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Never Again Reviews

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Wilson Morales
BlackFilm.com
May 13, 2003
Schaeffer has written a clever, plausible, funny, and romantic film.
Merle Bertrand
Film Threat
December 8, 2002
By turns touching, raucously amusing, uncomfortable, and, yes, even sexy, Never Again is a welcome and heartwarming addition to the romantic comedy genre.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
David Noh
Film Journal International
September 9, 2002
Schaeffer has crafted a winsomely appealing love story for -- surprise! -- the over-50 set.
Laura Kelly
South Florida Sun-Sentinel
August 23, 2002
Despite these annoyances, the capable Clayburgh and Tambor really do a great job of anchoring the characters in the emotional realities of middle age.
| Original Score: 2.5/4
Derek Tse
Jam! Movies
July 27, 2002
An intelligent, funny look at dating and relationships among the middle-aged.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
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Geoff Pevere
Toronto Star
July 26, 2002
There are enough things that poke out rather boldly from Never Again's modest proportions to keep it verging on interesting. And not all of them are strapped to Jill Clayburgh's waist.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
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Eric Harrison
Houston Chronicle
July 26, 2002
Just offbeat enough to keep you interested without coming close to bowling you over.
| Original Score: B
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Joe Leydon
Variety
July 19, 2002
What Eric Schaeffer has accomplished with Never Again may not, strictly speaking, qualify as revolutionary. But it's defiantly and delightfully against the grain.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
Boo Allen
Denton Record-Chronicle
July 19, 2002
Old People Can Talk Dirty Too
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Mary F. Pols
Contra Costa Times
July 18, 2002
It's a pleasure to see [Clayburgh] back in full force, having aged beautifully, and in a role that serves as such a neat bookend to An Unmarried Woman.
| Original Score: 3/4
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Richard Roeper
Ebert & Roeper
July 15, 2002
Thumbs up.
Marshall Fine
Journal News (Westchester, NY)
July 15, 2002
Schaeffer isn't in this film, which may be why it works as well as it does.
Full Review | Original Score: B
Brandon Judell
PopcornQ
July 13, 2002
Now all we need is a flick about elderly queers in heat. No, The Dresser doesn't count.
Full Review | Original Score: 7/10
Ross Anthony
Hollywood Report Card
July 13, 2002
Jeffrey Tambor's performance as the intelligent jazz-playing exterminator is Oscar-worthy.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
Sheri Linden
Boxoffice Magazine
July 12, 2002
Never Again doesn't quite rise above the conventions it attempts to deconstruct, but at its center are two gifted actors who are more than willing to take chances.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/5
Carlo Cavagna
AboutFilm.com
July 12, 2002
Though the characters are sometimes forced into madcap situations for the sake of adding yuks, the film works best when the protagonists are just being themselves
Full Review | Original Score: B-
Michael Szymanski
Zap2it.com
July 11, 2002
"Never Again" is a feel-good romance for real people. If you want a smart, mature romantic comedy, this is the one to see.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat
Spirituality and Practice
July 11, 2002
A very funny romantic comedy about two skittish New York middle-agers who stumble into a relationship and then struggle furiously with their fears and foibles.
Prairie Miller
Long Island Press
July 5, 2002
A funny, raw, touching, ridiculous, outrageous and heartbreaking midlife romantic comedy, wrinkles and all
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Emanuel Levy
EmanuelLevy.Com
July 16, 2005
| Original Score: 1/5
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