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Cyrus Reviews

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January 5, 2014
It offers you a look at a totally dysfunctional relationship that allows you to look at the relationships in your own life and breathe a sigh of relief.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
November 13, 2013
a sweet, modest, unremarkable film, propped up by seasoned actors playing quirky and "real."
February 22, 2012
The potentially one-joke premise is given depth, complexity, darkness and pathos by the offbeat execution and the honest performances.
August 15, 2011
A man battles with his girlfriend's son in this realistic, understated comedy filled with the awkwardness of real life.
June 30, 2011
... A very fine comic-psychodrama that eschews prat falls and flippancy for a more intimately realist and considered rendering of manchild madness and its antecedents.
February 1, 2011
An amazing human drama played out by actors at the peak of their profession: and who could want more than that?
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
January 28, 2011
The visual style transcends lyricism to achieve a kind of free-verse poetry, aided in large part by awe-inspiring mash-ups of montage and voice-overs
December 27, 2010
Cyrus will appeal to the same audiences that have admired the Mumblecore directors and their work, even though it's more polished.
Full Review | Original Score: 7/10
December 23, 2010
...this muted farce benefits from the pitch-perfect performances of its cast.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
December 17, 2010
full review at Movies for the Masses
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
December 9, 2010
The acting is superb by all three main characters, especially Jonah Hill, who is really the key character in this film.
Full Review | Original Score: A
September 15, 2010
Cast and crew seem committed to making a simple point: "unhealthily close" relationships can be enriching. And the result is a movie that feels both small and deep.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
September 13, 2010
Benefits from the cast teasing out the hurt and humanity from co-dependency's emotional battlefield.
September 11, 2010
It's funny, but edgy, too: you feel as if something very bad could happen at any moment.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
September 10, 2010
Rooting awkward chuckles in freaky family ties, the Duplasses then spin our sniggers by planting parallels between John and Cyrus. Just who's the biggest man-child?
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
September 10, 2010
The Duplass brothers enter the mainstream with a touching, original and supremely funny film.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
September 10, 2010
There are very few films, of whatever type, that actually surprise us, so when one does come along it's tempting to whoop.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
September 9, 2010
It all adds to the growing suspicion that Mark and Jay are two of the most exciting filmmakers working today.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
September 9, 2010
A fresh approach to the relationship comedy that will reward repeat viewings.
Read More | Original Score: 4/5
September 9, 2010
A welcome change from the increasingly irony-enriched fare we've come to expect.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
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