92% Dawn Of The Planet Of The Apes Jul 11
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19% A Long Way Down Jul 11
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48% Earth to Echo $8.4M
49% Maleficent $6.2M
54% Jersey Boys $5.2M
24% Think Like a Man Too $4.9M
90% Edge of Tomorrow $3.7M

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86% Maron: Season 2
94% Rectify: Season 2
—— Rookie Blue: Season 5
88% Welcome to Sweden: Season 1
44% Working the Engels: Season 1

Sex Is Comedy Reviews

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Liz Braun
Jam! Movies

You so won't care.

Full Review Source: Jam! Movies | Original Score: 2/5

November 12, 2004

E! Online

This is required viewing for idealistic film students and bruised romantics alike.

Full Review Source: E! Online | Original Score: B+

November 12, 2004
Ernest Hardy
L.A. Weekly
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Those who are already in her camp will find much to feed on in this at once intellectualized and accessible, documentary-style peek inside the head of a passionately driven woman and artist.

Full Review Source: L.A. Weekly

November 11, 2004
Tony Medley

While it could have been an interesting behind-the-scenes look at the making of a movie, with substantial full frontal nudity, it is a bore.

Full Review Source: | Original Score: 4/10

October 31, 2004
Andrew Sarris
New York Observer
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There are insightful moments about the delicate relationships between a director and her cast, and about the mind games that go on both behind the camera and in front of it.

Full Review Source: New York Observer

October 28, 2004
Maria Garcia
Film Journal International

Shakespearean in its complexity, an on-location As You Like It, brilliantly written and cleverly directed.

Full Review Source: Film Journal International

October 23, 2004
Ken Fox
TV Guide's Movie Guide

Breillat offers sharp insights into the love-hate relationship between directors and actors and a fascinating glimpse into the particular methods of a notoriously provocative filmmaker.

Full Review Source: TV Guide's Movie Guide | Original Score: 3.5/5

October 21, 2004
David Sterritt
Christian Science Monitor

Talky and mostly humorless.

Full Review Source: Christian Science Monitor | Original Score: 2/4

October 21, 2004
Stephanie Zacharek
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Sex Is Comedy offers us a window into the way Breillat works.

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October 20, 2004
John Anderson
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It's refreshing to see this side of Breillat, a self-reflective artist whose evident anger over the sexual state of the world doesn't entirely subsume her, or her humanity.

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

October 20, 2004
Jack Mathews
New York Daily News
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All of this might have made a really great short film. But at feature length, it is tedious self-indulgence.

Full Review Source: New York Daily News | Original Score: 2/4

October 20, 2004
V.A. Musetto
New York Post
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It's a sweet and light-hearted endeavor that shows Breillat isn't a one-trick pony.

| Original Score: 3/4

October 20, 2004
A.O. Scott
New York Times
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Rather than delve into the clinical details of sexual desire and behavior, Catherine Breillat's reflects on what it means for a filmmaker to conduct such an inquiry.

Full Review Source: New York Times | Original Score: 3/5

October 20, 2004
Lisa Schwarzbaum
Entertainment Weekly
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Shows a beguiling aptitude for self-mockery in the pursuit of polemic.

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

October 20, 2004
James Berardinelli
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More intriguing than it is entertaining.

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

October 19, 2004
J. Hoberman
Village Voice
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The director is an irrepressible fount of complaints, theories, and lofty pronouncements.

Full Review Source: Village Voice

October 12, 2004
Ed Gonzalez
Slant Magazine

Auto-critique or ego trip? Sex Is Comedy is a little bit of both-sadly more of the latter.

Full Review Source: Slant Magazine | Original Score: 2.5/4

June 15, 2004
Nev Pierce

[Breillat] does effectively capture the 'hurry up and wait' atmosphere of a film set, and draws excellent performances from all involved.

Full Review Source: | Original Score: 3/5

July 22, 2003
Rich Cline
Film Threat

An insightful glimpse into the mechanics of filmmaking.

Full Review Source: Film Threat | Original Score: 3/5

May 27, 2003
Chris Wiegand
Boxoffice Magazine

The real revelation in this endlessly engaging feature is the ever-present Parillaud, who dominates the picture like her character dominates the set.

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

October 20, 2002
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