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Stars In Shorts Reviews

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Michael Upchurch
Seattle Times
September 28, 2012
They showcase not just the acting chops of Colin Firth, Lily Tomlin, Julia Stiles and others, but some fresh writing-directing talents, too.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
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Walter V. Addiego
San Francisco Chronicle
September 28, 2012
"Stars in Shorts" lives up to its title by offering the likes of Judi Dench, Colin Firth, Jason Alexander, Keira Knightley, Lily Tomlin, Kenneth Branagh and Julia Stiles in films ranging from eight to 25 minutes.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
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Wesley Morris
Boston Globe
September 27, 2012
The performances in tandem with the writing take most of these seven movies to interesting places.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
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Stephen Holden
New York Times
September 27, 2012
Its most consistent pleasures derive more from its performances than from storytelling.
| Original Score: 3/5
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Elizabeth Weitzman
New York Daily News
September 27, 2012
None of the seven shorts here is worth a single, well-made feature.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
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Frank Scheck
Hollywood Reporter
September 27, 2012
This assemblage of star-filled shorts makes for a generally rewarding grab bag.
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Sherilyn Connelly
Village Voice
September 25, 2012
There's no consistent theme to the seven segments other than "starring famous people," hence the wink-wink title.
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David Fear
Time Out
September 25, 2012
Say what you will about this collection of less-than-feature-length films: There's truth in its advertising.
| Original Score: 2/5