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Georgia Reviews

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Bob Grimm
Las Vegas CityLife
November 19, 2003
| Original Score: 2/5
Cole Smithey
October 10, 2005
| Original Score: 2/5
Christopher Null
January 1, 2000
Unless you're just dying to hear Velvet Underground tunes played (badly) at bar mitzvahs, I'd recommend keeping this Georgia off your mind.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
Brian J. Arthurs
Beach Reporter (Southern California)
October 31, 2002
| Original Score: 2/5
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Susan Stark
Detroit News
January 1, 2000
| Original Score: 1/4
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Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times
January 1, 2000
Georgia is not a simply plotted movie about descent and recovery, but a complex, deeply knowledgeable story about how alcoholism and mental illness really are family diseases.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
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James Berardinelli
January 1, 2000
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
Rob Vaux
Flipside Movie Emporium
March 18, 2003
A raw, heartfelt, sometimes painful showcase for Jennifer Jason Leigh's undeniable talent.
| Original Score: 4/5
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Todd McCarthy
October 22, 2008
An intense study of sibling rivalry set in the Seattle music world, Georgia excels at the expression of painfully unresolvable family conflicts.
Nick Davis
Nick's Flick Picks
August 30, 2009
Might be my favorite example of a movie that compels you toward binaristic assumptions but keeps outwitting them, with its immersed conviction in the palpable, sonic, psychological, atmospheric world that it inhabits and constructs.
Full Review | Original Score: A-
Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat
Spirituality and Practice
August 22, 2002
Examines the life and struggles of a mediocre rock singer whose high aspirations cause her needless pain.
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Susan Wloszczyna
USA Today
January 1, 2000
A painful though sadly humorous portrait of sisterhood deftly written by Leigh's mom, Barbara Turner, and directed with just-right spareness by Ula Grosbard.
| Original Score: 3.5/4
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Mick LaSalle
San Francisco Chronicle
June 18, 2002
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
Jules Brenner
Cinema Signals
July 27, 2005
| Original Score: 3/5
Carol Cling
Las Vegas Review-Journal
August 13, 2004
| Original Score: 4/5
Susan Tavernetti
Palo Alto Weekly
May 20, 2003
Jennifer Jason Leigh's performance as the sister who lives for her turn in the spotlight electrifies this look at two very different siblings.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
Mark Palermo
The Coast (Halifax, Nova Scotia)
August 25, 2002
| Original Score: 4/5
Linda Cook
Quad City Times (Davenport, IA)
August 7, 2005
| Original Score: 4/5
Steve Rhodes
Internet Reviews
January 1, 2000
Leigh's performance is riveting.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
Brandon Judell
December 26, 2002
| Original Score: 4/5
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