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Unhook the Stars Reviews

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September 1, 2006
Nick Cassavetes' first feature celebrates the acting grandeur of his mom Gena Rowlands, casting her in the lead role as a older woman who would rather stick to her independent lifestyle than be dependent on her kids; I wish the script were better.
Read More | Original Score: B-
June 24, 2006
A sensitive, honest, touching study of the seemingly limited options faced by a woman whose age belies her energy, enthusiasm and ability to enjoy herself whenever the opportunity presents itself.
July 6, 2004
Cassavetes' film reveals that he has a sharp eye for human nature.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
May 28, 2003
a performance-driven picture--and what driving.
Full Review
May 20, 2003
The impressive acting can cover up only so many glaring holes in a film that doesn't really know what it wants to say.
August 21, 2002
Charts the transformation of a middle-class suburban widow.
January 22, 2002
A tender and perceptive psychological portrait ...
January 1, 2000
Cassavetes has made a movie about a slice of life. But it is about manageable, not unmanageable, life. It has an underlying contentment.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
January 1, 2000
Cassavetes conveys a warmth and easygoing style that are rare in American cinema these days, and he's assembled a first-rate cast to help him give this familiar yarn a compelling spin.
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January 1, 2000
The movie is likable and sympathetic but probably too muted to compel much damn-the -torpedoing to the multiplex.
Read More | Original Score: 2.5/4
January 1, 2000
Rowlands infuses Mildred's interior life with a complexity that isn't always apparent from her somewhat chilly, bland exterior.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
September 7, 2011
Full Review | Original Score: B-
October 6, 2005
| Original Score: 2/5
June 15, 2005
Read More | Original Score: 2/5
July 30, 2002
Read More | Original Score: 3/5
January 1, 2000
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
January 1, 2000
Full Review | Original Score: 8/10
January 1, 2000
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
January 1, 2000
Read More | Original Score: 2/4
January 1, 2000
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
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