—— Hercules Jul 25
—— Lucy Jul 25
—— And So It Goes Jul 25
—— The Fluffy Movie Jul 25
90% A Most Wanted Man Jul 25

Top Box Office

91% Dawn Of The Planet Of The Apes $36.3M
54% The Purge: Anarchy $29.8M
45% Planes: Fire And Rescue $17.5M
20% Sex Tape $14.6M
17% Transformers: Age of Extinction $9.8M
23% Tammy $7.4M
85% 22 Jump Street $4.7M
92% How to Train Your Dragon 2 $3.9M
48% Earth to Echo $3.3M
49% Maleficent $3.2M

Coming Soon

—— Guardians of the Galaxy Aug 01
—— Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Aug 08
—— Step Up: All In Aug 08
—— Let's Be Cops Aug 13
—— The Expendables 3 Aug 15

New Episodes Tonight

73% Chasing Life: Season 1
—— Covert Affairs: Season 5
88% Finding Carter: Season 1
75% The Hotwives of Orlando: Season 1
67% Matador: Season 1
—— Perception: Season 3
—— Pretty Little Liars: Season 5
—— Rizzoli & Isles: Season 5
—— Royal Pains: Season 6
—— Sullivan & Son: Season 3
57% Tyrant: Season 1

Discuss Last Night's Shows

29% Backpackers: Season 1
—— The Fosters: Season 2
—— Hit the Floor: Season 2
—— Longmire: Season 3
—— Major Crimes: Season 3
—— Mistresses: Season 2
73% Murder in the First: Season 1
—— Seed: Season 2
—— Switched at Birth: Season 3
67% Teen Wolf: Season 4
62% Under the Dome: Season 2

Certified Fresh TV

85% The Bridge (FX): Season 2
83% Extant: Season 1
79% Halt and Catch Fire: Season 1
100% Masters of Sex: Season 2
73% Murder in the First: Season 1
97% Orange is the New Black: Season 2
97% Orphan Black: Season 2
82% Satisfaction: Season 1
86% The Strain: Season 1
85% Welcome to Sweden: Season 1
76% You're the Worst: Season 1

The Shipping News Reviews

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Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times
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Relentlessly colorful and cute.

Full Review Source: Chicago Sun-Times | Original Score: 2/4

December 25, 2001
James Berardinelli
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Deals with weighty issues and is intellectually intriguing, but I found myself uninvolved from start to finish.

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

December 25, 2001
Donald Munro
Fresno Bee

Their performances are strong. But they can't keep the film from plowing through some disappointingly rough waters.

January 18, 2002
Garth Franklin
Dark Horizons

Full Review Source: Dark Horizons | Original Score: 2/5

June 13, 2002
Rebecca Murray

Full Review Source: | Original Score: D

December 17, 2002
Joshua Tyler

A jumble of themes and fractured half-stories, none of which are never truly dealt with or fully developd.

Full Review Source: | Original Score: 2.5/5

December 25, 2001
Peter Howell
Toronto Star
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The interior monologues and intense detail of the book don't transfer well to the big screen. When a guy is this bored with himself, why should we argue otherwise?

Full Review Source: Toronto Star

December 25, 2001
Claudia Puig
USA Today
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Moves at a glacial pace, much like the icy land it's set in. And even a top-notch cast can't warm up the atmosphere.

Full Review Source: USA Today

December 25, 2001
Bob Bloom
Journal and Courier (Lafayette, IN)

Full Review | Original Score: 1.5/4

January 16, 2002
Brent Simon
Shared Darkness

You can envision the attractively packaged DVD or Blu-ray sell-through collection now: 'Lasse Hallstrom's Baldly Oscar-Baiting Literary Adaptations. Buy it today!'

Full Review Source: Shared Darkness | Original Score: D

May 15, 2012
Rob Blackwelder

The kind of mundanely well-tuned movie designed for the singular purpose of winning undeserved Oscars.

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

December 24, 2001
David N. Butterworth
Movie Boeuf

Solidly directed, evenly acted, and nicely filmed -- no real surprises, really.

Full Review Source: Movie Boeuf | Original Score: 2.5/4

January 15, 2002
MaryAnn Johanson
Flick Filosopher

Spacey furrows his brow a lot when he isn't making confused-hurt puppy-dog eyes at everyone, [but] he's really hard to feel any sympathy for when you just want to smack some sense into him.

Full Review Source: Flick Filosopher

January 15, 2002
Jeremy Heilman

Full Review Source: | Original Score: 2/4

March 5, 2002
Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

The story is played as a warm and fuzzy one, a fairy tale where children are revered and one's family roots are sacred.

Full Review Source: Ozus' World Movie Reviews | Original Score: C+

March 14, 2002

Queda un sentimiento de insatisfacciˇn por haber perdido casi dos horas sentado y sin que se nos diga hacia donde van los eventos.

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

May 7, 2002
John J. Puccio
Movie Metropolis

Everyone has not only some catastrophe but some mystical experience to communicate until, finally, it all comes crashing down in well-timed, well-executed ennui.

| Original Score: 6/10

June 14, 2002
Lou Lumenick
New York Post
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It's easier to respect than to love a movie almost totally lacking in conventional dramatic conflict, with almost all the characters seeming in dire need of antidepressants.

| Original Score: 2/4

December 25, 2001
Stephen Holden
New York Times
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Instead of giving you the book, it leaves you with the unfulfilled sense of having leafed through an elegant, studiously captioned photo essay of the same material.

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

December 25, 2001
John Anderson
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Hallstrom injects a little magic realism here, a fantasy flashback there, but without Proulx's language, what's left is a pretty pedestrian tale.

Full Review Source: Newsday

December 25, 2001
Jeffrey M. Anderson
Combustible Celluloid
May 26, 2006
Felix Vasquez Jr.
Cinema Crazed
April 29, 2009
Derek Adams
Time Out
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February 9, 2006
Gabriel Shanks
Mixed Reviews
January 26, 2002
Rich Cline
Shadows on the Wall
June 20, 2002
Eugene Novikov
Film Blather
May 22, 2003
Matthew Bond
Daily Mail [UK]
December 15, 2003
Urban Cinefile Critics
Urban Cinefile
August 17, 2002
KJ Doughton
Nitrate Online
December 31, 2001

St. Louis Post-Dispatch
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December 29, 2001

March 3, 2002

Boston Phoenix
March 24, 2002

Atlanta Journal-Constitution
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June 21, 2002
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