Stuck in Love Reviews

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Andy Lea
Daily Star
June 13, 2013
It all plays out a bit like a feature-length episode of Dawson's Creek - pretty teenagers wandering around romantic locations spouting over-written dialogue.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
Cameron Williams
The Popcorn Junkie
May 20, 2013
As dysfunctional as its family of scribblers despite tiny bites of charm from the cast
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
Andrew Schenker
Slant Magazine
June 19, 2013
The movie aims for an admirable balance, but fatally upsets that equilibrium in its hurried resolutions.
Tim Grierson
Screen International
July 2, 2013
Immensely likable but a little too tidy in its emotional payoff, the movie benefits from its charming, empathetic ensemble.
Robert Levin
amNewYork
July 2, 2013
Set in a world of resplendent beach homes and scrubbed-clean towns, populated by genetically blessed people who wouldn't know a real concern if it smacked them in the face.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
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Joe Neumaier
New York Daily News
July 4, 2013
Cliched literary trappings come together in "Stuck in Love," but the final product feels more like a footnote than a finished work.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
Christopher Null
Film Racket
July 4, 2013
Like many films paying lip service to the world of writing and publishing, Stuck in Love is in a big hurry to get to the good parts
Full Review | Original Score: 1.5/5
David Jenkins
Little White Lies
June 13, 2013
Boone does little to convince that these characters are genuinely sensitive, intellectually superior, or more importantly, that their talents play any real part in alleviating/causing their worldly stresses.
Rob Carnevale
The List
June 14, 2013
This is tedious fare. Best avoided.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
Rich Cline
Shadows on the Wall
June 20, 2013
So contrived and tidy that it's not remotely believable.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/5
Top Critic
Stephen Holden
New York Times
July 4, 2013
Although "Stuck in Love" is an indie film, it hews slavishly to Hollywood formulas right down to its comfy Thanksgiving Day ending. It's all so easy, isn't it?
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
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Mike D'Angelo
AV Club
July 4, 2013
Just like most romantic comedies (though this is more of a "rom-dram"), Stuck In Love. believes nothing is worthier than refusing to give up after you've been rebuffed in no uncertain terms.
Full Review | Original Score: C-
Philip French
Observer [UK]
June 17, 2013
The film has its sharp moments but is invariably glib when it comes to literary matters and the relationship between books and life.
Peter Bradshaw
Guardian
June 12, 2013
The sharp edges of the story are sentimentally sanded down; there's a fair bit of slush, and it's a pretty quaint view of what writers and a writer's life are actually like.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
Derek Malcolm
This is London
June 14, 2013
First-time director Josh Boone gets performances from his cast but fails to make the story about first loves and second chances work.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
David Noh
Film Journal International
July 2, 2013
But all too soon, Boone's questionable taste level and constant, very self-conscious but none-too-deep emphasis on the what, how and why of Writers becomes oppressive and extremely precious.
Chris Bumbray
JoBlo's Movie Emporium
July 5, 2013
Familiar tale of indie-suburban angst.
Full Review | Original Score: 5/10
Emma Johnston
Total Film
June 11, 2013
A sweet little study of the right royal mess people can make of relationships when they let their own neuroses take over, and a warm tribute to overcoming them.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
Top Critic
Chris Packham
Village Voice
July 2, 2013
Writer-director Josh Boone populates Stuck in Love with smart characters breaking from emotional holding patterns of varying contours.
Tara Brady
Irish Times
June 14, 2013
This is the heartfelt indie-schmindie piece that The Perks of Being a Wallflower desperately wanted to be but wasn't.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
Roger Moore
Movie Nation
July 4, 2013
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