Bodies, Rest & Motion Reviews

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Owen Gleiberman
Entertainment Weekly
September 7, 2011
Full Review | Original Score: C-
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Variety Staff
Variety
February 4, 2008
Uncompelling but moderately engaging.
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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.
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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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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.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
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James Berardinelli
ReelViews
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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Rita Kempley
Washington Post
January 1, 2000
Every generation spends a while in the navel observatory before learning that it's a shallow, lint-clogged pursuit.
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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.
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Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times
January 1, 2000
Bodies, Rest and Motion is one of those movies that not only comes accompanied by supporting materials, but seems fairly pointless unless you brief yourself.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
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Entertainment Weekly
January 1, 1993
Full Review | Original Score: C-