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  • 63
    New York Post

    Lifelines is a tiny movie, made for $385,000, but it strikes enough strange chords to make it resonate. show more

  • 50
    Nathan Lee The New York Times

    Starts promisingly, with a sharp comedic bite and genuine compassion for this fraught family dynamic, but soon gives way to the kind of compressed, schematic psychodrama endemic to (if no more welcome on) the stage. show more

  • 30
    Dennis Harvey Variety

    Mature in terms of production polish and pro performances, writer-director Rob Margolies' feature debut, Lifelines (until recently called "Wherever You Are"), stumbles in a familiar way: It crams in so many family dysfunctions and plot crises in search of cathartic impact that credibility is stretched to the breaking point. show more

  • 10
    Village Voice

    The film's befuddling direction and tone, queasy HD interiors, and tin-eared, often preposterous, screenplay prove disastrous. show more

  • 10
    Kevin Thomas Los Angeles Times

    There's so much ranting and raving, all of it boring and trite. show more

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