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Avenue Montaigne Reviews

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Emanuel Levy
October 3, 2012
| Original Score: B
Jonathan Kiefer
Sacramento News & Review
August 7, 2008
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
Brandon Fibbs
February 28, 2008
Life and Art come together in Avenue Montaigne, a charming and accessible French export. Not too fluffy, not too deep %u2014 just right.
Full Review | Original Score: 6/10
Robert Roten
Laramie Movie Scope
January 12, 2008
A light, frothy, intoxicating romantic comedy.
Full Review | Original Score: B
Urban Cinefile Critics
Urban Cinefile
May 25, 2007
Daniele and Christopher Thomson's marvellously crafted script brings all the characters to life as they struggle to shake the worlds in which they live
Ted Murphy
Murphy's Movie Reviews
May 7, 2007
While AVENUE MONTAIGNE is something of a trifle (which makes it easy to understand why it did not garner an Oscar nomination when there were far more deserving features), it still is a pleasant and enjoyable movie.
Full Review | Original Score: B
Josh Rosenblatt
Austin Chronicle
April 26, 2007
This is one of the wonders of Paris, I imagine, or at least of being rich in Paris: Even your misery plays like a fairy tale. In Avenue Montaigne, miserable souls are as common as raindrops, and each one is a portrait of privileged existentialism.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
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Peter Howell
Toronto Star
April 20, 2007
A film that seeks to amble it way towards resolution and which offers a few insights and smiles along the way.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
Jack Garner
Rochester Democrat and Chronicle
April 20, 2007
A warm-hearted French confection, the sort of breezy, lightly sophisticated boulevard comedy that was once plentiful in Gallic cinema, and makes a happy comeback here.
Full Review | Original Score: 8/10
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Roger Moore
Orlando Sentinel
April 20, 2007
Even if this fine French meal isn't as rich or feels a little less than it might have been, it's still delightful to sit through, course after winning course.
| Original Score: 4/5
Marc Mohan
April 20, 2007
While this sort of thing can easily devolve into bourgeois comfort food, Thompson, a veteran of the genre, knows how to serve it up just about right.
Full Review | Original Score: B+
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Liam Lacey
Globe and Mail
April 20, 2007
The movie is as airy as a spun-sugar dessert, but Thompson's observations on the artistic life are both affectionate and knowing: Beauty and wealth, though inevitably compelling, are appreciated as means to humane ends, not goals in themselves.
| Original Score: 3/4
Frank Swietek
One Guy's Opinion
April 18, 2007
Though the picture's like a souffle that occasionally goes soggy, for the most part it's a tasty treat.
Full Review | Original Score: B-
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Terry Lawson
Detroit Free Press
April 13, 2007
Watching the charming Avenue Montaigne makes you realize not only how much we miss when mainstream French films are not on the movie menu, but how much we miss when American studios define 'romantic comedy' so strictly.
| Original Score: 3/4
Laura Kelly
South Florida Sun-Sentinel
April 12, 2007
Avenue Montaigne [hits the mark] in a way that's unpretentious, sublime, sweet, meaningful and funny.
| Original Score: 3.5/4
Jeff Vice
Deseret News, Salt Lake City
April 7, 2007
Avenue Montaigne may not be the lightest, brightest film ever made, but compared to the glum and talky movies most people associate with French cinema, it's downright chipper.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
Sean P. Means
Salt Lake Tribune
April 6, 2007
The ensemble cast is wonderful, especially Lemercier as the bipolar actress trying to impress Pollack's director but failing spectacularly.
| Original Score: 3.5/4
David Nusair
Reel Film Reviews
April 4, 2007
...breezy, light-hearted...
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
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Robert Denerstein
Denver Rocky Mountain News
April 1, 2007
It's one of those 'what's-not-to-like' movies, a fantasy about life and Paris that passes painlessly, a trifle elevated by its Parisian settings and our desire to lose ourselves in them.
| Original Score: B
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Bill Stamets
Chicago Sun-Times
April 1, 2007
Avenue Montaigne is a bon-bon for culture tourists.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
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