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Outside Providence Reviews

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March 22, 2002
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
January 1, 2000
Nostalgic, sentimental!
January 1, 2000
Bravo!
Read More | Original Score: 3/4
January 1, 2000
Offers an irresistible sketchbook filled with prep school memories.
Read More | Original Score: 4.5/5
January 1, 2000
I must admit I didn't hear every word. Some were muffled by my groans.
January 1, 2000
Fitfully amusing but nothing remarkable.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
January 1, 2000
Despite a good cast and the requisite selection of classic rock, this is a dead-end teen stoner flick.
January 1, 2000
Delightful cinematic surprise!
January 1, 2000
A lot of the movie has an honest, slice - of - life feel to it, and that really helps.
January 1, 2000
Michael Corrente loses his bearings, bringing nothing fresh, and everything bland.
Full Review | Original Score: C-
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
January 1, 2000
Faithfully evokes the era!
Read More | Original Score: 3/4
January 1, 2000
Aggressively bland coming-of-age story!
January 1, 2000
A coming-of-age story of exceptional warmth and humor.
January 1, 2000
It's funny and offbeat, sometimes raucous, but it still manages to come at you in gentle layers.
January 1, 2000
When the Farrellys have a point to make they know just the right language.
January 1, 2000
Entertaining!
January 1, 2000
The signature zaniness is missing from director Michael Corrente's adaptation.
January 1, 2000
Outside Providence doesn't wear out the small welcome it's won.
January 1, 2000
The movie reeks of the kind of atmosphere that makes you reach for the Lysol.
Read More | Original Score: 2/4
January 1, 2000
Outside Providence, despite its familiar formula, feels fresh!
January 1, 2000
The characters are, without exception, surprisingly intelligent and always sympathetic!
January 1, 2000
Badly written and severely miscast!
Full Review | Original Score: 1.5/4
January 1, 2000
Corrente delivers the goods!