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Melvin Goes to Dinner Reviews

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Ray Greene
Boxoffice Magazine
December 7, 2003
Odenkirk's direction and Blieden's script consistently steer Melvin toward gentle and humane moments of revelation, which might feel incidental if they weren't delivered with so much wit and such bracing generosity.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
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Desson Thomson
Washington Post
November 21, 2003
Isn't note perfect by any stretch, but it's great fun to listen to.
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Chris Vognar
Dallas Morning News
November 13, 2003
Makes for a witty, urbane and down-to-earth night of discussion that packs a good deal of kick.
Full Review | Original Score: B
Phil Villarreal
Arizona Daily Star
October 16, 2003
At times the film feels so real, it almost plays like a documentary.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
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Damon Smith
Boston Globe
August 29, 2003
Despite its compositional flaws, Melvin Goes to Dinner will please anyone who takes the art of social chatter seriously.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
Erik Childress
July 24, 2003
Has the universal truths of the comedy inherent in our everyday lives
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
Marjorie Baumgarten
Austin Chronicle
July 16, 2003
Odenkirk's movie should inspire viewers to call up old friends, order a bottle of wine, and talk the night away.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
James Rocchi
July 4, 2003
Loose, funny dinner-for-four comedy is smart, real and entirely enjoyable.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
Eric Campos
Film Threat
June 24, 2003
Excellently written and directed.
| Original Score: 4/5
Christopher Null
May 5, 2005
| Original Score: 3/5
Paul Sherman
Boston Herald
February 2, 2004
| Original Score: 3/4
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