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Stuck in Love Reviews

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Tony Medley
Tolucan Times
August 2, 2013
Highlighted by standout performances by Greg Kinnear and Lily Collins, this film has it all, some humor, some tears, and a lot of truth.
Full Review | Original Score: 9/10
Michael A. Smith
July 20, 2013
A little heavy-handed at times, "Stuck in Love" is saved from the maudlin pile by its stellar cast.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
Cole Smithey
July 8, 2013
[VIDEO ESSAY] A well blended cocktail of familial connections, aspirations, and separations, "Stuck in Love" is a complex romantic comedy that keeps on giving even when you think it has run its course.
Full Review | Original Score: A-
Annlee Ellingson
Paste Magazine
July 6, 2013
[Boone's] semiautobiographical film is a confident, at times wonderfully nuanced, and often well-paced rewrite of his own parents' divorce.
Full Review | Original Score: 8.1/10
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Ethan Alter
Hollywood Reporter
July 5, 2013
Perfectly adequate airplane reading.
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Stephen Whitty
Newark Star-Ledger
July 5, 2013
The story, while unsurprising, is also quietly satisfying. Everyone comes to accept some hard truths about themselves.
| Original Score: 2.5/4
Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat
Spirituality and Practice
July 3, 2013
Three writers in one family explore the different shades of love.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
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Lou Lumenick
New York Post
July 3, 2013
Worthwhile for its fine performances, including the best work that Greg Kinnear and Jennifer Connelly have done in quite a while.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
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Chris Packham
Village Voice
July 2, 2013
Writer-director Josh Boone populates Stuck in Love with smart characters breaking from emotional holding patterns of varying contours.
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Sam Adams
Time Out
July 2, 2013
The movie's not especially urgent or inventive, but it has small moments of grace ...
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
Roger Moore
Tribune News Service
July 1, 2013
Nicely acted, but a bit all over the place
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
Harvey S. Karten
June 24, 2013
Starts sit-comish but as it becomes more complex it takes on a somewhat literary tone.
Full Review | Original Score: B
Jason Best
Movie Talk
June 16, 2013
Given that it deals with a spectacularly dysfunctional family, writer-director Josh Boone's romantic comedy-drama Stuck in Love is surprisingly warm-hearted and cosy.
Tara Brady
Irish Times
June 14, 2013
This is the heartfelt indie-schmindie piece that The Perks of Being a Wallflower desperately wanted to be but wasn't.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
Karen Krizanovich
Radio Times
June 14, 2013
writer/director Josh Boone has made a quiet romantic fantasy, complete with downbeat indie soundtrack, which in its own way is as unrealistic as any blockbuster but a perfectly pleasant watch.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
Graham Young
Birmingham Mail
June 13, 2013
Hugely watchable from the shock beginning through to the clever mix of end-of-lifecycle events and renewed opportunities ( ... ) a class above what passes for the average romcom today.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
Tim Robey
Daily Telegraph (UK)
June 13, 2013
This is Kinnear's best role in a few years, and Connelly's, too: her attempts to win back Collins's stroppy prodigy have an emotional generosity her acting has lacked lately.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
Matthew Turner
June 13, 2013
Enjoyable and engaging relationship comedy drama enlivened by likeable performances, a strong script and some appealing location work, though it's also a little too pretentious for its own good in places.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
Tim Evans
Sky Movies
June 12, 2013
Unfashionably un-cynical, it's a labour of familial love from first-time writer-director Josh Boone whose simple style well serves a story of sweetness and wit.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
Emma Johnston
Total Film
June 11, 2013
A sweet little study of the right royal mess people can make of relationships when they let their own neuroses take over, and a warm tribute to overcoming them.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
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