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The Anniversary Party Reviews

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June 22, 2001
If digital looks like this and makes it possible for such funny and intimate chamber pieces to come into existence, then bring on the digital movies.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/4
June 22, 2001
This film is monumentally annoying.
June 22, 2001
With witty ripostes and beautiful people, there's reason enough to stay for this Party.
Read More | Original Score: 3/4
June 22, 2001
For all its superfluous and self-conscious moments, the picture is a draining kick.
June 22, 2001
The kind of movie only the people starring in it could love.
June 22, 2001
The film has a marvelous cast, and everyone is in fine form.
June 22, 2001
Never less than entertaining and often much, much more.
June 22, 2001
A textbook example of why actors sometimes should just act.
June 22, 2001
A cool and intelligent look at a lifestyle where smart people are required to lead their lives according to dumb rules.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
June 22, 2001
Isn't what you'd call a probing film, but it's a slick and savvy one.
June 21, 2001
The Anniversary Party's tone wanders from overly affectionate softball to overripe gravitas, and its dialogue is often painfully amateurish.
June 21, 2001
The relationships have the ebb and flow of astute observation and inspired improvisation.
June 21, 2001
Smart and edgy.
June 21, 2001
A classic guilty pleasure.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
June 21, 2001
Has a loose, improvisatory feel that rings true.
June 21, 2001
Slips into a series of histrionic outbursts and contrived situations.
June 21, 2001
An actory movie, with performers gorging on the kind of histrionics an experienced director would put a lid on.
June 21, 2001
Instructive about both relationships and American aspirations to elitism.
June 18, 2001
At times it's like watching a series of acting exercises as the camera discreetly moves from star to star to afford each a chance momentarily to shine.
Full Review | Original Score: C+
June 16, 2001
Clever concept, made uniquely personal...
| Original Score: 3.5/4
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