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  • The pitch-perfect performances help Holofcener stir up feelings that cut to the heart of what defines an ethical life. There's no movie around right now with a subject more pertinent. It'll hit you hard. show more

  • This gorgeous film, always tender and sometimes dark, is a deeply resonant comic drama that's concerned with nothing less than life, death, love, sex, guilt and the urban logic of mortality. show more

  • A movie as generous, stingy, and biting - and memorable - as its six main characters. show more

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  • June 27, 2010 Haygoh
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    The film had an undertone of saddness that most people have and the characters expressed scene by scene. Real people with conflicting points of view that eventually leads towards an emotioal resolution.

  • June 12, 2010 Visornotes
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    Deep drama about alot of subjects. Mainly guilt. Excellent cast. Remember the Aunt Meg character from the movie "Twister" played by Lois Smith. She has a nice role in "Please Give" too. New York City people might relate to characters better, that is where it was filmed.

  • May 31, 2010 Lesvivian
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    Please skip! Great cast BUT very disappointing story (well actually no story!). Really wanted to like this movie but it goes nowhere. No depth. no reason to watch. We left and said why did we bother go. So save you money and see something else.