Furlough

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The latest comedy by Laurie Collyer (Sherrybaby), taking a spin on the road movie. When a rowdy inmate (Melissa Leo) gets one weekend out of prison to visit her ailing mother, the rookie corrections officer (Tessa Thompson) assigned to keep an eye on her struggles to keep her in line during their emergency furlough. With Whoopi Goldberg, Anna Paquin, Edgar Ramirez, and La La Anthony.

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What happens when you send Melissa Leo and Tessa Thompson on a weekend road trip? The talent pairing alone seemed tantalizing enough to warrant further investigation, and I wish "Furlough" had supplied a better answer.

Mar 15, 2018 | Full Review…

A waste of talent.

Mar 15, 2018 | Full Review…

Collyer's film assumes the racially-mismatched-buddy form of "48 Hrs." and the contentious central dynamic of "Midnight Run," except that its first draft-grade script lacks the absurdity necessary to elicit laughs, or the depth that might make it moving.

Mar 13, 2018 | Full Review…
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"Furlough" is funny and active, remaining compelling while it details small acts of connection and evasion.

Mar 21, 2018 | Rating: B | Full Review…

A bit of a mish-mash.

Mar 15, 2018 | Full Review…

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