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Two Weeks Reviews

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Urban Cinefile Critics
Urban Cinefile
March 6, 2008
Sally Field gives a brave and convincing portrayal of a woman facing death. It's a heartbreaking performance and Field attacks the mental and physical pain facing Anita with veracity.
Kevin Carr
7M Pictures
September 24, 2007
offers a little too much dysfunction and not enough humor for my tastes
Full Review | Original Score: 1.5/5
Ted Murphy
Murphy's Movie Reviews
July 14, 2007
TWO WEEKS offers some positive views on hospice care and tackles head-on a theme that few American features do, but it lacks the gravitas of something like the European drama THE DEATH OF MR. LAZARESCU.
Full Review | Original Score: C-
Nick Schager
April 3, 2007
An awkward hybrid of earnest weepiness and bouncy lightheartedness.
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Wesley Morris
Boston Globe
March 16, 2007
Field looks appropriately wiped out. Although given how brittle, awkward, and completely uninteresting her younger co stars are, she could just be exasperated -- she's doing all the lifting.
Full Review | Original Score: 1.5/4
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John Maynard
Washington Post
March 15, 2007
You will have to like Sally Field, you will have to really like Sally Field, to sit through Two Weeks.
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Lisa Schwarzbaum
Entertainment Weekly
March 7, 2007
The movie's warm advocacy of hospice, with all the dignity such end-of-life care provides, does real, influential good.
Full Review | Original Score: B-
Frank Swietek
One Guy's Opinion
March 3, 2007
A sentimental weepie about coping with death that tries to mix laughter and tears but induces only groans.
Full Review | Original Score: C-
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Melissa Anderson
Time Out
March 3, 2007
The well-intentioned screenplay is all over the map, with many scenes too truncated to go anywhere dramatically or emotionally. Is a cancer movie that leaves you dry-eyed an oxymoron?
Full Review | Original Score: 2/6
Ken Fox
TV Guide
March 2, 2007
Sally Field's flawless performance as a mother whose imminent death reunites her four grown children elevates a fairly formulaic melodrama... into something considerably more memorable.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
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Tom Keogh
Seattle Times
March 2, 2007
There is much to like in this poignant movie about those who leave this life and those left behind, but Two Weeks never quite pulls everything off.
| Original Score: 2.5/4
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Ruthe Stein
San Francisco Chronicle
March 2, 2007
Attempts at black humor, although not unrealistic during such a trying time, fall flat. Far worse than not laughing at the jokes, you're unlikely to be moved to tears at sad moments.
Full Review | Original Score: 1/4
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Lou Lumenick
New York Post
March 2, 2007
Overall, TV veteran Stockman isn't terribly skillful at meshing comedy and drama.
| Original Score: 1.5/4
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Stephen Holden
New York Times
March 2, 2007
In the deathbed drama Two Weeks, Sally Field creates an agonizing portrait of a middle-aged American everywoman in the final stages of ovarian cancer.
| Original Score: 2.5/5
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Elizabeth Weitzman
New York Daily News
March 2, 2007
In his uneven drama Two Weeks, first-time feature director Steve Stockman bravely delves into the ugly realities of dying. Unfortunately, he has no idea where to go from there.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
John P. McCarthy
Boxoffice Magazine
March 2, 2007
Although quite touching and stitched with black humor, little of what transpires feels like it's happening to particular people at a particular time in a particular place.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
Sean Axmaker
Seattle Post-Intelligencer
March 1, 2007
... the understatement of the awkward family dynamics and complex feelings... has a quiet honesty and unsentimental dignity of its own.
Full Review | Original Score: B-
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Jan Stuart
March 1, 2007
For all the vomiting and the runny noses, Two Weeks feels a little too cozy to fully pass muster as art.
| Original Score: 2/4
Frank Lovece
Film Journal International
March 1, 2007
A smoothly directed story that shows without sentiment how life, for better or worse, goes on.
Ed Gonzalez
Slant Magazine
February 27, 2007
There are worse things than death to look forward to, like having to sit through The Barbarian Invasions a second time.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
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