Unhook the Stars Reviews

September 7, 2011
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.
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.
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.
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.
January 1, 2000
Top Critic
January 1, 2000
The movie is likable and sympathetic but probably too muted to compel much damn-the -torpedoing to the multiplex.
January 1, 2000
January 1, 2000
Rowlands infuses Mildred's interior life with a complexity that isn't always apparent from her somewhat chilly, bland exterior.