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Keeping Up With The Steins Reviews

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January 18, 2007
Pleasant little comedy with some good performances.
Full Review | Original Score: B
January 11, 2007
Will it all turn out? What do you think? Part of the fun is in watching how, although one's enjoyment of the movie will depend on many factors. Comedy, of course, is a very subjective medium; what some find hilarious, others won't. At the screening I atte
Full Review | Original Score: C
December 30, 2006
... the comedy is too timid to really make much of a satirical statement.
Read More | Original Score: 2.5/4
November 15, 2006
a stiff would-be comedy filled with talented stars and very few laughs.
Full Review | Original Score: 1.5/5
November 10, 2006
Entertaining on all three levels: as Jewish comedy, as Jewish satire and as universal comedy
November 8, 2006
...benefits greatly from the mere presence of Jeremy Piven...
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
October 31, 2006
A long slog of family cliché and idiotic coming-of-age yuks thrown at us with the subtlety of a naked Garry Marshall.
Full Review | Original Score: 1/5
October 25, 2006
Although there is nothing offensive about the film, there is nothing particularly amusing or enlightening about it, either.
Full Review | Original Score: 5/10
July 6, 2006
Aside from the first 15 minutes and the last five or so, the film just isn't very funny.
Full Review| Original Score: 1.5/4
June 24, 2006
Keeping Up With the Steins isn't a bad film -- it just devolves into the limp sort of schmaltzy conclusion you keep hoping it will avoid.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
June 19, 2006 don't have to be Jewish to have fun with Keeping Up With the Steins, but it couldn't hurt.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
June 17, 2006
A toothless commentary on suburban jealousy, with familial strain mixed in at random.
| Original Score: 2/4
June 16, 2006
Squanders a premise that's filled with comic gold by playing it too safe.
Read More | Original Score: 2/4
June 16, 2006
a sometimes charming, completely predictable comedy that might be the pilot episode for a TV series you will forget to watch every week.
June 15, 2006
Hollywood nepotism is served up with the gefilte fish in a stunningly unfunny bar mitzvah comedy.
Full Review | Original Score: 1/4
June 14, 2006
The life lessons tossed around like seeds aren't especially original, earthshaking or inspiring.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
June 10, 2006
Think of this benign, not-so-kosher cultural comedy as "My Big Fat Jewish Bar Mitzvah."
Full Review | Original Score: 6/10
June 9, 2006
Excellent casting lifts this sitcomlike script.
Read More | Original Score: 2.5/4
June 9, 2006
It's not meant to be uproarious. But even as comfort food, Steins can't keep up.
Read More | Original Score: 2/5
June 9, 2006
Offering wan comedy where it should bite and trite homilies in lieu of real emotion, it's a tired, dated and forgettable film about which the best that can be said is it could have been worse.
Read More | Original Score: C-
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