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Juno Reviews

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Gina Carbone
Seacoast Newspapers (NH/Maine)
December 31, 2007
The most overrated film of the year isn't bad, it's just trying too hard.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
Nick Schager
Lessons of Darkness
December 3, 2007
An obnoxious fantasy vision of teendom slathered in self-satisfied snark.
Full Review | Original Score: C-
Brian Orndorf
December 4, 2007
The artificiality of this beast is suffocating, choking itself into a stupor of unlikable characters, synthetic emotions, and overtly precious direction. "Juno" is pregnant alright: with overwrought execution and pedestrian intentions.
Full Review | Original Score: D-
Kyle Smith
June 29, 2008
Being the hipster movie of the year presents a couple of problems. One is that hipsters are kind of annoying.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
David Cornelius
December 10, 2007
What a hideous piece of faux-hipster crap.
Full Review | Original Score: 1/5
Thomas Peyser
Style Weekly (Richmond, VA)
June 3, 2009
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Laura Clifford
Reeling Reviews
December 5, 2007
...an immature, if fitfully entertaining work.
Full Review | Original Score: C+
Jeremy Heilman
January 6, 2008
That Juno has been heralded for its realistic portrayal of a teen girl's point of view demonstrates how poorly the demographic has been represented on screen.
Full Review | Original Score: 33/100
Bill Clark
December 4, 2007
If this is where Indie comedy is headed, I guess I should find some other shenanigans to get into. Right, homeskillet?
Full Review | Original Score: C-
JoBlo's Movie Emporium
February 22, 2008
Yes, I'll say it: this film is overrated.
Full Review | Original Score: 5/10
Walter Chaw
Film Freak Central
December 6, 2007
You can't spend this much time being too cool for school and earn a sentimental rimshot--it's the boy who cried "human."
Full Review | Original Score: 1/4
Michael Sragow
Baltimore Sun
December 21, 2007
Too much of it is like a subpar episode of Freaks and Geeks, padded out to 92 minutes with pseudo-witty dialogue.
Read More | Original Score: C+
Joshua Starnes
March 29, 2011
Indie film has the same success rate as Hollywood spectacle and for the same reason--reliance on well worn stereotypes and cliché--but it's the good stuff that comes along that makes all the dreck worth sitting through. Juno is the good stuff.
Full Review | Original Score: 8/10
Jason Zingale
October 18, 2008
One of the best films of the year.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
Josh Bell
Las Vegas Weekly
December 20, 2007
A sweet-and-sour look at the traumas of teen life, and the way that sometimes, improbably, they can be transformed into small miracles.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
Adam Tobias
Watertown Daily Times
May 20, 2008
Don't tell this to Jamie Lynn Spears, but there can be some humor behind a 16-year-old getting pregnant.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
Neil Miller
Film School Rejects
December 5, 2007
It seems to be, at least to me, that Reitman has found a very distinct formula for successfully entertaining us with sharp-witted, off-the-cuff comedies.
Full Review | Original Score: A+
Philip Martin
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
December 28, 2007
...a smart and snappy antidote to the cretinous teensex movies that have become a staple of American cinema.
Full Review | Original Score: 90/100
Ali Gray
October 14, 2012
A bouncing baby that seems destined to grow into a classic.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
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Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times
December 7, 2007
A fresh, quirky, unusually intelligent comedy about a 16-year-old girl who wins our hearts in the first scene.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/4
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