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Just 45 Minutes From Broadway Reviews

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Peter Keough
Boston Globe
June 14, 2013
George ... disdains working on TV or in dinner theater. Compared to this movie, however, these would be preferable alternatives.
Full Review | Original Score: 1/4
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David Lewis
San Francisco Chronicle
November 29, 2012
You will either laugh or cringe, depending on your enjoyment of comic melodrama (the kind view) or distaste for overindulged actors (the not-so-kind view).
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
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Michael Nordine
Village Voice
October 23, 2012
Altogether, it comes to resemble theater filmed by Paul Greengrass.
David Noh
Film Journal International
October 18, 2012
Self-indulgent drama in which braying actors spout utter twaddle about the Thea-tah.
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Elizabeth Weitzman
New York Daily News
October 18, 2012
Though Jaglom intends for us to be charmed by show folk, the amateurish performances and perennially misjudged direction wind up portraying them instead as boundlessly needy narcissists.
Full Review | Original Score: 1/5
Calum Marsh
Slant Magazine
October 17, 2012
Henry Jaglom applies what must by now qualify as a tradition of pointless agitation to the disruption of theater. Unsurprisingly, the results are disastrous.
Full Review | Original Score: .5/4
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David DeWitt
New York Times
October 16, 2012
The boldness is welcome, the execution awkward.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/5
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Sam Adams
Time Out
October 16, 2012
Self-consciously cribbing from Chekhov by way of Robert Altman, the filmmaker convenes an extended family of stage actors at a decaying country house in New Rochelle, where the Ambien-enhanced emotional pitch lingers north of perpetual hysteria.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
Betty Jo Tucker
ReelTalk Movie Reviews
October 3, 2012
If you want a fly-on-the-wall view into the private lives of theatre royalty, 'Just 45 Minutes from Broadway' is the movie for you.
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Robert Abele
Los Angeles Times
October 3, 2012
An investment in theatrical self-indulgence with diminishing returns.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
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