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August 25, 2017
[Jonathan] Demme plays with the style like a new toy, but the sensibility recalls his early ensemble films. He brings an inclusiveness and a sense of community to the film and gives characters we may only meet once a lived-in quality.
September 7, 2013
If your image of Anne Hathaway is still that of a cute ingénue, then you'll be shocked by her blistering performance as a wayward junkie emerging from rehab to attend her sister's wedding in Jonathan Demme's documentary-style family drama
June 22, 2013
It's a common tale told like we've never heard it before. It's the melodrama Robert Altman never got to make. It's wonderful.
Full Review | Original Score: A-
April 9, 2012
Like a family reunion with its share of embarrassing moments, it may be worth attending all the same.
Read More | Original Score: 4/5
July 6, 2010
Rachel Getting Married is an extraordinary achievement.
Full Review | Original Score: 4.5/5
July 6, 2010
Scarily real.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
August 26, 2009
Pulsates with life
May 31, 2009
Kym crashes through her family and the weekend, careening off real and imaginary obstacles with a fierce yet still sympathetic rancor. It's the home movie you hope never to see of your life, impeccably filled with color and on-set live music and life and
Full Review | Original Score: 4.5/5
March 29, 2009
The messiness that goes with genuinely flawed and complex people is what makes the film ring so true and cut so deep.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
March 26, 2009
Most noteworthy for Anne Hathaway's absorbing, Oscar-nominated portrayal of a disturbed soul desperate to control the demons derailing her reality.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/4
March 24, 2009
It's a lovely movie, with abundant charm and no fear of suffering.
Full Review | Original Score: 5/5
March 19, 2009
...an alternatingly intriguing and maddening cinematic experience...
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
March 17, 2009
This isn't the kind of melodrama where a happy facade is slowly torn away-the tensions are there from the start and no one has illusions that things are nice and rosy.
Full Review | Original Score: 5/5
March 2, 2009
Jonathan Demme has struck a brilliant balance here, delivering a film that looks, sounds and feels painfully honest, while making it entertaining as well as deeply truthful.
Read More | Original Score: 87/100
February 20, 2009
The screenplay is fairly standard and even has a few cracks in it, but this film does have exceptional performances. Those performances lift this film above mediocrity.
Full Review | Original Score: B
February 20, 2009
The pace never slackens, the prattle is relentless. And in the end I was moved.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
February 13, 2009
Consegue estabelecer, através do recorte de apenas um fim-de-semana na vida de seus personagens, um retrato profundamente complexo e tocante das relações entre os integrantes de uma família marcada pela tragédia.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
February 13, 2009
Those who surrender to Demme's disarming, almost participatory technique will find themselves overwhelmed, exhilarated and inspired by the eternal possibilities of cinema.
Full Review | Original Score: 5/6
February 13, 2009
A wedding invitation I was very happy to have accepted.
February 13, 2009
The film's only drawback is that, like Kym, it doesn't know when to stop. The intimate feel of a home movie is uniformly matched by an over-indulgent running time.
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