The Dish & The Spoon Reviews

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February 9, 2012
Beautifully photographed, "The Dish & the Spoon" is awash in images of rain-soaked streets and gray wintry skies.
February 7, 2012
For once, an American indie's muted modesty at least makes emotional sense, suiting a bittersweet romance that, by nature, has neither a name nor a future.
April 6, 2011
Bagnall successfully exploits the seriocomic disparity between the supercharged relationship offscreen and the desultory one onscreen.
March 19, 2011
Gerwig handles her character's extreme mood swings with finesse.
April 10, 2012
Director Alison Bagnall crafts a model independent film, a miniature story told with feeling and humor...
February 7, 2012
Not so much an actual movie as an assortment of Amerindie affectations, The Dish & the Spoon doesn't waste a moment on recognizable reality, consumed as it is with checking off various items from its list of clichs.
January 31, 2012
Less dish than dishrag, Greta's broken woman does a stunning, kind of Albert Nobbs role reversal stud predator in drag. But this road movie detour into destination cautionary cougar romance, is not nearly as daring as its whimsical if troubled humans.
January 30, 2012
The Dish and Spoon poses the possibility that, from a different proximity, the MPG is a volatile beast and far more than the promise of your fantasies can actually tolerate.
November 17, 2011
The film might be described as a notion that never quite grows up to be an idea, bookended by more or less scripted scenes that wouldn't have been out of place in a Goldie Hawn movie.
October 27, 2011
With its deliberately quirky characters and meandering series of events, this mumblecore movie is enjoyably ramshackle, constantly catching us off guard with spiky humour or warm emotion.
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