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Firstborn Reviews

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October 23, 2004
The movie creates such an urgent situation, and fills it with such interesting characters, that when everything goes wrong at the end I felt more than disappointed, I felt cheated.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
October 4, 2003
| Original Score: 2/5
February 24, 2004
| Original Score: 0/5
November 24, 2004
A heavy-handed suburban sitcom.
Full Review | Original Score: C-
July 26, 2003
| Original Score: 1/5
November 4, 2004
Read More | Original Score: 1/5
January 1, 2000
It might have worked if Apted were as adept at creating an emotional atmosphere as he is in his portraiture of the suburban milieu, but too many unshaped scenes and redundant dialogue passages take their toll.
July 4, 2005
Read More | Original Score: 2/5
October 11, 2005
| Original Score: 3/5
January 21, 2004
| Original Score: 4/5
May 20, 2003
The best things about Firstborn are the easy, natural performances of the actors.
Read More | Original Score: 3.5/5
January 8, 2008
This flawed but interesting Freudian melodrama spends about 70 minutes making points and the last 30 minutes losing them.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
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