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Brooklyn Lobster Reviews

March 23, 2006
Brooklyn Lobster is a sweet and touching film, worth a visit.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
March 23, 2006
Brooklyn Lobster is the kind of smart, realistic indie family drama the movies should give us more often.
Read More | Original Score: 3/4
January 20, 2006
The crustaceans' unhappy destinies are more compelling than the colorless lives of their captors.
Full Review | Original Score: 1.5/4
November 4, 2005
The dramatic engine may be real estate and bank loans, but the heart of the movie is family and character and the film provides plenty of both.
Read More | Original Score: 3/4
November 4, 2005
Well-meant, but only adequately realized, the movie is simply undersized.
November 4, 2005
Fails to dig out the dramatic meat, despite a yeoman performance by Danny Aiello.
Read More | Original Score: 2/4
November 4, 2005
Aiello dominates with equal measures of gruff bluster, pained confusion and not-so-quiet desperation. It's an impressively multifaceted performance.
November 4, 2005
The triumph here is the natural, fluid way the characters interact, many of them displaying real-life, quirky senses of humor you don't often find in screenplays.
Read More | Original Score: 3/4
November 3, 2005
Ultimately has the air of a home movie project blown up to feature-length proportions.
November 3, 2005
Kevin Jordan's small family drama, set in Sheepshead Bay, is an unusually pure example of American kitchen-sink realism.
Read More | Original Score: 2.5/5
November 1, 2005
This family-versus-business parable comes across as slight, familiar, and in dire need of seasoning.