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Outside Providence Reviews

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Jeffrey M. Anderson
Combustible Celluloid
May 26, 2006
[The first] shot is pure Farrelly, but the rest of the movie doesn't match its humor.
David Nusair
Reel Film Reviews
August 1, 2003
...the performances and the genuinely interesting script make this one worth checking out.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat
Spirituality and Practice
March 4, 2002
A funny and sometimes poignant coming-of-age drama.
Kamal 'The Diva' Larsuel
3BlackChicks Review
February 14, 2001
I wish I had been outside of Providence instead of watching this mess.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
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Janet Maslin
New York Times
January 1, 2000
Offers an irresistible sketchbook filled with prep school memories.
| Original Score: 4.5/5
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James Berardinelli
ReelViews
January 1, 2000
The film, despite never venturing into uncharted territory, is funny, warm, and endearing, and features a protagonist who grows on the audience.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
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Stephanie Zacharek
Salon.com
January 1, 2000
It's funny and offbeat, sometimes raucous, but it still manages to come at you in gentle layers.
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Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times
January 1, 2000
Badly written and severely miscast!
Full Review | Original Score: 1.5/4
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John Hartl
Film.com
January 1, 2000
Entertaining!
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Gemma Files
Film.com
January 1, 2000
The characters are, without exception, surprisingly intelligent and always sympathetic!
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Ernest Hardy
Film.com
January 1, 2000
Delightful cinematic surprise!
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Lisa Schwarzbaum
Entertainment Weekly
January 1, 2000
Michael Corrente loses his bearings, bringing nothing fresh, and everything bland.
Full Review | Original Score: C-
Louis B. Hobson
Jam! Movies
January 1, 2000
Hatosy oozes confidence and has undeniable screen charisma!
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Amy Taubin
Village Voice
January 1, 2000
Outside Providence doesn't wear out the small welcome it's won.
Jon Popick
Planet Sick-Boy
January 1, 2000
It's more character driven than bodily fluid driven, but still entertaining nonetheless.
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Susan Stark
Detroit News
January 1, 2000
Bravo!
| Original Score: 3/4
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Susan Wloszczyna
USA Today
January 1, 2000
The movie reeks of the kind of atmosphere that makes you reach for the Lysol.
| Original Score: 2/4
Joe Baltake
Sacramento Bee
January 1, 2000
So many real-seeming, gemlike scenes!
Christopher Null
Filmcritic.com
January 1, 2000
A film sort-of from the Farrelly brothers with practically none of its charm.
| Original Score: 2.5/5
Kevin Lally
Film Journal International
January 1, 2000
Outside Providence could emerge as the final sleeper comedy of the summer.
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