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  • Just watch the magnificent Manville, in a raw and riveting award-class performance that exposes a grieving heart under siege. Her last scene is quietly devastating. So is this intimate miracle of a movie. show more

  • A gutsy movie, in that Leigh says something about life that nobody really wants to believe, and he says it forcefully: There is such a thing as "too late." show more

  • Love and loneliness are presented, in almost equal parts, with subdued precision in the richly abundant Another Year. show more

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  • January 02, 2014 jpharkin
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    The acting in the movie was extraordinarily good, especially Ms. manville with her expressive face. But why hasn\'t someone mentioned the strange beginning of this movie which has nothing to do with the rest of the movie, and the non-ending?

  • March 12, 2011 Tiascha
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    Depressing and uninteresting. Flat, cliche-ish, and annoying characters. Skip this one.

  • March 08, 2011 sjmaerz
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    94% Viewer Score and 80% Critic Score??? Are you kidding me? This movie isn't just bad, it is horrible. Went with my girlfriend, we were half of the four people in the theater and the other two left after half an hour, leaving us on our own. In the end we stuck it out just as a test of wills. There is simply no point to this awful movie except to make the viewer uncomfortable and depressed. Where is the character development? Why would you care about any of these people when we don't get to know anything about them? We are just skipping from one awkward scene to the next. No explanations, no conclusions, just nothing of substance. This is literally one of the worst movies I have ever seen. I truly can't fathom how Roger Ebert and a few others think this is a good movie, and the thought of this being nominated for any kind of award is absolutely absurd. Two hours of my life that I will never get back.

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