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Based on 10 Reviews
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  • 63
    New York Daily News

    Everyone somehow ends up in Manhattan for a contrived and predictable conclusion. In his last film role, the late Alan King is reduced to a stereotype of a cantankerous Jewish senior. show more

  • 40
    Frank Scheck The Hollywood Reporter

    An overly ambitious, overly complex and overly long opus that bites off more than it can chew. show more

  • 25
    Lou Lumenick New York Post

    Eric Schaeffer's rip-off -- er, homage -- to "Magnolia," is a marginally better movie than his previous self-absorbed atrocities like "My Life's in Turnaround" and "Wirey Spindell." show more

  • 80
    Merle Bertrand Film Threat

    If you liked "Magnolia," you'll also like Mind the Gap. show more

  • 50
    Maitland McDonagh TV Guide

    Formulaic but surprisingly affecting drama. show more

  • 80
    Joe Leydon Variety

    Warm-hearted but clear-eyed indie effort richly repays audience patience during deliberately paced and provocatively allusive early scenes with a cumulative emotional impact that is immensely satisfying. show more

  • 60
    The New York Times

    Mr. Schaeffer takes his time cryptically setting up his characters' situations in the film. When they finally start moving toward one another and revealing their secrets, the revelations flow like diet soda. show more

  • 50
    Ella Taylor L.A. Weekly

    You can see what's coming five minutes into the movie, but capable acting lends it a certain superficial charm. show more

  • 50
    Kevin Thomas Los Angeles Times

    An earnest but overly contrived and overly long tale. show more

  • 20
    Village Voice

    In the crass, endless Mind the Gap, Schaeffer dares to ape "Magnolia," telling five barely connected stories with all the grace of a juggler tossing open bottles of Drano. show more

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