Elizabeth Weitzman New York Daily News
Director Lisa Albright has less success balancing the tones of two eras: the movie is more successful when replicating matter-of-fact '70s grit than the independent miserabilism of the '90s. show more
Farran Smith Nehme New York Post
Coming Up Roses swerves into a third-act twist that's both an indie cliché and dramatically unnecessary. show more
Eric Hynes Time Out New York
Despite committed and heartfelt performances - especially from the perennially charismatic Peters - director Lisa Albright's soapy semi-autobiographical tale fails to scale the low hurdle of believability. show more
After a hoot of an entrance by Bernadette Peters showboating a tune from the rafters at a church wedding, Coming Up Roses takes a nosedive into despair and stays there. show more
Stephen Holden The New York Times
The grittier side of Coming Up Roses, which Ms. Albright wrote with Christina Lazaridi, is unconvincing boilerplate grunge. show more
Ronnie Scheib Variety
Standout perfs by Bernadette Peters as an aging diva and Rachel Brosnahan as her solicitous 15-year-old daughter are the only reasons to see Lisa Albright's Coming Up Roses, a tired '80s-set meller hobbled by lackluster helming and an unconvincing script. show more
January 03, 2013 CHOTZY
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