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Starter for 10 Reviews

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April 18, 2011
...a perfectly watchable (yet far-from-memorable) romantic comedy/coming-of-age story.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
November 20, 2008
Pure feel-good romantic nostalgia, whether you lived in 1980's London or not.
Full Review | Original Score: 5/5
August 26, 2008
A sweet, funny nostalgia trip back to the '80s for the anglophile in all of us.
Full Review | Original Score: 9/10
June 25, 2008
Sharp jokes and heady nostalgia ensure it will at least please a wide audience.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
April 5, 2008
James McAvoy delivers a star turn as Brian, a kid from the country obsessed with becoming smart.
December 4, 2007
Conventional, slight, but charming.
September 22, 2007
McAvoy carries the picture confidently enough as a leading man, and there is a nice performance from Benedict Cumberbatch.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
September 22, 2007
A modest and very British movie.
September 22, 2007
This is expertly crafted entertainment that follows all the beats of a traditional romantic comedy, but it's done with such sincerity that it's difficult to begrudge the odd descent into cliché.
September 22, 2007
It's a well-written, well-acted, witty and cute coming-of-age story with a superb soundtrack that includes the Cure, Wham!, the Smiths, New Order, Tears For Fears, and Echo and the Bunnymen.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
September 22, 2007
[The film] bears many of the hallmarks of teen comedies, but also boasts virtues not generally associated with the genre, such as wit, class consciousness, multidimensional characters, and a penetrating intelligence.
Full Review | Original Score: B+
September 22, 2007
Has a strong story and engaging characters, even if it never really says anything terribly deep or meaningful.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
September 22, 2007
Enjoyably fluffy romantic comedy with a witty script, an 80s-tastic soundtrack and a superb comic performance from James McAvoy.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
September 22, 2007
Starter For Ten comfortably makes the grade for rib-tickling entertainment.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
September 22, 2007
This is a true winner, and the smartest comedy you will see this year.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
August 20, 2007
This amiable British romantic comedy further confirms the gifts of star James McAvoy.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
July 20, 2007
Starter for 10 brings a fresh approach to an old formula and the result is a romantic comedy that hits all the right buttons.
Read More | Original Score: 77/100
July 14, 2007
enjoyable if lightweight entertainment
Full Review | Original Score: B-
March 22, 2007
Nicholls and director Tom Vaughan eventually flesh out all the potential stereotypes into full-fledged characters,
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
March 16, 2007
Some nice performances and modest laughs highlight this amiable British comedy about a young man who goes off to Bristol University in the mid-'80s and does what young people naturally do when they go to college.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
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