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Tully Reviews

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June 20, 2003
Tully is worth a look for its true-to-life characters, its sensitive acting, its unadorned view of rural life and the subtle direction of first-timer Hilary Birmingham.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
April 17, 2003
Best to just pick up a blade of grass and chew on it while absorbing the scenic imagery and natural acting of a strong cast.
| Original Score: 3.5/5
March 28, 2003
The movie resonates with a rare and genuine sweetness.
Read More | Original Score: 3/4
March 27, 2003
The revelations... are not in the plot but in the rhythm of life and the pace of days (brought to life perfectly in the crisp, bright, sunlit photography)...
Full Review | Original Score: B
March 20, 2003
A heartfelt, understated and occasionally heavy-handed slice of heartland.
Read More | Original Score: 3/4
February 13, 2003
It's a promising debut made even better by an impressive bunch of actors.
Read More | Original Score: 3.5/5
February 13, 2003
Flawed but promising.
Read More | Original Score: 3/5
February 7, 2003
Watching Tully reminded me of a time when calling a movie 'little' was a compliment, a way of saying a director had found ways to locate his movie in a world that seemed entirely real.
Read More | Original Score: B
January 30, 2003
At turns heartbreaking and heart-stirring.
Read More | Original Score: 3.5/4
January 24, 2003
There's certainly nothing objectionable about Tully, but there's nothing remarkable either. It resides in that cinematic middle ground of not-bad, not-great, just okay.
January 24, 2003
It brims with characters, incidents and dialogue that are alternately sharp and lyrical, and sometimes both at the same time.
Read More | Original Score: 3.5/4
January 24, 2003
An uncommonly perceptive and finely shaded character drama.
Read More | Original Score: 3/4
January 24, 2003
Modestly budgeted but richly visual film.
January 23, 2003
The film is weighed down by supporting characters who are either too goodly, wise and knowing or downright comically evil.
Full Review | Original Score: 1.5/4
January 23, 2003
Full of affecting, quiet moments.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
January 2, 2003
A small-town movie in a big-city world.
December 30, 2002
Director and co-writer Hilary Birmingham's maiden feature... is a strong, polished, professional indie effort that bodes well for bigger success.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
December 19, 2002
The acting is good and airy, like the setting, in this much more than promising first film.
December 13, 2002
This quiet, introspective and entertaining independent is worth seeking.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
December 9, 2002
A refreshingly honest and ultimately touching tale of the sort of people usually ignored in contemporary American film. Search it out.
Full Review | Original Score: B+
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