Looking for Palladin

2008

Looking for Palladin

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22%

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Total Count: 9

33%

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Hollywood talent agent Josh Ross is sent to Guatemala to lure an old Hollywood star, Jack Palladin, out of retirement. Arrogant Josh gets frustrated by the slower pace of life in Guatemala and disregards the community's interests, even though he needs them in order to find Jack. As he journeys to find Palladin, Josh embarks in a personal journey of self-discovery that changes his life.

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Critic Reviews for Looking for Palladin

All Critics (9) | Top Critics (6) | Fresh (2) | Rotten (7)

  • A small movie with a big, big actor.

    Dec 10, 2009 | Full Review…

    Rex Reed

    Observer
    Top Critic
  • Looking for Palladin meanders around Antigua (Guatemala) at a leisurely gait and enjoys the presence of Ben Gazzara in its central role. That's about all there is to find, however.

    Nov 5, 2009 | Rating: 1/5 | Full Review…
  • Looking for Palladin has a split personality. It starts as a comedy but morphs into an icky family melodrama. It should have stuck with the yuks.

    Oct 30, 2009 | Full Review…
  • A semicoherent, overacted mélange of travelogue, farce and suds

    Oct 30, 2009 | Rating: 2/5
  • We've seen enough movies to know Joshua will stop being a jerk after he learns the true meaning of Christmas, but it's almost impossible to disparage such genuine warmth.

    Oct 28, 2009 | Rating: 3/5 | Full Review…

    Aaron Hillis

    Time Out
    Top Critic
  • Requiring cuts, some sense of direction, and dialogue that doesn't either declare or dither, the film looks like it was fun to make.

    Oct 27, 2009 | Full Review…

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