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  • 75
    Ruthe Stein San Francisco Chronicle

    Perversely fascinating. show more

  • 50
    David Hiltbrand Philadelphia Inquirer

    Heights manages to make the lives of all these beautiful people seem quite tedious. Despite their accomplishments, the only thing they seem suited for is hailing cabs. show more

  • 75
    Jack Mathews New York Daily News

    Heights is stage-bound throughout, and the secrets it would like to keep are very predictable. But its heart is in the right place, and the performances are first-rate. show more

  • 100
    David Sterritt Christian Science Monitor

    There's much subtle beauty in the last movie completed by Merchant Ivory Productions before Merchant's untimely death. show more

  • 75
    Roger Ebert Chicago Sun-Times

    The film is one of those interlocking dramas where all of the characters are involved in each other's lives, if only they knew it. We know, and one of our pleasures is waiting for the pennies to drop. show more

  • 75
    Ty Burr Boston Globe

    Heights breathes, is briefly and immediately present, and is over. In this summer of noisy steroid cinema, such small favors are welcome. show more

  • 63
    Allison Benedikt Chicago Tribune

    These are not people me and you and everyone we know know--these are "short version" people, characters who comfort each other by quoting Shakespeare. show more

  • 63
    The Globe and Mail (Toronto)

    Lacks the energy and vibrancy of the best films to come out of the city in the past few years. show more

  • 38
    New York Post

    Working in Terribly Serious mode, rookie director Chris Terrio proves as pompous as filmmakers three times his age. show more

  • 70
    Film Threat

    Director Chris Terrio confidently delivers a solid first feature, but sometimes doesn’t always engage in the characters’ inner demons, which could have made an even better film given the cast and material. show more

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