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200 Cigarettes Reviews

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Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times
January 1, 2000
Seeing a film like this helps you to realize that actors are empty vessels waiting to be filled with characters and dialogue.
Full Review | Original Score: 0.5/4
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James Berardinelli
ReelViews
January 1, 2000
A tepid affair, distinguished by bland character development, uninspired and insipid dialogue, and a nonexistent plot.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
Garth Franklin
Dark Horizons
October 30, 2006
Read More | Original Score: 1.5/4
Renee Schonfeld
Common Sense Media
December 21, 2010
Ensemble cast drinks and flirts through lame New Year's Eve.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
Christopher Null
Filmcritic.com
January 1, 2000
The cast (playing uber-NYCers) are uniformly grating and obnoxious -- and Courtney Love as ringleader makes it even worse.
| Original Score: 2/5
Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews
January 1, 2000
It did capture the East Village feel of the Reagan 1980s.
Full Review | Original Score: C-
Robin Clifford
Reeling Reviews
April 9, 2005
Full Review | Original Score: C
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Desson Thomson
Washington Post
January 1, 2000
A twentysomething comedy with a brain-dead script, unflattering lighting and 16 performers in search of a scriptwriter.
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Peter Travers
Rolling Stone
May 11, 2001
Hit-and-mostly-miss retro comedy.
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Lisa Schwarzbaum
Entertainment Weekly
September 7, 2011
Full Review | Original Score: C-
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Chris Vognar
Dallas Morning News
January 1, 2000
It feels more like a high-level acting workshop than a narrative film.
Top Critic
January 1, 2000
Incredibly boring, poorly written, half-conceived, self-serving film.
Dragan Antulov
rec.arts.movies.reviews
October 7, 2004
Full Review| Original Score: 3/10
Jim Judy
Screen It!
January 1, 2000
The film's plot is too scattered and unwieldy, contains a few too many characters, and doesn't offer the snappy, intelligent dialogue found in other similarly set films.
Dustin Putman
TheFilmFile.com
January 1, 2000
A toss-up between wonderful moments and weak moments. This is one of the brightest vignettes of the film, thanks fully to Plimpton's stand-out, high-energy, hilarious performance.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
Mark Palermo
The Coast (Halifax, Nova Scotia)
August 22, 2002
Read More | Original Score: 2/5
Jason Clark
Matinee Magazine
June 13, 2002
Oddly uninvolving and boring.
Full Review | Original Score: C-
Widgett Walls
Needcoffee.com
January 1, 2000
Sound like Robert Altman directing a Cameron Crowe-rejected screenplay while on speed? Yes, and it seems that way when on the screen.
Full Review | Original Score: 1.5/5
Madeleine Williams
Cinematter
January 1, 2000
A threadbare ensemble comedy, struggling to be an 80s nostalgia film, and failing.
Full Review | Original Score: 1.5/4
Steve Rhodes
Internet Reviews
January 1, 2000
First-time writer Shana Larsen makes the mistake of creating a couple of dozen characters and not giving any of them any depth.
Full Review | Original Score: 1/4
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