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Wilbur Wants to Kill Himself Reviews

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June 21, 2007
A nice little love triangle drama-comedy about suicide and bookstores.
Full Review | Original Score: B-
January 29, 2005
...the kind of picture one is more inclined to admire than embrace
Read More | Original Score: B
January 24, 2005
Lone Scherfig has masterfully combined rather dark, serious topics with a little humor and a lot of humanity.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
August 29, 2004
Scherfig presents the message with a creative flair that will appeal to indie film lovers who appreciate well drawn characters
Full Review | Original Score: B-
August 6, 2004
Feels schematic, contrived and less genuine.
Read More | Original Score: 2.5/4
June 4, 2004
Wilbur is less about adherence to cinematic restrictions than it is about characters, and Scherfig was able to coax subtle, comic performances from her actors.
June 3, 2004
Although at times too low-key, Wilbur is a humorous and strangely uplifting film about death and dying.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
May 31, 2004
More plainly dreary than morosely captivating... a movie that seems rather irresolute about exactly what sort of feelings it's hypothetically meant to be conjuring up.
Full Review | Original Score: D+
May 27, 2004
It's certain parts of the film that I enjoy rather than the film as a whole.
Full Review | Original Score: B-
May 21, 2004
You may laugh, but you won't always like yourself for it.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
May 21, 2004
Pretty enjoyable.
Read More | Original Score: 3/5
May 17, 2004
Amid the bloody pulp that is cinema this season, the director of "Italian for Beginners" offers a fresh look at the old death wish.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
May 14, 2004
You can almost believe that Sives and Rawlins are brothers, while the oft-used Henderson ... is solid, as usual.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
May 14, 2004
These fragile, self-destructive people, practically in spite of themselves, manage to charm their way into our hearts.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
May 14, 2004
Wilbur is strangely romantic, but in no way sentimental.
| Original Score: 3/4
May 14, 2004
Scherfig shows a flair for comic melancholy ... as well as eccentric characters like Wilbur, who initially comes across as off-putting and self-obsessed, but later becomes, if not exactly warm, at least sympathetic.
Read More | Original Score: 3/4
May 13, 2004
These are characters who are quite worth spending a few hours with.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
May 13, 2004
Wilbur has the ability to suck you in, to make you cheer on the strangest of indulgent families.
Read More | Original Score: B-
May 7, 2004
Unexpected plot twists keep us interested.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
May 7, 2004
This is one special movie.
Read More | Original Score: 4/4
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