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February 28, 2011
The performances feel honest, and are perfectly attuned to Ivory's sauntering directorial pace. No one is in a hurry to have any epiphanies or enjoy the release of emotional catharsis. I appreciated it.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
December 24, 2010
Ivory without Merchant films a bloodless, dreary tale
Full Review | Original Score: 2.0
October 22, 2010
Sometimes it's nice to just relax and listen to the deep soothing tones of Anthony Hopkins, even if what he's saying is absolute dribble.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/5
October 15, 2010
It's of moderately passing interest this film, but that's all. I hope Ivory and Prawer Jhabvala find their feet with the next one.
October 15, 2010
Looks like a Merchant Ivory movie. Bores like a lesser one, too.
Full Review | Original Score: 2
October 13, 2010
This is a very disappointing film. It lacks life, really.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/5
October 13, 2010
This is a rather drab affair with a protagonist who seems to have had a personality bypass.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
October 11, 2010
It's not an entirely boring film. After a while, your pulse rate slows and you settle into the landscape. The two-hour running time, however, puts you in acute danger of growing moss.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
October 9, 2010
A rich and engaging film from one of cinema?s grand masters
October 9, 2010
With all the cinematic trademarks of a James Ivory film, this adaptation of Peter Cameron?s novel seduces us slowly, as we get to know the characters whose lives are intertwined for better and for worse
August 26, 2010
"Destination" is another effort by director James Ivory in his long-running campaign to give arthouse audiences a comfortable place to take a nap.
Full Review | Original Score: 1.5/4
August 13, 2010
Slow, dull and wielding absolutely no emotional impact despite a fine cast.
Full Review | Original Score: D
August 2, 2010
An aptly lush but below-the-numbers yarn
Full Review | Original Score: C
August 1, 2010
It's like Paul McCartney's songs after the split with John Lennon - there's some good stuff, but nothing classic.
July 29, 2010
full review at Movies for the Masses
Full Review | Original Score: 1/5
July 22, 2010
This adaptation of the Peter Cameron novel is pretty dull, and the whole thing is so lacking in energy that it becomes a chore to watch.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
July 13, 2010
The film is an endearing dinosaur, more suited for a museum than a multiplex...
June 29, 2010
Rather pallid...[a] stolid, talky adaptation of Peter Cameron's novel.
Full Review | Original Score: C
June 25, 2010
With a wimpy protagonist and a reticent director driving the story, The City of Your Final Destination doesn't go far enough.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
June 25, 2010
A movie that feels as if it should have been a masterpiece. As it is, it's flawed, uneven work but deserves careful viewing.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
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