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Bodies, Rest & Motion Reviews

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Top Critic
Jonathan Rosenbaum
Chicago Reader
February 4, 2008
The film squeaks in its joints whenever it tries too hard to make a 'generational statement,' and may annoy you with its glibness, but it manages to hold one's interest -- surprisingly at times, given the lightweight characters.
Christopher Null
September 24, 2005
It's overall well-acted but often too stupid to bear.
| Original Score: 3/5
John Esther
Pasadena Weekly
November 22, 2004
| Original Score: 3/5
Daniel M. Kimmel
Worcester Telegram & Gazette
January 30, 2004
Read More | Original Score: 3/5
Carol Cling
Las Vegas Review-Journal
December 5, 2003
Read More | Original Score: 3/5
Jeremy Heilman
September 7, 2003
A generally winning romantic comedy possessing an unusual degree of self-importance, Bodies, Rest and Motion works primarily because of its likable cast.
Full Review | Original Score: 57/100
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Janet Maslin
New York Times
May 20, 2003
The other actors share an easy, appealing rapport and a flair for dry understatement, which is the film's prevailing tone.
Read More | Original Score: 3/5
December 16, 2002
This movie always reminds me of why I dig Eric Stoltz.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
Philip Martin
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
October 14, 2002
Read More | Original Score: 3/5
Clint Morris
September 18, 2002
Forgettable rom-com fodder
| Original Score: 3/5
Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat
Spirituality and Practice
August 20, 2002
Zeroes in on the efforts of four characters in their 20s struggling with the contradictory desires for roots and wings.
Scott Weinberg
July 25, 2002
A great indie-list cast makes the angst worth watching.
| Original Score: 3/5
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James Berardinelli
January 1, 2000
In an era when many motion pictures are going for 'big,' it's nice to see well-known actors in a 'small' film like this.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
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Desson Thomson
Washington Post
January 1, 2000
It has barely enough wisdom to fill a fortune cookie but it's no pain to sit through.
Chris Hicks
Deseret News, Salt Lake City
January 1, 2000
The charms of the performances and the likable, subtle comic driftings can be quite stimulating.
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Owen Gleiberman
Entertainment Weekly
September 7, 2011
Full Review | Original Score: C-

TV Guide
February 4, 2008
The strength of it, the subtext of revolving door relationships, would have been better served if allowed to remain more subtle.
Full Review | Original Score: 1.5/4
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Variety Staff
February 4, 2008
Uncompelling but moderately engaging.
Cole Smithey
November 15, 2007
| Original Score: 0/5
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Geoff Andrew
Time Out
June 24, 2006
A laid-back look at youthful rootlessness which never really catches fire.
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