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Lake City Reviews

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Top Critic
Andrew Sarris
New York Observer
November 19, 2008
There is very little wasted motion, to be sure, but also very little real-life like ambience.
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Rex Reed
New York Observer
November 18, 2008
As for Sissy Spacek, I can't think of a sounder role to reflect the unique qualities that make her so special.
Ed Gonzalez
Slant Magazine
November 16, 2008
Quaintly shot and paced, not unlike Shotgun Stories, but insanely over-written, Lake City dumps on audiences a plot that consists of 500-some-odd puzzle pieces that all come together exactly as you expect.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
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Ronnie Scheib
May 21, 2008
Moore and Hill's script plunges [Sissy] Spacek in a mawkish stew of banality and improbability composed of bits and pieces of earlier roles.
Katey Rich
April 30, 2008
Contrived and too serious for its own good, it's hard to imagine any distributor loving it so much they want to let the rest of the world see it.
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David Fear
Time Out
November 17, 2011
| Original Score: 1/5
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