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  • 40
    Frank Scheck The Hollywood Reporter

    The supporting players are either nondescript or overact to the point of exhaustion. show more

  • 38
    Kyle Smith New York Post

    At best a sporadically amusing sketchbook of theater types. show more

  • 50
    Tim Cogshell Boxoffice Magazine

    It's pithy and funny in that continuous smile kind of way that you don't notice until you're half way through it. show more

  • 40
    Time Out New York

    The film feels more stale than timeless. Ditto the movie's rapid-fire dialogue, a stream of self-conscious patter that largely misses its targets and repeatedly takes the zing out of Tambor's zesty line readings. show more

  • 50
    Ella Taylor Village Voice

    Though it's a big thrill that the world's finest character actor has his very own lead role, one wishes there were more meat on the elegant bones of Meeting Spencer to justify his cheerfully offhand wit. show more

  • 50
    Ronnie Scheib Variety

    Brit helmer Malcolm Mowbray's film assumes the constrictions of a stagebound farce, taking place on a single set in real time, and swept along in magisterially broad strokes by Jeffrey Tambor's playfully theatrical perf. show more

  • 40
    Neil Genzlinger The New York Times

    Isn't quite savvy enough to compete with the slyest entries in that genre or madcap enough to run with the zaniest. show more

  • 30
    Kevin Thomas Los Angeles Times

    A lame, tedious comedy. show more

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