Critic Reviews

74

Metascore

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100
Entertainment Weekly
A delicate yet haunting movie, a meditation on friendship, on the roots of bohemianism, on the sad comedy of madness.
88
Chicago Sun-Times
There is anguish here that makes "American Beauty" pale by comparison.
88
A wonderful, heart-breaking movie.
88
San Francisco Examiner
Tucci and Holm brilliant as magazine writer and artist.
85
Mr. Showbiz
Tucci has crafted a poignant remembrance of a bygone era, and a touching examination of the responsibilities of creativity.
75
San Francisco Chronicle
(Holm) nails one of the best roles of his career.
75
New York Daily News
Holm is dazzling as the grubby little misfit, just a little brilliant and a little insane.
75
New York Post
An elegant, quietly comical but slightly constricted period piece whose stately pace is all but offset by several impressive performances.
70
Rolling Stone
It's a tall order that Tucci is not up to filling. But don't discount the pleasure of watching him try.
70
Makes for a great story.

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