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Time Out (L' Emploi du temps) Reviews

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Jeffrey M. Anderson
Combustible Celluloid

I found myself growing more and more frustrated and detached as Vincent became more and more abhorrent.

Full Review Source: Combustible Celluloid | Original Score: 2/4

May 10, 2002
Lou Lumenick
New York Post
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Time Out, which looks great but moves like molasses, is more interesting than truly involving.

| Original Score: 2/4

March 29, 2002
Desson Thomson
Washington Post
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The drama discloses almost nothing.

May 10, 2002
Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times
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I admire the closing scenes of the film, which seem to ask whether our civilization offers a cure for Vincent's complaint.

Full Review Source: Chicago Sun-Times | Original Score: 3/4

April 19, 2002
James Berardinelli
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In its treatment of the dehumanizing and ego-destroying process of unemployment, Time Out offers an exploration that is more accurate than anything I have seen in an American film.

Full Review Source: ReelViews | Original Score: 3/4

April 11, 2002
Phil Villarreal
Arizona Daily Star

Time Out is deep and delicious, growing more and more intriguing with each passing scene.

Full Review Source: Arizona Daily Star | Original Score: 3/4

July 26, 2002
Chris Hewitt (St. Paul)
St. Paul Pioneer Press

Time Out plays out slowly, but Vincent's disconnectedness creates odd suspense and black humor.

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

May 30, 2002
Eric D. Snider

Full Review Source: | Original Score: B+

September 18, 2002
Bob Grimm
Las Vegas Mercury

It's unnerving to see Recoing's bizzarre reaction to his unemployment. Good film, but very glum.

| Original Score: 3/5

June 6, 2002
Stephen Hunter
Washington Post
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What a modern horror story!

May 10, 2002
Jonathan Rosenbaum
Chicago Reader
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Full Review Source: Chicago Reader | Original Score: 4/4

October 15, 2009
Joe Baltake
Sacramento Bee

The film is darkly funny in its observation of just how much more grueling and time-consuming the illusion of work is than actual work.

Full Review Source: Sacramento Bee | Original Score: 4/4

May 24, 2002
Emily Blunt
Blunt Review

Here's a sleepy little treasure folks! Veteran French stage actor, Aurélien Recoing, looms in the film. He is at once foreboding and inviting.

Full Review Source: Blunt Review | Original Score: 4/4

February 10, 2004
Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat
Spirituality and Practice

Conveys the soul-shattering debilitations of unemployment and the spunk needed to survive while adrift in the universe.

Full Review Source: Spirituality and Practice

March 29, 2002
Jeremy Heilman

Recoing's fantastic performance doesn't exactly reveal what makes Vincent tick, but perhaps any definitive explanation for it would have felt like a cheat.

Full Review Source: | Original Score: 3/4

April 10, 2002
Sean Axmaker
Seattle Post-Intelligencer

...a quietly introspective portrait of the self-esteem of employment and the shame of losing a job...

Full Review Source: Seattle Post-Intelligencer | Original Score: A

April 25, 2002
Laura Clifford
Reeling Reviews

a confident, richly acted, emotionally devastating piece of work and 2002's first great film

Full Review Source: Reeling Reviews | Original Score: A

May 4, 2002
Jeanne Aufmuth
Palo Alto Weekly

A hidden-agenda drama that shouts classic French nuance.

| Original Score: 3.5/4

May 13, 2002
Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

Laurent Cantet has created an absorbing masterpiece.

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

June 24, 2002
Rich Cline
Film Threat

From a deceptively simple premise, this deeply moving French drama develops a startling story that works both as a detailed personal portrait and as a rather frightening examination of modern times.

Full Review Source: Film Threat | Original Score: 4/5

December 8, 2002
Geoff Andrew
Time Out
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Rich Cline
Shadows on the Wall
July 9, 2002
Lynne Truss
Daily Mail [UK]
December 15, 2003
Jeff Strickler
Minneapolis Star Tribune
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November 6, 2002
Alexander Walker
This is London
July 9, 2002
David Ansen
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David Rooney
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Arizona Republic
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