10 Years Reviews

September 22, 2012
10 Years is no Big Chill, but it has just enough warmth to keep it alive.
September 21, 2012
A bracingly un-gimmicky, heartfelt and fresh take on the theme of growing up.
September 20, 2012
Even the most exhausted, hackneyed and innately annoying genre can yield a film of breezy charm and prickly dramatic consequence.
September 20, 2012
An inconsequential high-school-reunion comedy that gets better when it stops trying to make you laugh.
September 20, 2012
Linden manages to overcome what would seem to be a premise fraught with peril with a lot of help from a likable cast, making "10 Years" a surprisingly enjoyable movie.
September 19, 2012
'10 Years' is a surprisingly solid variation on a familiar tune.
September 17, 2012
Writer/director Jamie Linden and his excellent cast beautifully evoke the sentimental magic inherent in their scenario.
September 14, 2012
Needless to say, everybody comes equipped with their very own overweight baggage; old grudges are revived, new ones are invented; and big personal revelations -- most of which you can see coming a mile away -- arrive on cue.
September 14, 2012
It's too bad 10 Years isn't, you know, funny.
September 14, 2012
Even when the script seems ready to settle for clich - with cavemen guys being civilized by the more evolved women in their life - it takes a slight detour.
September 14, 2012
Is there anything less narratively interesting than a high school reunion that focuses exclusively on the beautiful and popular crowd? Who all now seem to be leading normal, if flawed, lives?
September 13, 2012
There's a lot of been-there, done-that going on. That said, this very distant, slightly more youthful cousin to The Big Chill presents a convincing version of a 10-year high school reunion.
September 13, 2012
An unpretentious, well-acted ensemble piece that doesn't aspire to be a portentous generational time capsule like "The Big Chill," "American Graffiti" or "Diner."
September 13, 2012
10 Years does nothing noteworthy, but it does it well, thanks to its ensemble cast.
September 11, 2012
A strong cast convincingly captures the many ways in which adulthood proves far more complicated than what's imagined at 18.
September 11, 2012
An amiable, seriocomic high-school-reunion movie, 10 Years succeeds in pulling off a fine varsity talent show.
September 5, 2012
There's a relaxed, unforced, melancholy sweetness and swing to this modest iteration of the Big Chill/Return of the Secaucus 7 formula, a pleasing directorial debut for screenwriter Jamie Linden.
August 21, 2012
Less fun than a funeral.
September 14, 2011
Jamie Linden's minor-key serio-comedy pulls us in eventually, delivering its share of poignant insights and melancholy reflections, even if it does all feel a tad familiar.