89% Guardians of the Galaxy Aug 01
77% Get On Up Aug 01
90% Calvary Aug 01
—— Behaving Badly Aug 01
36% Child Of God Aug 01

Top Box Office

59% Lucy $43.9M
63% Hercules $29.8M
91% Dawn Of The Planet Of The Apes $16.8M
57% The Purge: Anarchy $10.5M
43% Planes: Fire And Rescue $9.5M
18% Sex Tape $6.1M
17% Transformers: Age of Extinction $4.7M
16% And So It Goes $4.6M
23% Tammy $3.5M
90% A Most Wanted Man $2.7M

Coming Soon

—— Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Aug 08
—— Step Up: All In Aug 08
—— Into The Storm Aug 08
—— The Hundred-Foot Journey Aug 08
86% What If Aug 08

Premieres Tonight

86% The Honorable Woman: Season 1

New Episodes Tonight

100% Defiance: Season 2
40% Dominion: Season 1
41% Gang Related: Season 1
86% Maron: Season 2
56% Married: Season 1
94% Rectify: Season 2
—— Rookie Blue: Season 5
39% Rush: Season 1
82% Satisfaction: Season 1
85% Welcome to Sweden: Season 1
41% Working the Engels: Season 1
77% You're the Worst: Season 1

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86% The Bridge (FX): Season 2
91% The Divide: Season 1
83% Extant: Season 1
—— Graceland: Season 2
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50% Jennifer Falls: Season 1
—— Motive: Season 2
69% Mystery Girls: Season 1
—— Rogue: Season 2
100% Suits: Season 4
38% Taxi Brooklyn: Season 1
—— Wilfred: Season 4
43% Young & Hungry: Season 1

The Safety of Objects Reviews

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Empire Magazine

Full Review Source: Empire Magazine | Original Score: 4/5

December 30, 2006

Four neighboring families, seven stories, one secret - one great movie.

Full Review Source: | Original Score: 4/5

October 19, 2004
Jamie Russell

Troche has created a truly moving film, upsetting and uplifting in equal measure.

Full Review Source: | Original Score: 4/5

August 5, 2003
David Nusair
Reel Film Reviews

...there's a lot worth recommending about the film.

Full Review Source: Reel Film Reviews | Original Score: 3/4

August 1, 2003

Sunday Times (Australia)

Full Review Source: Sunday Times (Australia) | Original Score: 3/4

June 23, 2003
Peter Howell
Toronto Star
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A richly compelling movie that is as hard to forget as it is difficult to warm up to.

Full Review Source: Toronto Star | Original Score: 3/5

June 6, 2003
Jim Slotek
Jam! Movies

A fairly deft sewing job of short stories by A.M. Homes.

Full Review Source: Jam! Movies | Original Score: 3.5/5

June 6, 2003
Brian Orndorf

Full Review Source: | Original Score: 9/10

March 27, 2003
Kimberley Jones
Austin Chronicle

Full Review Source: Austin Chronicle | Original Score: 3.5/5

March 16, 2003
Laura Kelly
South Florida Sun-Sentinel

It offers a meaningful lesson in putting people first -- ones that surround us, shelter us emotionally, and sometimes come to define us.

Full Review Source: South Florida Sun-Sentinel | Original Score: 3/4

March 14, 2003
Chris Hewitt (St. Paul)
St. Paul Pioneer Press

A graceful example of what movies can do so much better than other art forms: explore the nuances of human behavior.

Full Review Source: St. Paul Pioneer Press | Original Score: 3.5/4

March 14, 2003
Bill Gallo
Dallas Observer

After a slow start in which the complexities of person and plot take an age to get established, the film catches real emotional fire in some most unexpected places.

Full Review Source: Dallas Observer

March 14, 2003

Each one of these characters experiences an incredibly healing moment and you want to celebrate with them, laugh with them, cry with them - they moved me.

Full Review Source: | Original Score: 4/5

March 14, 2003
Claudia Puig
USA Today
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A deftly made and poignant character study that deals with life's heartaches and its tender mercies.

Full Review Source: USA Today | Original Score: 3/4

March 13, 2003
Connie Ogle
Miami Herald
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Much of the film improves as it goes, with the help of veterans Close and Clarkson.

Full Review Source: Miami Herald | Original Score: 2.5/4

March 13, 2003
Eddie Cockrell
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[Troche has] made a quantum leap in the depth and confidence of her direction, coaxing career-best perfs from everyone involved while fleshing out each storyline to maximum impact.

Full Review Source: Variety

March 11, 2003
David Hunter
Hollywood Reporter
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With a long running time that no amount of nonlinear construction can successfully quicken, Safety does have sequences and whole story lines that are fresh and thoughtfully entertaining.

March 10, 2003
Dustin Putman

The first truly great motion picture of 2003...seamlessly interweav[ing] its complicated characters and their even more complicated lives into a wholly original and vibrant tapestry.

Full Review Source: | Original Score: 4/4

March 8, 2003
Marshall Fine
Journal News (Westchester, NY)

Troche has cast the film deftly and given it some intriguing flourishes.

Full Review Source: Journal News (Westchester, NY) | Original Score: B+

March 8, 2003
Moira MacDonald
Seattle Times
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A wistful, beautifully acted ensemble drama.

| Original Score: 3/4

March 7, 2003
Urban Cinefile Critics
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Derek Adams
Time Out
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February 9, 2006

Houston Chronicle
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Atlanta Journal-Constitution
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August 19, 2003
Rich Cline
Shadows on the Wall
August 14, 2003

Sydney Morning Herald
June 6, 2003

St. Louis Post-Dispatch
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March 14, 2003

Baltimore Sun
March 14, 2003
Cynthia Fuchs
Nitrate Online
March 9, 2003
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