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Based on 19 Reviews
critic reviews (10)
fan reviews ( 1 )
  • 50
    Walter Addiego San Francisco Chronicle

    In the end, all the bitterness seems like window-dressing to disguise a trite story. show more

  • 30
    Wall Street Journal

    Tiresome, pretentious. show more

  • 75
    Steven Rea Philadelphia Inquirer

    Dedication works anyway, thanks to Theroux's jumping visuals and Crudup's jumpy performance. show more

  • 38
    Jack Mathews New York Daily News

    It's a romantic comedy, though neither funny nor romantic. It's a ghost story, though not scary. It's a satire about publishing, but without teeth. show more

  • 75
    Kyle Smith New York Post

    A pleasingly weird, dryly funny little indie. show more

  • 50
    Roger Ebert Chicago Sun-Times

    The movie is a first-time directorial effort by Justin Theroux, a splendid actor, son of the writer Phyllis, nephew of the novelist Paul. He might have done better to have taken on something by them. show more

  • 50
    Chicago Tribune

    Frame by frame, Crudup is fascinating. show more

  • 50
    Maitland McDonagh TV Guide

    A strong cast that flounders in profoundly unappealing material. show more

  • 38
    Wesley Morris Boston Globe

    Unlike most of what Moore has been in, Dedication is unlikely to delight retirement homes on movie night. But it's not imaginative, lively, or true enough to speak to its intended audience of American Apparel shoppers, either. It's a slog. show more

  • 70
    Film Threat

    This is a decent flick, it is just I have seen this a few times before. show more

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