A Little Bit Of Heaven - Movie Reviews - Rotten Tomatoes

A Little Bit Of Heaven Reviews

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Karen Benardello
We Got This Covered
September 17, 2012
While director Nicole Kassall tried to create an independent female lead who doesn't give into stereotypes with Marley, the overall movie ultimately lacked originality, a memorable story and characters with any true purpose.
Full Review | Original Score: 5/10
Kate Erbland
Film School Rejects
May 5, 2012
Full Review | Original Score: C-
James Luxford
The National (UAE)
September 1, 2011
Hudson wastes her opportunity to add more depth to her acting CV, while Bernal is not the right fit as a romantic lead.
Full Review | Original Score: 1/5
Grae Drake
May 4, 2012
This movie turns into a total bummerfest that isn't sad enough to make me cry or funny enough to make me giggle.
Full Review | Original Score: 0.5/5
Shaun Munro
What Culture
December 31, 2011
Kate Hudson's career suicide continues with the devastatingly unfunny, tonally jarring A Little Bit of Heaven.
Full Review | Original Score: 1.5/5
February 6, 2011
Bernal who, physically, just looks rather mismatched next to Hudson on screen ... For such an accomplished actor, he just comes across as more 'dud than stud' in this.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
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James Berardinelli
May 1, 2012
What's missing is honesty. It has been supplanted by artifice.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
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Alonso Duralde
May 3, 2012
Who's got time for bed-rest when there are hang-gliding lessons to be had?
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William Goss
May 8, 2012
Sap without the weight of reality, awkwardly combined with a romance without much chemistry.
Andrew Schenker
Slant Magazine
May 3, 2012
Unsurprisingly for a film detailing terminal disease, this is a largely solemn affair, often verging on morbidity in its elongated death watch.
Full Review | Original Score: 1/4
Henry Fitzherbert
Daily Express (UK)
February 7, 2011
Manages to be both weird and boring.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
Mike Scott
May 4, 2012
Although New Orleans sparkles as the film's setting, the story boasts too many moving and mismatched parts to resonate in any sort of meaningful way.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
February 2, 2011
A Little Bit Of Heaven makes you ask some really big questions. The biggest is why anyone involved in this film thought any of it was a good idea.
Full Review | Original Score: 1/5
Robbie Collin
News of the World
February 7, 2011
Rest assured I'm not going to give the game away as to whether Marley beats the disease. But given the movie's set in New Orleans - a place famous for its funerals - I wouldn't hold your breath.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
Matthew Pejkovic
Matt's Movie Reviews
March 3, 2012
As a cancer drama it is insultingly sickly sweet, as a comedy it's lazily written and executed, and as a romance it is void of chemistry and passion.
Full Review | Original Score: 1/5
Louise Keller
Urban Cinefile
February 25, 2012
Peter Dinklage is the surprise package in this mash up . . . in which his role of an escort with a reputation to deliver 'a little bit of heaven' brings a welcome lift and unexpected honesty to a film that crumbles under its own weight and aspirations
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Joe Neumaier
New York Daily News
May 4, 2012
A little bit of hell.
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Manohla Dargis
New York Times
May 3, 2012
A cringe-inducing romantic comedy turned cancer tragedy turned inspirational hosanna about living in the moment, embracing your bliss and other clichés.
Read More | Original Score: 1/5
Brian Orndorf
April 5, 2012
A romantic comedy about cancer. I've officially seen it all.
Full Review | Original Score: D-
Sandie Angulo Chen
Common Sense Media
May 7, 2012
Bizarre combo of terminal cancer weepy and sexy romcom.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
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