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Thirteen Conversations About One Thing Reviews

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June 13, 2002
The sisterly writing team of Karen and Jill Sprecher create that deadly form of cinema, the play mistaken for a movie.
Full Review| Original Score: 2/4
May 26, 2002
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
June 28, 2002
Full Review| Original Score: 5/10
July 16, 2004
Deposita suas energias nos entrecruzamentos de seus personagens e se esquece de que, teoricamente, deveria girar em torno das visões destes sobre o mundo.
| Original Score: 3/5
May 24, 2002
Coulda been a contender.
Read More | Original Score: 2.5/4
May 24, 2002
It tells more than it shows.
Full Review | Original Score: C+
June 13, 2002
It works in fits and starts, but you never shake the feeling that it's trying too hard.
Full Review | Original Score: C
March 10, 2003
A dry, dim-looking film that's more about clever structure than meaningful stories.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
June 14, 2002
Whatever the truth, and despite some strong performances and a mildly creative way of interconnecting the various storylines, the picture is too much of a downer to be considered entertaining.
Full Review | Original Score: 5.5/10
April 12, 2002
What with all the blanket statements and dime-store ruminations on vanity, the worries of the rich and sudden wisdom, the film becomes a sermon for most of its running time.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
January 13, 2003
As [the characters] get more depressed, the story gets more tiresome, especially as it continues to mount a conspicuous effort to be profound.
Full Review | Original Score: 6/10
June 20, 2002
Sprecher's facile nihilism overwhelms the petty gestures of goodwill that are intended to exonerate her isolated characters.
Full Review | Original Score: C+
September 20, 2002
The overall result isn't drama as much as it is a dissertation.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
April 24, 2002
The film's characters never gain our sympathies. Their depression becomes ours.
May 21, 2002
The screenplay tries to digest Kant, Sartre, and Bertrand Russell, but seems preemptively fatigued by its appointment with Destiny.
May 24, 2002
Thirteen Conversations might have been as deep as it clearly aspired to be had more of its folks been designed, like Gene, to represent more than one thing.
Read More | Original Score: 2.5/4
June 14, 2002
A pretentious drama.
Read More | Original Score: 2/4
June 21, 2002
Frequently stilted and annoyingly abstruse as it is enlightening.
Read More | Original Score: 2/4
June 25, 2005
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
March 5, 2003
Full Review | Original Score: 4/4
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