63% The Maze Runner Sep 19
60% A Walk Among the Tombstones Sep 19
45% This Is Where I Leave You Sep 19
83% Tracks Sep 19
93% The Guest Sep 17

Top Box Office

11% No Good Deed $24.3M
71% Dolphin Tale 2 $15.9M
92% Guardians of the Galaxy $8.1M
19% Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles $4.9M
20% Let's Be Cops $4.4M
88% The Drop $4.1M
37% If I Stay $3.9M
36% The November Man $2.8M
34% The Giver $2.6M
67% The Hundred-Foot Journey $2.4M

Coming Soon

68% The Equalizer Sep 26
71% The Boxtrolls Sep 26
86% The Two Faces of January Sep 26
—— Two Night Stand Sep 26
91% Jimi: All Is by My Side Sep 26

New Episodes Tonight

100% Garfunkel and Oates: Season 1
—— Haven: Season 5
89% The Honorable Woman: Season 1
56% Married: Season 1
39% Rush: Season 1
82% Satisfaction: Season 1
79% You're the Worst: Season 1

Discuss Last Night's Shows

86% The Bridge (FX): Season 2
83% Extant: Season 1
—— Franklin & Bash: Season 4
—— The League: Season 6
56% Legends: Season 1
24% The Mysteries of Laura: Season 1
59% Red Band Society: Season 1

Certified Fresh TV

87% Boardwalk Empire: Season 5
86% The Bridge (FX): Season 2
91% Doctor Who: Season 8
83% Extant: Season 1
89% The Honorable Woman: Season 1
87% The Knick: Season 1
89% Manhattan: Season 1
97% Masters of Sex: Season 2
90% Outlander: Season 1
82% Satisfaction: Season 1
87% The Strain: Season 1
79% You're the Worst: Season 1

Unfinished Song Reviews

Joe Williams
St. Louis Post-Dispatch
Top Critic IconTop Critic

The crescendo of two resonant careers makes the false notes of "Unfinished Song" forgivable.

Full Review Source: St. Louis Post-Dispatch | Original Score: 2.5/4

July 5, 2013
John Anderson
Top Critic IconTop Critic

Shamelessly sentimental, cute to a fault, but the acting is first-rate.

Full Review Source: Newsday | Original Score: 2.5/4

July 4, 2013
Moira MacDonald
Seattle Times
Top Critic IconTop Critic

The gentle story of a marriage, and of how music can help make a broken heart whole again.

Full Review Source: Seattle Times | Original Score: 3/4

July 4, 2013
Connie Ogle
Miami Herald
Top Critic IconTop Critic

Unfinished Song is full of predictably poignant moments; you'd be lucky to survive the film dry-eyed.

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

July 4, 2013
Bruce Ingram
Chicago Sun-Times
Top Critic IconTop Critic

[A] modest, tear-jerking charmer ... Just don't expect too much more than what shows on its paint-by-numbers surface.

Full Review Source: Chicago Sun-Times

June 28, 2013
Rick Groen
Globe and Mail
Top Critic IconTop Critic

Vanessa Redgrave and Terence Stamp and those voices - their solos contain this picture like carved book-ends, vintage and lovely and still so profoundly of use.

Full Review Source: Globe and Mail | Original Score: 3/4

June 28, 2013
Barbara VanDenburgh
Arizona Republic
Top Critic IconTop Critic

Terence Stamp and Vanessa Redgrave would be captivating reading the nutrition label on a bag of crisps, so it's no surprise that they elevate "Unfinished Song"...

Full Review Source: Arizona Republic | Original Score: 3.5/5

June 27, 2013
Stephanie Merry
Washington Post
Top Critic IconTop Critic

It's worth a watch, if just for Stamp's complex performance. Just don't forget to bring some tissues.

Full Review Source: Washington Post | Original Score: 2.5/4

June 27, 2013
J. R. Jones
Chicago Reader
Top Critic IconTop Critic

[A] sappy drama.

Full Review Source: Chicago Reader

June 27, 2013
Linda Barnard
Toronto Star
Top Critic IconTop Critic

Blends the premise of TV's Glee with liberal splashes of recent older-skewing audience pleasers Quartet and The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel in predictable fashion.

Full Review Source: Toronto Star | Original Score: 2/4

June 27, 2013
Peter Keough
Boston Globe
Top Critic IconTop Critic

[Stamp] and Vanessa Redgrave, as well as supporting actors Christopher Eccleston and Gemma Arterton, raise "Unfinished Song," Paul Andrew Williams's entry in the golden age genre, from mawkish to genuinely heartwarming.

