10 Items or Less Reviews

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May 15, 2009
Silberling has shot what feels like the first home movie to get a national release; it's too cute to criticize for anything other than its fluff.
December 8, 2006
So often the bearer of gravitas and dignity, Freeman shows up with a smirk on his face and a song in his heart
December 4, 2006
This is a sharp little slice of whimsy with Freeman giving a funny, very laid-back and sometimes touching performance.
December 2, 2006
[Morgan] Freeman is clearly enjoying himself, but his charisma and heavyweight presence can't quite redeem this featherweight concoction.
December 1, 2006
Freeman and Paz winningly play off each other.
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.
December 1, 2006
...Strictly remainder-bin material.
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.
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.
December 1, 2006
...Best described as an "in-betweener" -- a no-budget, often experimental project that directors and actors sneak in between real jobs.
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...
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.
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.
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.
November 30, 2006
A partially successful attempt at deflating Freeman's avuncular late-career image.
November 30, 2006
Silberling demonstrates an unerring ear for the natural, often discomfiting rhythm of two strangers tentatively forging a connection.
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