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The Closet (Le Placard) Reviews

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Mark Halverson
Sacramento News & Review
August 7, 2008
| Original Score: 4/5
David Nusair
Reel Film Reviews
June 18, 2007
...there are a number of sequences that would clearly benefit from a more broad sensibility (there's a scene that's virtually crying out for a spit take, for example).
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4

Empire Magazine
December 30, 2006
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5

Film Threat
January 9, 2006
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
Brandon Judell UK
May 8, 2003
all honours finally go to Veber, who has once again single-handedly changed the landscape of gay filmmaking, proving that gay subject matter can be financially successful without being condescending.
Full Review | Original Score: 8/10
Andrea Chase
Killer Movie Reviews
April 5, 2003
Full Review | Original Score: 5/5
Tom Grealis
RTÉ (Ireland)
February 13, 2003
Veber has created a film which manages to be both humorous and thought-provoking.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
Philip Martin
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
October 30, 2002
... a gentle and astute minor comedy of manners
Full Review| Original Score: B-
Matthew Turner
October 30, 2002
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
Neil Smith
April 29, 2002
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
John A. Nesbit
January 27, 2002
This is a film with gay/lesbian sensibilities that can play well with a crossover more mainstream crowd
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
Brian Webster
Apollo Guide
January 22, 2002
| Original Score: 75/100
Robert Roten
Laramie Movie Scope
January 5, 2002
This one-joke movie manages so many imaginative wrinkles that it successfully extends the joke into a feature length film.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
Jeff Vice
Deseret News, Salt Lake City
September 14, 2001
Genial, likable, and perhaps, in its own peculiar way, even thought-provoking.
Eric D. Snider
September 10, 2001
It is not often laugh-out-loud funny, but it is consistently amusing.
Full Review | Original Score: B
Rob Blackwelder
August 31, 2001
See The Closet now before somebody ruins an American version by casting Robin Williams and scrubbing clean all its wanton wackiness.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
Jay Stone
Ottawa Citizen
August 17, 2001
It never forgoes the human moments for the farce, and the speed of the storytelling ensures that it is believable enough to work.
Shay Casey
August 12, 2001
Light, breezy, and actually funny.
| Original Score: 3/5
Louis B. Hobson
Jam! Movies
August 9, 2001
A film filled with surprises and twists.
Elias Savada
Nitrate Online
August 7, 2001
Gay Paree just bubbled up a few degrees with this delightfully witty homo-faux-bic comedy.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
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Lisa Nesselson
May 20, 2008
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Time Out
June 24, 2006
Jeffrey M. Anderson
Combustible Celluloid
May 26, 2006
J. V. McAuley
February 25, 2004
Jean Lowerison
San Diego Metropolitan
October 21, 2002
Urban Cinefile Critics
Urban Cinefile
September 9, 2002
Rich Cline
Shadows on the Wall
August 12, 2002

May 26, 2002
May 21, 2002

Boston Phoenix
March 24, 2002
Liz Braun
Jam! Movies
January 22, 2002
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Stanley Kauffmann
The New Republic
January 22, 2002
Joe Baltake
Sacramento Bee
January 22, 2002
Ted Murphy
December 21, 2001
... only in retrospect that you realize just how absurd it is ...
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
Adam Nayman
August 2, 2001
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Ebert & Roeper
July 16, 2001
Emily Blunt
Blunt Review
July 10, 2001
Sam Adams
Philadelphia City Paper
July 10, 2001
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