Full Review Source: Boston Globe | Original Score: 3/4

June 27, 2013
Walter V. Addiego
San Francisco Chronicle
Top Critic IconTop Critic

Get out your handkerchiefs for an unabashed tearjerker that has some surprisingly potent moments. Buried in all the shameless sentiment is a touching family story, and good performances from veterans Terence Stamp and Vanessa Redgrave.

Full Review Source: San Francisco Chronicle | Original Score: 2.5/4

June 27, 2013
Michael Phillips
Chicago Tribune
Top Critic IconTop Critic

When it's over you may notice red marks on your throat, so determined is "Unfinished Song" to strangle the audience into emotional submission.

Full Review Source: Chicago Tribune | Original Score: 2.5/4

June 27, 2013
Stephen Whitty
Newark Star-Ledger
Top Critic IconTop Critic

It's all very predictable - including the competition the group enters, the tragedies along the way, and the final big-hugs-all-around ending.

Full Review Source: Newark Star-Ledger | Original Score: 2/4

June 24, 2013
Peter Rainer
Christian Science Monitor
Top Critic IconTop Critic

The director, Paul Andrew Williams, at least had the good sense to cast Terence Stamp and Vanessa Redgrave as his leads. Who can possibly look away from those two whenever they're on screen?

Full Review Source: Christian Science Monitor | Original Score: B-

June 21, 2013
Alonso Duralde
Top Critic IconTop Critic

Williams fills his screenplay with nails that he can then hammer for the rest of the running time, so whether it's dying wife/mum/grandma or strained father-son relations that bring you to tears, the movie keeps pummeling you until you produce them.

Full Review Source: TheWrap

June 21, 2013
Stephen Holden
New York Times
Top Critic IconTop Critic

It may be hokum, but it gets to you.

Full Review Source: New York Times | Original Score: 3/5

June 20, 2013
Claudia Puig
USA Today
Top Critic IconTop Critic

The movie works mostly because of the artistry of its stellar cast and heartfelt script by writer-director Paul Andrew Williams.

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

June 20, 2013
Tomas Hachard
Top Critic IconTop Critic

[It] doesn't earn its sentimentalism; instead it rolls through a series of cliched life lessons that never come close to exploring the film's emotional territory with any depth or commitment.

Full Review Source: NPR

June 20, 2013
Lou Lumenick
New York Post
Top Critic IconTop Critic

Stamp could not be better as a man set emotionally adrift when he loses the love of his life.

Full Review Source: New York Post | Original Score: 3/4

June 20, 2013
Peter Travers
Rolling Stone
Top Critic IconTop Critic

In the film, a comment is made about the power of a voice being not in technique but in the journey it took to get there. Stamp and Redgrave and living embodiments of that philosophy.

Full Review Source: Rolling Stone | Original Score: 3/4

June 20, 2013
Elizabeth Weitzman
New York Daily News
Top Critic IconTop Critic

Thank goodness, at least, for the sterling cast. In fact, you won't find a better example of the ways in which craft and talent can elevate even the most rote material.

Full Review Source: New York Daily News | Original Score: 2/5

June 20, 2013
A.A. Dowd
AV Club
Top Critic IconTop Critic

For all its sporadic flashes of insight, Unfinished Song is built around the assumption that there's nothing funnier than old timers throwing devil horns, doing the robot, or performing a rousing rendition of Salt-N-Pepa's "Let's Talk About Sex."

Full Review Source: AV Club | Original Score: B-

June 20, 2013
Robert Abele
Los Angeles Times
Top Critic IconTop Critic

A movie so geared toward hitting its spots, it amounts to emotional Muzak rather than something truly played live.

Full Review Source: Los Angeles Times | Original Score: 2.5/5

June 19, 2013
Rex Reed
New York Observer
Top Critic IconTop Critic

In the end, director Paul Andrew Williams fails to resist sentimentality, but classy acting and distinguished production values never sink to the level of soap opera.

Full Review Source: New York Observer | Original Score: 3/4

June 19, 2013
Ernest Hardy
Village Voice
Top Critic IconTop Critic

Williams uses a sledgehammer to drive [his] message home, but the velvet touch of his cast (particularly Redgrave) almost salvages this.

Full Review Source: Village Voice

June 18, 2013
Eric Hynes
Time Out New York
Top Critic IconTop Critic

It may be the equivalent of NBA stars tossing crumpled paper into a wastebasket, but you're no less compelled to watch old pros go through the motions.

Full Review Source: Time Out New York | Original Score: 3/5

June 18, 2013
Trevor Johnston
Time Out
Top Critic IconTop Critic

Even though we know where the film's going, it still manages to give the tear-ducts a workout.

Full Review Source: Time Out | Original Score: 3/5

February 20, 2013
Find us on:                     
Help | About | Jobs | Critics Submission | Press | API | Licensing | Mobile