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Love in the Time of Money Reviews

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Eric D. Snider
EricDSnider.com
September 18, 2002
Full Review | Original Score: C
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Stephen Hunter
Washington Post
November 27, 2002
Too clever by about nine-tenths.
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Manohla Dargis
Los Angeles Times
October 31, 2002
A work that lacks both a purpose and a strong pulse.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
Jeffrey M. Anderson
Combustible Celluloid
November 22, 2002
It doesn't help that the director and cinematographer Stephen Kazmierski shoot on grungy video, giving the whole thing a dirty, tasteless feel.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
Frank Ochieng
Movie Eye
November 18, 2002
Mattei's underdeveloped effort here is nothing but a convenient conveyor belt of brooding personalities that parade about as if they were coming back from Stock Character camp -- a drowsy drama infatuated by its own pretentious self-examination.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
Christopher Null
Filmcritic.com
December 13, 2003
nothing to say about life, love, or even sex
| Original Score: 2/5
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Michael Atkinson
Village Voice
October 29, 2002
Mattei is tiresomely grave and long-winded, as if circularity itself indicated profundity.
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A.O. Scott
New York Times
October 31, 2002
A listless and desultory affair.
| Original Score: 1.5/5
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Gene Seymour
Newsday
October 31, 2002
Despite a blue-chip cast and a provocative title, writer-director Peter Mattei's first feature microwaves dull leftover romantic motifs basted in faux-contemporary gravy.
| Original Score: 2/4
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Lisa Schwarzbaum
Entertainment Weekly
November 6, 2002
A workshop mentality prevails.
Full Review | Original Score: D+
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Mick LaSalle
San Francisco Chronicle
November 22, 2002
The problems of the people in Love in the Time of Money are hardly specific to their era. They just have problems, which are neither original nor are presented in convincing way.
Full Review | Original Score: 1/4
September 8, 2002
The parts are better than the whole (bizarre, funny, tragic - like love in New York).
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/5
Cindy White
Hollywood.com
November 20, 2008
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
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Mike D'Angelo
Time Out
October 28, 2002
Absurdities and clichés accumulate like lint in a fat man's navel.
| Original Score: 48/100
Ed Gonzalez
Slant Magazine
October 28, 2002
Mattei so completely loses himself to the film's circular structure to ever offer any insightful discourse on, well, Love in the Time of Money.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
Harvey S. Karten
Compuserve
October 23, 2002
An undistinguished attempt to make a classic theater piece cinematic.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
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Dan Fienberg
L.A. Weekly
October 31, 2002
The film ultimately offers nothing more than people in an urban jungle needing other people to survive...
Jeffrey Chen
Window to the Movies
November 3, 2002
Will probably be one of those movies barely registering a blip on the radar screen of 2002.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/10
Luke Y. Thompson
Dallas Observer
December 5, 2002
[I]f you've been to more than one indie flick in your life, chances are you've already seen this kind of thing.
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Megan Turner
New York Post
November 1, 2002
An exercise in cynicism every bit as ugly as the shabby digital photography and muddy sound.
| Original Score: 1/4
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David Rooney
Variety
July 24, 2008
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