My Life Reviews

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March 4, 2019
The only thing dense and expansive... is the sentimentality.
March 4, 2019
If there are a few nuggets of wit and wisdom buried under the film's disease-of-the-week surface, Rubin doesn't find them.
March 4, 2019
Even as the characters grow huffy and "confront" each other, the movie never loses its compulsive desire to soothe.
March 4, 2019
My Life should be a more rigorous and single-minded film; maybe it started that way, before getting spoonfuls of honey to make the medicine go down.
March 4, 2019
The overall narrative seems to drag itself out like a lengthy illness.
March 4, 2019
This is the kind of bittersweet, dire-affliction performance that always bowls over the Motion Picture Academy voters. But this time, assuming they nominate the picture, even they will be right.
March 4, 2019
The sincere, often touching story tugs shamelessly at the heartstrings.
March 4, 2019
The film is, as Rubin is fond of saying in interviews, a "life-affirming" film and has something to say about how we should view our brief stay on the planet.
April 25, 2018
Despite all Rubin's efforts to bring life and energy to My Life, this is no roller-coaster ride. It's more like being stalled, with a newborn babe in arms, in the dead center of the bumper car ride.
April 3, 2009
July 3, 2005
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September 16, 2004
June 25, 2004
August 23, 2003
May 20, 2003
September 3, 2002
July 25, 2002
Seriously sappy sob-o-rama.
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