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Tonight You're Mine Reviews

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Eric Melin
September 4, 2012
Filled with colorful characters that seem real and a surprising sense of spontaneity, spurred in part by its backdrop. Director David MacKenzie has pulled off a movie with the kind of easy charm that most romcoms struggle with.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
CJ Johnson
ABC Radio (Australia)
July 10, 2012
The climax is almost unbearably joyful. Feel-good movie of the year, thus far? Absolutely.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
Andrew L. Urban
Urban Cinefile
July 7, 2012
Unlike most romantic comedies in which the couple-to-be are constantly kept apart, in You Instead they are literally cuffed together. It's an interesting inversion and thanks to the excellent leads, it works a treat
Nora Lee Mandel
May 28, 2012
Cheerfully rocking alternative to Hollywood sappy, romantic comedies. . .Treadaway and Tena are a magnetic roller coaster at the center. Casting actors who can rock pays off.
Full Review | Original Score: 7/10
Jonathan W. Hickman
Daily Film Fix
May 25, 2012
Director David MacKenzie goes indie both with the washed out video look of the images and the ambient Altmanesque sound design.
Full Review | Original Score: 6/10
Austin Kennedy
Sin Magazine
May 24, 2012
It took a bit for me to get into it, but the characters eventually won me over.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
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Colin Covert
Minneapolis Star Tribune
May 24, 2012
While the story is pure contrivance -- two antagonistic performers get handcuffed together, fighting until they fall in love -- the soundtrack is lively and the characters grow on you.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
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Sara Stewart
New York Post
May 11, 2012
It's a nice, mud-free way to spend a bit of time rocking out in the rain with the Scots.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
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Richard Corliss
TIME Magazine
May 10, 2012
If the film is to work at all - and it eventually does - the two 27-year-old leads must radiate enough star quality to obviate the ramshackle plot. They just about do.
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A.O. Scott
New York Times
May 10, 2012
"Tonight You're Mine" is as ephemeral as its title - as thin as a jukebox dime but pretty catchy all the same.
| Original Score: 3/5
Jason Best
Movie Talk
September 19, 2011
A breezy romantic comedy that makes up in energy and atmosphere what it lacks in plot... The pair may be yoked together by sturdy handcuffs, but the story is as flimsy as a daisy chain.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
Matthew Turner
September 17, 2011
Enjoyable British romcom enlivened by strong performances and two stand-out scenes in particular.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
Leo Robson
Financial Times
September 15, 2011
The film shouldn't work, and for the most part doesn't; but it left me smiling.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
Rich Cline
Shadows on the Wall
September 15, 2011
Thoroughly enjoyable, with the zing of real crowds and musicians overcoming some very corny plot turns.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
Mayer Nissim
Digital Spy
September 14, 2011
You Instead is a really charming film which captures all the magic and mud of the perfect festival experience.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
Tim Evans
Sky Movies
September 14, 2011
It all ends pretty predictably...but it's been an amiable experience.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5

Total Film
September 8, 2011
It's not quite Before Sunrise with mud and portaloos then, but warm vibes, buzzy crowd scenes and the two leads' enthusiasm will pull you through to the morning after.
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Leslie Felperin
September 2, 2011
With its breezy atmosphere and killer soundtrack, this hipster romantic comedy should prove a crowdpleaser.
Ed Gibbs
The Sunday Age
July 15, 2012
We're left with the deflated feeling that we've witnessed something initially promising that proves wholly inconsequential.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/5
July 13, 2012
What could have been a perfectly fine premise for a high-key comedy is negated by the fact that both lead characters are incalculably unappealing.
Full Review | Original Score: 1.5/5
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