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Friends With Money Reviews

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Tara Thorne
The Coast (Halifax, Nova Scotia)
July 11, 2016
Nicole Holofcener is a humanist. When people say, "It's a movie about real life," they're talking about movies like hers.

March 12, 2010
Boasting generous performances from each player, this is a film that understands the foibles of human nature.
Fernando F. Croce
August 30, 2009
Tidily grounded in Sitcomland
Peter Keough
Boston Phoenix
April 23, 2009
Holofcener jibes class and materialism without getting preachy and avoids formula with wit and compassion.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
Amber Wilkinson
Eye for Film
June 13, 2008
The script is full of witty gems, while still remaining rooted in reality.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
Rob Gonsalves
February 13, 2008
Holofcener's anecdotal narrative doesn't give us much purchase on any of the characters.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
Karina Longworth
February 1, 2008
An astutely observed relationship dramedy, painfully funny even as it burns.
Top Critic
David Ansen
November 1, 2007
This delicious, seriocomic tale of four friends in affluent, liberal, west L.A. grappling with midlife crises, metrosexual spouses and household remodeling takes on an avoided subject: money, and how it affects our relationships.
David Nusair
Reel Film Reviews
August 4, 2007
...remains oddly uninvolving for the majority of its brisk running time.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
Erica Abeel
Film Journal International
March 1, 2007
For all its Sundance cool factor, the latest from this gifted director glances off the viewer without leaving much impact.
Enrique Buchichio
Uruguay Total
January 9, 2007
Una comedia agridulce sobre las relaciones de pareja y amistad de cuatro mujeres acomodadas, con buenos diálogos y observación de personajes. Muy buen elenco.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
Nathaniel Rogers
Film Experience
October 20, 2006
Problematic at the center, but there's still pleasure to be had in watching the actresses navigate the emotional terrain.
Top Critic
Andrew O'Hehir
October 7, 2006
This is a dense and sophisticated work about mortality, materialism, madness, jealousy and pity a movie in which the fabulous duds are ripped off the "Sex and the City" gals and they're left teetering on the edge of the abyss...
Peter T. Chattaway
Christianity Today
September 22, 2006
These characters are worth a visit, but don't be surprised if they don't stay with you for very long once you've gone home.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
Matt McAllister
Future Movies UK
September 2, 2006
Just when did the polished Hollywood 'chick flick' of old begin to appropriate the stylistics of the indie film?
Full Review | Original Score: 7/10
Sandra Hall
Sydney Morning Herald
September 1, 2006
In a low-key way, it's a very fine performance. Poker-faced Aniston may be, but everything Olivia needs to say is right there in her eyes.
Full Review | Original Score: 4.5/5
Urban Cinefile Critics
Urban Cinefile
August 25, 2006
Marriage, success, self-worth and communication are put under the microscope and the result is funny, poignant and ripe with truths
Michael Szymanski
August 23, 2006
Guys could learn a lot about women by watching this older, often funnier L.A. version of Sex in the City
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
Alan Dale
July 30, 2006
[I]t's hard to distinguish [Holofcener's] more tentative approach to narrative [here] from an identity crisis. Maybe that's why McDormand's material has by far the most bite.
Wesley Lovell
Cinema Sight
July 20, 2006
An amazing set of actresses add depth and character to the lives of four friends whose relationship will always be a mystery but whose love for each other endures.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
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