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Ira and Abby Reviews

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September 9, 2007
Amidst its inquiry into the feasibility of monogamy, marriage, and true love, Ira & Abby raises a more pressing issue: Is this all there is to mainstream indie filmmaking?
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
October 18, 2007
It spends so much time reminding of how quaint and kooky it is throughout that you may find yourself pulling out your wallet or purse and offering it some of your hard-earned money if it will agree to just simmer down and go away
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
September 11, 2007
Annie Hall called, and it wants its plot back.
September 15, 2007
A romantic comedy about a kooky couple that sinks in a whirlpool of therapeutic clichés.
Full Review| Original Score: 1/5
February 3, 2008
The steady addition of more and more characters served to fragment what could have been a charming romantic comedy.
Full Review | Original Score: C+
October 12, 2007
Ira & Abby is like its characters: nice with a lot of problems.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
October 5, 2007
While there are some delightful moments overall this is pretty familiar stuff, none of it really going in a direction we haven't seen both before and better.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
September 22, 2007
July 14, 2007
Though Westfeldt has a winning way with a punch line and a perky screen presence that is very much in the Diane Keaton/Jenna Elfman mode, the picture ultimately feels like yesterday's brisket.
September 14, 2007
For every odd laugh it earns, also induces twice as many groans for obviousness and coincidence-fraught comic straining.
September 14, 2007
Ira & Abby wants to explore the state of modern marriage, but finds the allure of romantic-comedy fantasies impossible to resist.
Read More | Original Score: 1.5/4
September 14, 2007
Neither Westfeldt's sunny charm nor the best efforts of a stellar supporting cast can haul her formulaic screenplay out of its tired shtick.
Full Review | Original Score: 1.5/4
October 5, 2007
It was all so fresh and funny -- when Woody Allen did it.
Read More | Original Score: 2/4
October 7, 2007
Offers some smiles and rueful insights about the vicissitudes of love, but its almost slavish imitation of the Woody Allen formula ultimately makes it seem stale.
Full Review | Original Score: C
October 11, 2007
It's sunny, oh-so-New-York and ever-so cute, and Messina and Westfeldt, under-used actors, are equally beguiling.
Read More | Original Score: 4/5
September 17, 2007
Ira and Abby is far from being an unlikable movie. It has a charming lunacy about it, which allows for much enjoyment, or at least comfortable, familiar, routine easiness (like a marriage).
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
October 18, 2007
The movie benefits from an exceptionally strong line-up of supporting characters beautifully played by a top-notch cast.
Full ReviewRead More | Original Score: B
February 18, 2012
Full Review | Original Score: B+
October 18, 2007
Ira & Abby has plenty of sharp details, mostly verbal, and it gives old pros and newer faces a chance to show off their poker-faced comic wiles.
Read More | Original Score: 3/4
September 18, 2007
The nicest surprise of the week -- not just nice but amazing -- is a comedy called Ira and Abby.
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