Lovely, Still Reviews

October 15, 2010
It concerns an older man, alone during the holidays, who unexpectedly finds love. It also features two strong performances from veteran actors Martin Landau and Ellen Burstyn.
October 15, 2010
There are moments during Lovely, Still when it feels like you're trapped with Martin Landau and Ellen Burstyn in a kitschy musical Christmas snowglobe that someone keeps shaking.
October 14, 2010
The places where Fackler has problems or allows things to get a tad too sentimental are smoothed over by the unmatched skills of the effortlessly superb Burstyn and Landau.
September 23, 2010
It seems too much at first, but Fackler's up to something.
September 10, 2010
Will hit home with anyone who has had to struggle with the most difficult aspects of aging.
September 10, 2010
If you're old enough to pluck gray hairs, you may find yourself rubbing away a few tears.
September 10, 2010
Fackler's patronizing debut reduces a lifetime of experience into a collection of senior citizen stereotypes.
Top Critic
September 8, 2010
Mr. Landau invests each move with sincerity and directness, and with her flawless skin and ageless smile, Ms. Burstyn still has the candlelit sweetness of spun sugar. Even in a disappointing film, watching her is indeed lovely, still.
September 7, 2010
A haunting duet for two great actors who haven't lost a step and have gained the most exquisite lyricism.
September 7, 2010
Call Lovely, Still life-affirming if you must, but its uplift is designed less to reassure than to honor the difficult process of how we deal when faced with the loss of those we have loved.