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Still Mine Reviews

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Rex Reed
New York Observer
July 17, 2013
Still Mine is Mr. Cromwell's film from first scene to closing credits...he is always present, alive and real, with a wealth of understated feelings. This is the greatest performance of his rich career.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
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Andrew Frisicano
Time Out
July 16, 2013
The mounting structure-and the subsequent stop-work orders-frames the couple's reflections about the approaching uncertainties of their twilight years, which they deliver with humor and affection.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
Roger Moore
Tribune News Service
July 13, 2013
Beautifully acted, if a tad overly sentimental in its views of old age
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
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Michael Sragow
Orange County Register
July 12, 2013
The unforced intimacy between James Cromwell and Genevieve Bujold as a senior couple in the fact-based Still Mine is rare to see in characters of any age. For actors playing a husband in his late eighties and his wife of over sixty years, it's remarkable.
Full Review | Original Score: B+
David Noh
Film Journal International
July 12, 2013
Geneviève Bujold and especially James Cromwell do much to enrich and humanize this sensitively done geezers-in-peril entry.
Harvey S. Karten
July 11, 2013
A sincere chamber work that's of a piece about the mutual love of an elderly couple.
Full Review | Original Score: B+
Mike D'Angelo
The Dissolve
July 11, 2013
Cromwell and Bujold have an easy, convincing rapport, creating a detailed emotional history for this couple that makes them seem devoted, and not mere twinkly geriatric clichés.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
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Nick Schager
AV Club
July 11, 2013
McGowan's film doesn't want to get its hands dirty, which winds up making its portrait of cruel twilight-years realities-and the enduring power of love to see one through those difficulties-as easily digestible as its lush rural panoramas are picturesque.
Full Review | Original Score: C+
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Gary Goldstein
Los Angeles Times
July 11, 2013
Offers a strong and dignified look at growing old while maintaining one's long-held convictions.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
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Chuck Wilson
Village Voice
July 10, 2013
[A] pitch-perfect, deeply affecting film ...
Andrew Schenker
Slant Magazine
July 8, 2013
As far as films about couples dealing with the female partner losing her mind go, Still Mine is pretty pedestrian.
Full Review | Original Score: 1/4
Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat
Spirituality and Practice
July 3, 2013
Proof positive that long-lived individuals possess the resilience to handle anything and everything that life throws at them.
Full Review | Original Score: 5/5
Aaron Yap
June 20, 2013
A movingly-acted tale of undying devotion and encroaching mortality.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
June 10, 2013
It's a measured, heart-felt piece...that warmly invites you to wonder over how richly symbolic the building of a house in a movie can be.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
June 4, 2013
And while there are suggestions that it might get into darker territory, like Sarah Polley's Away From Her, this is more about how hard it can be to love someone for such a long time - and what it's like to be as stubborn as a damn mule.
| Original Score: 3/5
Andrew L. Urban
Urban Cinefile
June 1, 2013
A David and Goliath story of the geriatric set, Still Mine is a sentimental but thanks to James Cromwell's performance an engaging story of love, devotion and determination
Chris Knight
National Post
May 9, 2013
Still Mine will leave viewers with a lump in the throat and a hopeful determination to face administrative adversity with as much stoicism and grace.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
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Geoff Pevere
Globe and Mail
May 3, 2013
Still Mine is a measured but considerably moving celebration of things hand-crafted, traditional and built to last.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
Katherine Monk
May 2, 2013
Slow and meticulously crafted, Still Mine wins points for finding the right pace to play out this story of old traditions versus new rules, youth versus decrepitude, and loving denial versus responsible acceptance.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
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Peter Howell
Toronto Star
May 2, 2013
Quietly observes a love tested by infirmity and bureaucracy, becoming all the stronger for it.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
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