full Review Source: MSN Movies | Original Score: 3.5/5

June 19, 2012
Rex Reed
New York Observer
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After so many hellish apocalypse movies, Seeking a Friend for the End of the World is intelligent, dignified and emotionally satisfying.

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

June 19, 2012
Mark Holcomb
Village Voice
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By turns bizarrely affectless and then prattlingly manic, much like its dual protagonists...

Full Review Source: Village Voice

June 19, 2012
Joshua Rothkopf
Time Out New York
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The casting is spectacularly wrong, and even on its own scant merits, writer-director Lorene Scafaria's screenplay has little insight into apocalyptic licentiousness, barring a tart line or two.

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

June 19, 2012
James Berardinelli
ReelViews
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Seeking a Friend plays to the strengths of both leads, allowing Carell to be the controlled introvert and Knightley to portray the bubbly extrovert.

Full Review Source: ReelViews | Original Score: 3/4

June 19, 2012
Peter Debruge
Variety
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The end of the world can't come fast enough in Seeking a Friend for the End of the World, a disastrously dull take on the disaster-movie formula.

Full Review Source: Variety

June 19, 2012
Stephen Dalton
Hollywood Reporter
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Scafaria and her two likeable leads have made a witty, warm-hearted and impressively original addition to the rom-com ranks.

Full Review Source: Hollywood Reporter

June 18, 2012
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