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Starting Out in the Evening Reviews

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Jay Antani
Cinema Writer

one of the year's most pleasing films, intelligently written and directed, and featuring a veteran actor giving the performance of his career

Full Review Source: Cinema Writer | Original Score: 3.5/4

January 9, 2008

The more you watch this, the more interesting the characters become.

Full Review Source: TheMovieChicks.com | Original Score: 3.5/5

January 5, 2008
David Denby
New Yorker
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Langella is superb, and Starting Out in the Evening is a classy film... but it could have used a little less circumspection, a little more juice.

Full Review Source: New Yorker

January 4, 2008
Roger Moore
Orlando Sentinel
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We're pretty much left waiting in this drifting melodrama about living the artistic life in New York and the ambition it takes to do that.

Full Review Source: Orlando Sentinel | Original Score: 3/5

January 4, 2008
Joe Leydon
The Moving Picture Show

It's an intimate drama -- a chamber piece, really -- that deals intelligently with intriguing themes and provocative ideas regarding the ambiguous motives and borrowed-from-life material that fuel the creative process.

Full Review Source: The Moving Picture Show | Original Score: 3.5/4

January 4, 2008
Robert W. Butler
Kansas City Star

It's a thinking person's movie in the best sense of the phrase.

| Original Score: 3/4

January 4, 2008
Rob Thomas
Capital Times (Madison, WI)

In the end, Langella lays his character bare before us but leaves his dignity intact.

Full Review Source: Capital Times (Madison, WI) | Original Score: 3.5/4

January 3, 2008
Jeffrey Chen
Window to the Movies

Its academic approach, which allows its characters to be themselves and their relationships to crinkle and fold within each other to no obvious end, shows both strength and vulnerability.

Full Review Source: Window to the Movies | Original Score: 7/10

December 28, 2007
Frank Swietek
One Guy's Opinion

[Langella's] finely shaded performance is the main reason to check out [this] gently affecting film that portrays the fragility of life, love and art with sympathy and taste.

Full Review Source: One Guy's Opinion | Original Score: B

December 22, 2007
Tom Long
Detroit News
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It's about as quiet as a film can get. But for those in search of for nuance, intelligence and fine acting, this is a must-see.

Full Review Source: Detroit News

December 21, 2007
Frank Ochieng
World Voice News

Wagner's penetrating narrative is poetically stimulating in its smart approach to its dialogue-driven excellence and standout performances.

Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4

December 15, 2007
Beth Accomando
KPBS.org

Starting Out in the Evening boasts exquisite performances by Langella and Taylor, and that may provide reward enough for most filmgoers.

December 15, 2007
Stephen Hunter
Washington Post
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Among the CGI monsterfests of the holiday film season, this quiet, humorous drama of oppositional wills from different generations coming to terms with each other is one of the miracles of the season.

Full Review Source: Washington Post

December 14, 2007
Jenny Peters
Hollywood.com

A subtle, quiet vision of Brian Morton's award-winning novel of the same name.

Full Review Source: Hollywood.com | Original Score: 3/4

December 14, 2007
Sam Adams
Philadelphia City Paper

Starting Out is a movie for savoring, not one whose flavor explodes on your palate, but its minor-key attractions are substantial.

Full Review Source: Philadelphia City Paper

December 14, 2007
James Verniere
Boston Herald

Time to update your year-end award contenders.

Full Review Source: Boston Herald | Original Score: A-

December 14, 2007
Gerald Peary
Boston Phoenix

[Director Wagner] is becoming a major American filmmaker.

Full Review Source: Boston Phoenix

December 14, 2007
Moira MacDonald
Seattle Times
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A touching portrait of a man in the twilight of his life.

Full Review Source: Seattle Times | Original Score: 3.5/4

December 14, 2007
Chris Hewitt (St. Paul)
St. Paul Pioneer Press

Intimate and beautifully acted, it feels more like a satisfying play than a movie (that's not a criticism, by the way).

Full Review Source: St. Paul Pioneer Press | Original Score: 3/4

December 14, 2007
Mick LaSalle
San Francisco Chronicle
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Starting Out in the Evening has the feeling of a film in which the actors, left to direct themselves, played into their own self-indulgent instincts, and the only one who resisted was the old pro who knew better.

Full Review Source: San Francisco Chronicle | Original Score: 2/4

December 14, 2007
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