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Year One Reviews

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

November 17, 2011
Kevin Maher
Times [UK]

All hail Michael Cera, worker of unprecedented movie miracles! The 21-year-old Canadian comic takes a weak concept and some weaker material and, wherever possible, adds some much needed flashes of comedic genius.

Full Review Source: Times [UK] | Original Score: 3/5

July 3, 2009
Nigel Andrews
Financial Times

A goodhearted, sometimes funny spoof of early human history.

Full Review Source: Financial Times

July 3, 2009
Steve Biodrowski
Cinefantastique

Year One is quite a mixed bag of nuts...which could repulse [some] viewers... But if you can supress your gag reflex...it ascends to hyperventilating levels of hilarity.

Full Review Source: Cinefantastique

June 21, 2009
Jake Wilson
The Age (Australia)

Year One is an enjoyable knockabout comedy, but as a satire on human folly it's a disappointment; Ramis could have gone much further underlining the parallels between ancient and modern religious wars.

Full Review Source: The Age (Australia) | Original Score: 3/5

June 21, 2009
Jeff Otto
cinemaobsession.com

You heard it here first: Year One is the best prehistoric comedy of 2009.

Full Review Source: cinemaobsession.com | Original Score: 3/5

June 19, 2009
Mick LaSalle
Houston Chronicle
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Year One has one joke, but it's a good one, played for many variations over the course of an often very funny comedy.

Full Review Source: Houston Chronicle | Original Score: 3/4

June 19, 2009
Brent Simon
Screen International

The big, blustery physical comedy of Jack Black makes for an amusing fit with Michael Cera's quiet, self-deprecating humour in Year One.

Full Review Source: Screen International

June 19, 2009
Manohla Dargis
New York Times
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A thoroughly, sometimes gaggingly broad and sly conceptual laugh-in.

| Original Score: 3/5

June 19, 2009
Dana Stevens
Slate
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Year One is a slapdash concoction with an overreliance on scatological gags and a long lag time between laughs. I freely admit that. Yet I have a certain affection for this movie, if only because of its conceptual simplicity.

Full Review Source: Slate

June 19, 2009
Chris Hewitt (St. Paul)
St. Paul Pioneer Press

Expect to be amused, not hilarioused.

Full Review Source: St. Paul Pioneer Press | Original Score: 2.5/4

June 19, 2009
Mike Ward
Richmond.com

Year One is easy to hate, especially if you loathe Jack Black's hammy shtick, think Michael Cera peaked in Arrested Development or you have a worn Bible in your bedroom... and you're not living in a Super 8. But I loved it.

| Original Score: 3.5/4

June 19, 2009
John Beifuss
Commercial Appeal (Memphis, TN)

The obligatory gross-out moments function as camouflage for what proves to be a surprisingly trenchant critique of the human penchant for violence, greed, deceit, hubris and, especially, religious superstition.

| Original Score: 3/4

June 19, 2009
Paul Byrnes
Sydney Morning Herald

Cut it into small pieces and many bits are a giggle: string them all together and it starts to wear thin. Strangely for Ramis, it's not aggressive enough.

Full Review Source: Sydney Morning Herald | Original Score: 3/5

June 19, 2009
Sean Axmaker
Seanax.com

When did comedy writing become such a lost art, replaced by the improvisational byplay of talented but increasingly familiar players left to think up funny lines for an amusing situation?

Full Review Source: Seanax.com

June 18, 2009
Jeffrey M. Anderson
Combustible Celluloid

It's a bit flabby and careless, but it's also gleefully stupid, and it has the ability to knock you off guard and make you giggle helplessly.

Full Review Source: Combustible Celluloid | Original Score: 2.5/4

June 18, 2009
Laura Clifford
Reeling Reviews

Harold Ramis...serves up some low brow humor in a fitful script, but his film is elevated into the ranks of pleasurably stupid humor by terrific comic turns from Cera and a game Oliver Platt

Full Review Source: Reeling Reviews | Original Score: C+

June 18, 2009
David Hiltbrand
Philadelphia Inquirer
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The actors make a surprisingly effective comic team, with Black's manic energy trampolining off Cera's deflated passivity.

Full Review Source: Philadelphia Inquirer | Original Score: 2.5/4

June 18, 2009
Michael Sragow
Baltimore Sun

If Harold Ramis' Year One were a bowling match, it would lurch between gutter balls and spares, with some scattered lucky strikes.

Full Review Source: Baltimore Sun | Original Score: 2.5/4

June 18, 2009
Owen Gleiberman
Entertainment Weekly
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Platt, more than anyone, is the soul of the movie, because he makes even the most
 primitive perversity sound...well, civilized.

Full Review Source: Entertainment Weekly | Original Score: B-

June 17, 2009
Brent Simon
Shared Darkness
May 15, 2012
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