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  • 50
    Slant Magazine

    The Americans are clichéd and vapid, and seeing them get knocked around and told to wake up can be validating if you know people as obnoxious and spoiled as them. show more

  • 60
    Gary Goldstein Los Angeles Times

    It's no great surprise how things end up for this tossed-under-one-roof bunch. How they get there, however, provides a largely fertile playground for the picture's talented comic ensemble. show more

  • 40
    Ronnie Scheib Variety

    A behind-the-scenes comedy about the making of a reality TV show, My Uncle Rafael looks suspiciously like an outright sitcom itself, with the same careful dosage of sententiousness and one-liners. show more

  • 30
    Nick Schager Village Voice

    An insufferable import indebted to "Mrs. Doubtfire" in which a man in prosthetics helps a family cope with, and overcome, divorce. show more

  • 30
    The New York Times

    My Uncle Rafael stumbles over forced plotting and setups and falls prey to its hero's avuncular mushiness. show more

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