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Transamerica Reviews

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September 26, 2017
... ultimately, it is about the primacy of family and friends, and how decency begets decency.
March 6, 2010
Huffman's performance is the reason to see this sensitive, and sometimes touching drama. Paul Chambers, CNN.
Full Review | Original Score: B-
August 30, 2009
Lifetime through Sundance
August 10, 2007
Tucker's screenplay is sharp but also sensitive, so the ample good humour never drifts into high camp (apart from the scenes with Bree's mother - and SHE is straight).
August 5, 2007
Comfort food for a comfortable audience, with the TV-familiar Huffman reassuring viewers that she's really a real woman underneath that unflattering make-up.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
July 10, 2007
A big part of the movie's success is Huffman's irresistible and remarkable performance as Bree, a character we identify with rather than feel alienated by.
March 1, 2007
A well-tuned vehicle.
November 6, 2006
La sorprendente composición de Felicity Huffman es el principal atractivo de esta road movie agridulce.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
April 28, 2006
(Huffman's) performance is one of those rare pieces of acting that actually deserves to be labeled a tour de force.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
March 9, 2006
Huffman gives it her all, transforming her physicality and her voice and revealing a character whose lifetime of pain and heartache is present in every gesture.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
March 4, 2006
Too clumsily handled to mean much.
Full Review | Original Score: C
March 4, 2006
Despite the dullness of the main character, there are enough other interesting characters and plot developments to make the story compelling.
Full Review | Original Score: B
March 3, 2006
Huffman makes Transamerica worth seeing.
March 1, 2006
By turns hysterically funny and heartbreaking, Transamerica is a film of tremendous warmth, charm and perception anchored to a central performance of unique power.
Full Review | Original Score: 5/5
February 24, 2006
It's full of enough contrived and ludicrous soap opera-type plotting to make Huffman's TV series, Desperate Housewives, seem restrained and realistic.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
February 24, 2006
It's a shame Bree and Huffman's performance are trapped in a movie unworthy of their energy and courage.
Read More | Original Score: 2/4
February 24, 2006
...that rare film that... takes us into the life of someone who might seem somewhat odd at first, but in the end turns out to be just a fellow human being.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
February 22, 2006
By turns funny, touching and blessed with a generosity of spirit.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
February 22, 2006
Here's one of the reasons that 2005 will be considered the year that changed motion pictures.
Full Review| Original Score: 3/4
February 18, 2006
Sensitively written and directed by Duncan Tucker, it's a moving, funny and involving story that takes us into the life of a transsexual who discovers that happiness is more than a nip and a tuck.
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