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Meet Monica Velour Reviews

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Ronnie Scheib
Variety
February 23, 2012
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Rick Groen
Globe and Mail
May 13, 2011
Pretty good performance, awfully lame movie.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
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Linda Barnard
Toronto Star
May 12, 2011
Had first-time director Keith Bearden been as devoted to keeping Meet Monica Velour on track as he did to coming up with punderful porn flick names, he could have had a satisfying dark comedy on his hands.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
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Owen Gleiberman
Entertainment Weekly
April 15, 2011
The role of a former star of the ''golden age'' of porn sounds perfect for Kim Cattrall, and she handles it nicely - at least, in the rare moments when this indie comedy isn't terminally contrived.
Full Review | Original Score: C
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Tom Long
Detroit News
April 15, 2011
You really come away wishing Cattrall could take this character to a more serious film. Who better to show the flip side of beauty?
Full Review | Original Score: C+
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Frank Scheck
Hollywood Reporter
April 15, 2011
Better than its premise would suggest, the film works to the degree that it does thanks to the well-drawn characterizations and the frequent doses of sly, subtle humor.
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Stephen Whitty
Newark Star-Ledger
April 10, 2011
Watching Tobe circle the drain in an open-mouthed daze, like some sort of unwanted goldfish, is absolutely no fun at all.
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Joe Neumaier
New York Daily News
April 8, 2011
[A] herky-jerky story.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
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Lou Lumenick
New York Post
April 8, 2011
Cattrall, who gained weight for a role in which she looks every one of her 50-something years, makes "Meet Monica Velour" more involving than it sounds.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
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Mark Olsen
Los Angeles Times
April 7, 2011
In some ways this film's biggest failing is that it can't decide whose story it is telling, his or hers.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
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Jeannette Catsoulis
New York Times
April 7, 2011
Like a fledgling Will Ferrell, Mr. Ingram embraces his inner nerd with mouth permanently agape and hair sprouting like florets of burned broccoli. But this is Ms. Cattrall's movie all the way.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
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Michelle Orange
Village Voice
April 6, 2011
The result is unbalanced by cartoonish flourishes -- Ingram's performance being the chief offender -- that overpower Cattrall's subtler character work.
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Nick Schager
Time Out
April 6, 2011
From dirty-movie parodies to the achieving of one's misfit dreams, Keith Bearden's coming-of-age dramedy adheres to the flaccidest of formulas.
Full Review | Original Score: 1/5
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Rex Reed
New York Observer
April 6, 2011
Harmless coming-of-age stuff, but you've seen it all a million times.
| Original Score: 2/4