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The Weather Man Reviews

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November 3, 2005
In the face of a character no one cares about, can audiences be faulted for asking: Why should we?
Read More | Original Score: 2/4
November 3, 2005
There is, after the cloud cover burns off, a tantalizing sense of vitality and life.
Read More | Original Score: A
November 3, 2005
David remains too successful to be relatable yet not 'important' enough to be interesting.
November 2, 2005
It's the kind of minor-key character-driven picture you wish Hollywood made more often. You'll also wish it was better.
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November 2, 2005
Free-floating depression and the mocking of a twelve-year old for comedic relief.
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November 2, 2005
A richly rewarding work that ought to be getting a fairer shake than it has.
Full Review | Original Score: 4.5/5
November 2, 2005
Though difficult to classify, "The Weather Man" provides enough emotional payback to make it worth checking out.
November 2, 2005
Does a movie need a plot to move it along? Not necessarily. Look at "Lost in Translation," for example. And "The Weather Man."
Full Review| Original Score: 4/4
November 1, 2005
The most supremely odd American film of the year.
November 1, 2005
[Verbinski] and Steven Conrad hold their ground, sticking to their conviction that Dave's story should play as a belated-coming-of-age movie.
October 31, 2005
A beautiful, cynical, and odd film about the pursuit of the American dream. Verbinski proves his chops as versatile director with this effort.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
October 31, 2005
It's a strange film.
October 30, 2005
Where is it written that offbeat movies don't belong outside of art house theaters or Netflix rental queues? Pass this one up and it'll be you with egg McMuffin on your face.
Full Review | Original Score: 9/10
October 30, 2005
...few movies plant us so squarely inside a main character's head.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/4
October 30, 2005
About as nutritious as your typical fast-food fare.
Full Review | Original Score: C
October 30, 2005
A meticulously developed character piece.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
October 30, 2005
Toward the end of the film Spritzel remarks on his son's deeds by calling them 'an American accomplishment.' At once superficial and yet meaningful, the phrase encapsulates the paradox of our -- and this film's -- dreams and ambitions.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
October 29, 2005
Basset-Hound Nic Cage is cast perfectly as a weather man who makes big bucks but is miserable.
Full Review | Original Score: B+
October 29, 2005
[The Weather Man] is wry and entertaining with good performances, good looks and solid direction.
Full Review | Original Score: B
October 29, 2005
Not since 'Leaving Las Vegas' has a movie put me in such a deep funk.
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