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Based on 6 Reviews
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fan reviews ( 42 )
  • 40
    Joe Neumaier New York Daily News

    This earnest, at times touching, reach-for-your-dreams doc about musical hopefuls in middle age gets sidetracked quickly. When it should focus on a reunited R&B group, it wallows in the self-aggrandizement of an L.A. producer and, most awkwardly, a New York cabaret singer. show more

  • 50
    Slant Magazine

    Documentary director Victor Magnatti is more comfortable with loud and proud, and perhaps a tad suspicious of insinuation and circumspection. show more

  • 42
    Kevin Jagernauth The Playlist

    Unfocused, and feeling mostly incomplete in even the most basic standards of documentary film, This Time unfortunately reflects an amateur approach that is felt not just in the filmmaking but in the very people trying to bring The Sweet Inspirations, Pat Hodges and Bobby Belfry to bigger recognition. show more

  • 40
    Village Voice

    Tantalizing snippets from their combative history and rotating membership are tossed to the sidelines; the members' personality clashes and mutual psychoanalyzing hint at a much better story left untold. show more

  • 40
    Ronnie Scheib Variety

    The Sweet Inspirations ranked as one of the most important backup singing groups in record-industry history, having performed with Aretha Franklin, Van Morrison, Dionne Warwick, Jimi Hendrix, Nina Simone, the Drifters, Wilson Pickett, Dusty Springfield and Elvis Presley. Yet, aside from an occasional still photograph, not a single frame of archival footage from their illustrious careers shows up in This Time. show more

  • 42
    The A.V. Club

    Not only does the film lack focus in its chosen spectrum of likeable performers, it also feels short of any kind of structure or arc, leaving its subjects to toil along in place for an overlong runtime with no end in sight. show more

  • June 26, 2013 emilyfaxon
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    The story is based on a good premise, but the female character running full out in those shoes (!!!) went way beyond my ability to suspend disbelief. Each chase scene threw me out of the story and made me annoyed. (As does perfect grooming while running for one\'s life.

  • August 04, 2012 ev00000000127776
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    I\'ve seen this movie and itWs awesome. great cast and acting, with cute babes, what can i ask more than that!!!

  • July 18, 2012 os00000000126823
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    Different and entertaining

  • April 20, 2012 bigbobsh2o
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    I thought this movie was really good. If you find and understand the hidden meanings and relationship between money, time, and life you will like this movie. Worth renting for sure.

  • February 11, 2012 jackd1207
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    If you miss the entire concept of time being the only currency in this fururistic movie, and living life one second at a time, you won\'t enjoy the movie. I thought the story was great, and the acting top notch.

  • February 08, 2012 fx00000000112436
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    This movie is a COMEDY not a DRAMA. Spending MY time for this crap Who say that is a good movie, dont know ayithing about movies or never saw a really great movie

  • February 04, 2012 Jeanne
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    Well done and great concept, one of the better movies out.

  • February 01, 2012 yq00000000111206
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    Exceeded expectations. It\'s hard to come across good Sci-Fi - this is worth the time investment

  • December 31, 2011 jessreevesjr
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    excellent. Timberlake and Siegfried are excellent

  • December 30, 2011 en00000000109398
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    Great Movie; Great everything; Just Fantastic.


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