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Being Flynn

(2012)
R In Theaters 03/2/2012 , 86min.
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Viewer Score
57%
Viewer score based on 81 ratings
53%
Critic score based on 27 reviews

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August 11, 2012
mysteriousdavid3
just about to watch BEING FLYNN on video..is it that good? i do author interviews on WWW.DAVDISBOOKTALK.COM
March 21, 2012
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I already want to go watch this movie because i can relate to it from becoming a writer and i think this movie may inclne me a bit to accomplish my dream of doing it.
December 09, 2011
nartunian
IIt's a great movie and can't wait to see it. when is it coming out

Critic Reviews powered by Metacritic ™

Variety
The film surrounds its leads with a cast whose faces capture the ragtag dignity Flynn described in his book -- no overacting required, no emotional panhandling allowed. Full Review
A.O. Scott
The New York Times
There is honest feeling, genuine humanity and real intelligence in this movie, but there is also a sense of caution, of indecisiveness, that undermines its potential power. Being Flynn is an honorably ambivalent film, finally unsure of what to do with the two strong, complicated characters at its center. Full Review
Betsy Sharkey
Los Angeles Times
Paul Weitz has dialed things down considerably for Being Flynn, writing and directing with an earnest sensitivity that at times suits, at times undermines, the complexities of the story at hand. Full Review
Carrie Rickey
Philadelphia Inquirer
It's an involving journey, remarkably free of sentimentality, deepened by the performances. Full Review
Claudia Puig
USA Today
Robert De Niro has made several unwise choices in roles recently, and his belligerent wannabe writer in Being Flynn definitely adds to that list. Full Review

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