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Thanks For Sharing Reviews

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Travis Hopson
Examiner.com
September 19, 2013
Thanks for Sharing has its charms, but it's both too shallow and too busy, and not all that perceptive.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
Jeff Beck
Examiner.com
January 6, 2014
You get a very talented ensemble, but the material just isn't strong enough, leading to a lot of star power, but no staying power.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/5
Sam Fragoso
Fan The Fire
September 30, 2012
At least in the end, we'll always have Shame.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
Kristian Harloff
Schmoes Know
September 27, 2013
The film never became more than an actor showcase, the story seemed too dramatic to be believeable and let down what otherwise is an interesting and sobering reminder of the power of addiction.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/5
Donald Clarke
Irish Times
October 4, 2013
Next week we shall be drawing parallels between compulsive telly watchers and members of the French Resistance. Ludicrous.
Full Review | Original Score: 1/5
October 3, 2013
Thanks For Sharing did not leave me wanting more but less. And demanding a cinematic court order that comedy and drama live apart for a while, or at least until they can share the screen in harmony.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/10
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A.A. Dowd
AV Club
September 19, 2013
Works much better as an act of earnest education than as, well, comedy or drama.
Full Review | Original Score: C+
CJ Johnson
ABC Radio (Australia)
October 6, 2013
Wildly inconsistent in tone, it is impossible to know whether the film aspires to comedy; it's certainly not funny.
Full Review | Original Score: 1.5/5
Simon Miraudo
Quickflix
September 30, 2013
When Blumberg's film heads into more melodramatic territory, and attempts to impart lessons about what it means to live and love, it feels - and apologies for the phrasing - masturbatory.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
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Ben Sachs
Chicago Reader
October 3, 2013
At least most of the cast is appealing, with Mark Ruffalo, Gwyneth Paltrow, Josh Gad, and Alecia Moore (better known as pop singer Pink) delivering the uninspired dialogue with relative finesse.
Josh Bell
Las Vegas Weekly
September 18, 2013
When the stories turn more serious, the big moments come off as completely phony.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
Jeff Meyers
Metro Times (Detroit, MI)
September 20, 2013
Awkwardly shifting between drama and humor, this therapy sitcom is schematically plotted, hitting all its dramatic mile markers at just the right moment, rendering everything neat and predictable.
Full Review | Original Score: C+
Graham Young
Birmingham Mail
October 4, 2013
An occasionally by turns dull, moving, funny, sobering and oddly explicit drama which feels a bit like Mike Leigh deflating Sex And The City.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
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Alonso Duralde
TheWrap
September 18, 2013
Substitute his sex addiction for, say, alcohol or cocaine, and it's a tale that's been told countless times.
Andrew Schenker
Slant Magazine
September 14, 2013
Is an exploration of sex addiction, in all its different manifestations, the new flavor of the week in contemporary American cinema?
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
Henry Fitzherbert
Daily Express (UK)
October 3, 2013
The result plays like a dramatized self-help book: useful if you're in therapy but not much fun for the rest of us.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
Kirk Honeycutt
honeycuttshollywood.com
September 17, 2013
When Hollywood sets out to do a movie about addiction it invariably ends up looking like this.
Full Review | Original Score: 3
Tim Grierson
Screen International
September 16, 2013
There are those who would argue that Shame was too severe in its exploration of addiction's destructive power. If that's the case, then Thanks For Sharing can be faulted for being too lightweight.
Chris Hewitt (St. Paul)
St. Paul Pioneer Press
September 19, 2013
Thanks to the intelligence of both actors, it starts out OK, with initial dates that have a teasing, flirty quality. But they soon become insufferably cloying ...
| Original Score: 1.5/4
Top Critic
Betsy Sharkey
Los Angeles Times
September 19, 2013
"Thanks for Sharing" ultimately feels empty. It doesn't share enough.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
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