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Red Doors Reviews

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Ty Burr
Boston Globe
January 12, 2007
Not surprisingly, the three Wong sisters and their father could exist in separate movies -- their (short) stories are interesting but not convincingly knit together. Think of Red Doors as a promise, and hope that [director] Georgia Lee keeps it.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
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G. Allen Johnson
San Francisco Chronicle
September 22, 2006
A gentle, pleasant film about people you genuinely like.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
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Ella Taylor
L.A. Weekly
September 21, 2006
A peppy if uneven charmer with a fetchingly wistful edge.
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V.A. Musetto
New York Post
September 8, 2006
... the script falls victim to the stereotypes and cliches so often found in movies about Asian-American families.
| Original Score: 2/4
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Elizabeth Weitzman
New York Daily News
September 8, 2006
Red Doors feels like a first-time film; quirks are overplayed while themes remain underdeveloped.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
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Lisa Schwarzbaum
Entertainment Weekly
September 8, 2006
Named for the traditional Chinese color of good luck, the gentle indie drama Red Doors is really more in the rosy pink range of the color palette than a more primary emotional hue.
Full Review | Original Score: B
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John Anderson
Newsday
September 7, 2006
Well-shot, well-written film.
| Original Score: 3/4
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Stephen Holden
New York Times
September 7, 2006
This agreeable, lightweight movie, written and directed by Georgia Lee, turns the malaises of a suburban family into bittersweet farce that teeters between cheeky humor and surface pathos.
| Original Score: 3/5
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Logan Hill
New York Magazine/Vulture
September 7, 2006
A few of the plot threads are woven more neatly than others, but the film makes for a promising debut.
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Melissa Levine
Village Voice
September 5, 2006
Red Doors is so well-meaning, with such obvious affection for its characters, that it pleases nonetheless.
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Ronnie Scheib
Variety
September 1, 2005
Despite pic's earnestness and obvious good intentions, narrative elements, carefully set forth though they may be, fall back on overfamiliar, underdeveloped tropes.
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Sheri Linden
Hollywood Reporter
September 1, 2005
Without overdoing the quirk factor or the melodrama, Lee shows a sure feel for family dynamics, and her light touch brings out the best in the ensemble's lovely, understated performances.