• R, 1 hr. 46 min.
  • Drama, Comedy
  • Directed By:
    Benjamin Ross
    In Theaters:
    Jan 20, 1995 Wide
    On DVD:
    Apr 5, 2005
  • Cabin Fever Entertainment

Opening

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53% This Is Where I Leave You Sep 19
—— A Walk Among the Tombstones Sep 19
82% Tracks Sep 19
92% The Guest Sep 17

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82% Satisfaction: Season 1
87% The Strain: Season 1
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The Young Poisoner's Handbook Reviews

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Owen Gleiberman
Entertainment Weekly
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Full Review Source: Entertainment Weekly | Original Score: A-

September 7, 2011
Christopher Null
Filmcritic.com

Full Review Source: Filmcritic.com | Original Score: 4/5

March 15, 2007
Emanuel Levy
EmanuelLevy.Com

| Original Score: 3/5

July 2, 2005
Ken Hanke
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)

Not nearly as clever as it thinks it is.

| Original Score: 3/5

November 5, 2002
Jeffrey Westhoff
Northwest Herald (Crystal Lake, IL)

| Original Score: 3/5

September 3, 2002
Michael W. Phillips, Jr.
Goatdog's Movies

Full Review Source: Goatdog's Movies | Original Score: 3.5/5

February 28, 2002
James Berardinelli
ReelViews
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Full Review Source: ReelViews | Original Score: 3/4

January 1, 2000
Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times
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Full Review Source: Chicago Sun-Times | Original Score: 3.5/4

January 1, 2000
Jack Garner
Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

Full Review Source: Rochester Democrat and Chronicle | Original Score: 8/10

January 1, 2000
Steve Rhodes
Internet Reviews

The show is a cornucopia of effective cinematic elements. A tour de force and a fascinating story.

Full Review Source: Internet Reviews | Original Score: 3.5/4

January 1, 2000
Marc Savlov
Austin Chronicle

Full Review Source: Austin Chronicle | Original Score: 4/5

January 1, 2000

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

January 20, 1995
Susan Tavernetti
Palo Alto Weekly

| Original Score: 1/4

May 20, 2003
Madeleine Williams
Cinematter

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

January 1, 2000
Todd McCarthy
Variety
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March 26, 2009
Geoff Andrew
Time Out
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June 24, 2006
Ray Greene
Boxoffice Magazine
June 5, 2002
Kenneth Turan
Los Angeles Times
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February 14, 2001
Janet Maslin
New York Times
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January 1, 2000
Hal Hinson
Washington Post
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January 1, 2000

Jam! Movies

January 1, 2000
Joe Baltake
Sacramento Bee
January 1, 2000

Deseret News, Salt Lake City
January 1, 2000
Edward Guthmann
San Francisco Chronicle
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January 1, 2000
Barbara Shulgasser
San Francisco Examiner
January 1, 2000
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