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Manny & Lo Reviews

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January 25, 2003
| Original Score: 1/5
April 2, 2003
Its thematic scope stays rather small, and the final third of the movie seems muted and flat.
May 20, 2003
| Original Score: 1/4
January 1, 2000
The sub-par performances and flat plot drowns the interesting relationship triangle at the base of this film.
Read More | Original Score: 2/5
January 1, 2000
The story settles into a fairly routine feminist fable.
June 5, 2002
Krueger's characters aren't complex enough to sustain a feature film, and her direction is both visually and dramatically listless.
Full Review | Original Score: 1.5/5
January 1, 2000
A slow, rather simple and not terribly entertaining film.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/10
November 15, 2008
Full Review | Original Score: C
January 1, 2000
One of the pleasures of Manny & Lo is the way that it reveals its characters in sudden, unexpected, defining acts.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
January 1, 2000
With its carefully-modulated combination of light comedy and drama, the film casts a gentle spell.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
January 1, 2000
An odd, singular movie full of odd, singular moments.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
August 27, 2002
Oddball charmer about the quirky way certain people are put together just when they need each other most.
January 1, 2000
Though employing no surreal devices and remaining within a realistic convention, Krueger takes the story of two young sisters on their own and somehow makes it seem unreal, strange, outside time.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
January 1, 2000
It's the kind of story that leaves viewers with a warm glow.
Read More | Original Score: 3.5/5
January 1, 2000
Yes, it's a movie about life cycles. But it's also quirky enough that it avoids getting bogged down in a predictable reaffirmation of the nuclear family.
January 1, 2000
An understated movie that, in turns, is funny and heart-breaking and uplifting.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
January 1, 2000
It is a slight enterprise, not always expert in its construction, but it is sweet without being cloying, and it is sentimental in beneficial ways.
January 1, 2000
Grows on you, largely because of the charm of its youngest cast member, Scarlett Johansson.
February 14, 2001
An unapologetically small but wholly original movie, warm-hearted but not precious, and possessed of a gently wacky sensibility.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
December 23, 2002
A sweet little fable, a bit shy on substance but quite charming in the telling.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
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