Generation Um... Reviews

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Amy Nicholson
Los Angeles Times
May 3, 2013
Neither the film, nor the film within the film, hold our attention. Bummer, Keanu.
Full Review | Original Score: 1.5/5
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Sara Stewart
New York Post
May 3, 2013
Director Mark L. Mann seems to be searching for the meaning in aimlessness, and in lowered expectations. But too often the narrative left me feeling the titular "um."
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
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Frank Scheck
Hollywood Reporter
May 2, 2013
Meandering and affected, this tedious character study is as aimless as the lives it depicts.
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Justin Chang
Variety
May 2, 2013
A slapped-together sub-mumblecore exercise that at times suggests a feature-length expansion of 2010′s "Sad Keanu" meme
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Stephen Holden
New York Times
May 2, 2013
What does it add up to? Um ... I have no idea and don't really care.
Full Review | Original Score: 1/5
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Joe Neumaier
New York Daily News
May 2, 2013
"Um" winds up as empty as its mean streets are phony.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
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Sam Adams
Time Out
April 30, 2013
Generation Um... devolves into a heap of sub-American Beauty profundities and strained confessionals ...
Full Review | Original Score: 1/5
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Michael Nordine
Village Voice
April 30, 2013
Reeves is front and center in a thinly sketched narrative anchored by little other than his presence ...