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Some Velvet Morning marks writer-director Neil LaBute's welcome return to the mode of challenging chamber piece, but this misanthropic two-hander is too slight to produce the same bite as the filmmakers' best works. Read critic reviews

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Several years after they parted ways, a woman (Alice Eve) receives a surprise visit from her former lover (Stanley Tucci), who arrives with suitcase in tow and the news that he has left his wife.

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Critic Reviews for Some Velvet Morning

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  • The look of Some Velvet Morning remains clean and flat, the decor [is] mostly hotel-room neutral. The major visual idea is to have Eve's red dress and lipstick stand out against a monochromatic backdrop: effective in itself, but not enough.

    August 4, 2014 | Rating: 2/5 | Full Review…
  • With Some Velvet Morning, LaBute returns to the provocative style that made his name.

    December 20, 2013 | Rating: 3/4 | Full Review…
  • Though LaBute wrote this for the screen, I mistakenly decided that it must have originated onstage... because the oblique, heavily freighted dialogue seems too elegant and artful for a medium dominated by hacks.

    December 19, 2013 | Full Review…
  • A sad example of what sometimes happens when a writer of gripping stage plays controls his own independent movie to his own selfish, labored self-satisfaction.

    December 18, 2013 | Rating: 2/4 | Full Review…
  • I came away from this malevolent exercise with the sense that these two add up to little more than the sum of their awfulness.

    December 17, 2013 | Full Review…
  • This smallest of films marks a welcome return to the world of interpersonal miniature for the writer-director. I hope he stays here a while.

    December 13, 2013 | Full Review…

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  • Aug 23, 2017
    Drags on and on. Not sure if I was relieved or annoyed about the true ending.
    Nicki M Super Reviewer

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