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fan reviews ( 5 )
  • Love Is Strange is, above all, a triumph for Lithgow and Molina, two consummate actors who bring decades of experience to artful performances that are as emotionally expressive in silence as they are in words. Acting doesn’t get better than this. Want to know what love is? Watch Lithgow and Molina and learn. show more

  • See Love Is Strange for its sensitivity and understated jokes, but mainly for Lithgow and Molina's expertly modulated work, which pulls the movie back when it threatens to stray into melodrama or heavy-handedness. show more

  • What's on screen, though, is a peculiar clutter of gentle sentiment, awkward dialogue, shaky contrivance — especially the resolution of Joey's feelings — and monotonous performances from a supporting cast that includes Marisa Tomei and Darren Burrows. show more

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  • February 02, 2015 elizabeth.perry8
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    Seriously? Great cast. ... But that's it. End of story. No character development. No flow. No action. No Story. No resolution. Sorry, but total waste of time. And kinda depressing to top it all off.

  • October 11, 2014 mmyk
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    What infuriating drivel. The idea that these two men, with 130 years of life between them and no dependents, couldn't put away a few dollars to carry them into their golden years is ridiculous. But of course they're artists, so this kind of failure is somehow acceptable. Watch this film and then think of all the hardworking families out there struggling to survive by working in factories and fast food restaurants, while these two self-indulgent slobs nap all afternoon and feel sorry for themselves. Two college educated white men in America who can't figure out how to feed themselves. Total nonsense.

  • October 06, 2014 jerryjou
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    Lithgow gave an award performance. It's the best film he's has ever made. Some may not like the story, but it is violance free and expresses love you may have never seen before. Difinitely an oscar contender. Jerry Journeay

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