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Stand Up Guys Reviews

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Curtis Woloschuk
Total Film

You'd think that septuagenarians Al Pacino and Christopher Walken would still have enough self-respect left in the tank to steer clear of debacles like this.

Full Review Source: Total Film | Original Score: 1/5

June 16, 2013
Leah Churner
Austin Chronicle

Guys has the lax, sleep-deprived vibe of one of those end-of-the-show "experimental" sketches on Saturday Night Live.

Full Review Source: Austin Chronicle | Original Score: 1/5

January 31, 2013
Stephen Carty
Flix Capacitor

While you can forgive Pacino and Walken for looking exhausted at this stage in their careers, it's sad to see them taking on listless material that involves Viagra gags.

Full Review Source: Flix Capacitor | Original Score: 2.5/5

October 24, 2013
Abhimanyu Das
Slant Magazine

Fails to plumb the dramatic depths of its setups, but every now and then the actors pick up the slack, filling in the blanks with three decades's worth of mythic resonance.

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

December 13, 2012
Jonathan Lack
We Got This Covered

I will continue to hold out hope for a good Pacino/Walken team-up in the future, but with writing this rote and unremarkable, Stand Up Guys is just as flaccid as its main character's penis.

Full Review Source: We Got This Covered | Original Score: 4/10

January 30, 2013
Jeff Beck

There's far too much meandering here for it to make much of an impact. If [Heidle] had buckled down and concentrated on the most important element of the story, he really could have had an intriguing character study.

Full Review Source: | Original Score: 2/4

January 31, 2013
Matthew Odam
Austin American-Statesman

The movie from director Fisher Stevens echoes much of the visual stylings of the pulpy noir of the 1990s set in Los Angeles, but the story, which lacks any adrenaline, ambles about, never quite hooking the audience.

Full Review Source: Austin American-Statesman | Original Score: C+

January 31, 2013
Vincent Mancini

Al Pacino's chemically-induced boner that has to be drained with a needle in the first act is a nice metaphor for the whole movie.

Full Review Source: FilmDrunk | Original Score: C+

February 1, 2013
Drew Hunt
Chicago Reader
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Thematic inconsistencies abound as Stevens aims for a tone somewhere between Grumpy Old Men, The Hangover, and Goodfellas.

Full Review Source: Chicago Reader

February 4, 2013
Mark Ellis
Schmoes Know

If it wasn't for the talent on screen I may have been bored by this, but hey, you hired these guys for a reason, right?

Full Review Source: Schmoes Know | Original Score: 2.9/5

February 4, 2013
Kristian Harloff
Schmoes Know

Throw in Alan Arkin and this would seem to be a promising premise, but the dialogue didn't click and the film just meanders through it's one evening.

Full Review Source: Schmoes Know | Original Score: 2.5/5

February 4, 2013
Alan Scherstuhl
Village Voice
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It plays out like you would fear.

Full Review Source: Village Voice

December 11, 2012
Roger Moore
McClatchy-Tribune News Service

A fine cast stumbles and falls and never quite gets back up again.

Full Review Source: McClatchy-Tribune News Service | Original Score: 2/4

December 30, 2012
Graham Young
Birmingham Mail

Stand Up Guys probably won't appeal to anyone whose father hasn't got friends of pensionable age.

Full Review Source: Birmingham Mail | Original Score: 3/5

July 2, 2013

But if you're in the mood to see a movie -- any movie -- featuring Pacino, Walken and Arkin, well ... here it is.

Full Review Source: MSNBC

January 31, 2013
Michael Phillips
Chicago Tribune
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Arkin in particular can barely hide his lack of enthusiasm for the material. Some of the looks he shoots his co-stars appear to contain a secret code of some kind, deciphered as: 'Well, at least I'm in 'Argo.'"

Full Review Source: Chicago Tribune | Original Score: 1/4

January 31, 2013
Joe Morgenstern
Wall Street Journal
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Fisher Stevens directed from Noah Haidle's script, which is obviously the work of a young writer.

Full Review Source: Wall Street Journal

January 31, 2013
Kelly Vance
East Bay Express

One of the tiredest movies ever associated with those three actors.

Full Review Source: East Bay Express

February 8, 2013
Jordan Hoffman
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It's a pity because there's a good movie in "Stand Up Guys" somewhere.

Full Review Source: | Original Score: C

December 12, 2012
Brett Michel
Boston Phoenix

Has Al Pacino ever looked so small?

Full Review Source: Boston Phoenix | Original Score: 1.5/4

January 30, 2013
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