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Someday This Pain Will Be Useful to You Reviews

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October 2, 2012
These 2-D characters might as well be wearing T-shirts that say things like "Predatory College Professor" and "Self-Obsessed Father" on them.
October 4, 2012
It might actually make audiences understand the urge to bully.
Full Review | Original Score: D+
October 3, 2012
Roberto Faenza shoots his Manhattan-set action with a glossiness that's as bland as the soundtrack ballads.
Full Review | Original Score: .5/4
October 4, 2012
His pain may be useful to James someday, but to viewers, it's annoying right here and now.
Full Review | Original Score: 1/5
October 4, 2012
It's not exactly a trainwreck of a movie, but Someday This Pain is so void of depth and meaning, it often resembles a parody of the bruised teen subgenre.
Full Review | Original Score: D+
October 24, 2012
Listless coming-of-age drama about teen's ho-hum "problems."
Full Review | Original Score: 1/5
October 8, 2012
The film takes itself too seriously while it tackles familiar territory.
October 4, 2012
Several kinds of excruciating.
Full Review | Original Score: 0.5/5
October 4, 2012
The actors work overtime to make this would-be sensitive study of troubled youth work, but are undone by the windy triteness of the script.
October 8, 2012
This cliche-ridden coming of age story is as painfully awkward as its troubled teen protagonist.
March 8, 2012
The film is a pleasant watch, filled with nice little moments of comedy and tenderness, and optimistic about the fate of dreamers who happen to be a little slow out of the starting gate.
Read More | Original Score: 2.5/4
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