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10 Items or Less Reviews

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December 1, 2006
In its own low-key way, 10 Items or Less is completely satisfying, and as a showcase for a great veteran actor and a gifted young actress, it's essential viewing.
Read More | Original Score: 3/4
December 1, 2006
The bare-boned simplicity of 10 Items or Less is more a strength than a liability.
December 1, 2006
[Brad Silberling is] Frank Capra without the edge.
Read More | Original Score: 2.5/4
December 1, 2006
...Strictly remainder-bin material.
Read More | Original Score: 2/4
December 1, 2006
He and Scarlet, in another movie, might have found a way to spin their one day's worth of intimacy into something more movie-like, but here, they keep it contained.
December 1, 2006
Every potentially worthwhile or amusing moment in writer-director Brad Silberling's 10 Items or Less could be told in 10 minutes or less, with credits included.
Read More | Original Score: 2/4
December 1, 2006
Granted, Freeman is essentially playing a variation of himself, while Vega is mining her spunky screen persona. But they deliver.
Read More | Original Score: 3/4
December 1, 2006
The film is brief, thin and anecdotal. Yet at its heart is a loving look at an artist at work, and that artist is Morgan Freeman.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
December 1, 2006
...Best described as an "in-betweener" -- a no-budget, often experimental project that directors and actors sneak in between real jobs.
Read More | Original Score: 2/4
December 1, 2006
An amiable demonstration of how two charismatic actors and a relaxed writer-director (Brad Silberling) can squeeze an enjoyable movie out of practically nothing...
December 1, 2006
It's a sweet, calculated two-hander starring someone you know very well and someone you've never heard of but probably should...
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
December 1, 2006
It's hard to convey how completely charming this off-the-cuff, 82-minute movie is. Morgan Freeman, who is 69 years old and has possibly never given a poor performance, is at full-glow here.
Full Review | Original Score: 5/5
November 30, 2006
Completely weightless but also unpretentious and enjoyable in a relaxed way.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
November 30, 2006
10 Items or Less doesn't insist much more than the average indie exercise, but it's nicely made by Silberling, and if you've lost faith in Morgan Freeman, this is the film to restore it.
Full Review | Original Score: B
November 30, 2006
It's just a little film that strives to be likable, and is less so than it might have been.
November 30, 2006
Brad Silberling's new movie has nothing to prove, and not all that much to say, but its modesty and good humor make it hard to resist.
Read More | Original Score: 4/5
November 30, 2006
A ridiculous but cheerful toss-off...amusing and charming.
Read More | Original Score: 2.5/4
November 30, 2006
This is a movie of such consummate good cheer that it's difficult to walk away without feeling happier than when it began.
Read More | Original Score: 3/4
November 30, 2006
10 Items or Less is a good-natured but failed experiment in meeting cute -- indie-movie style.
November 30, 2006
With a less camera-friendly duo, this movie could have been a real dud. Even so, it's nothing much. It does have the great virtue of being only 82 minutes long, though.
Full Review | Original Score: C+
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