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Based on 15 Reviews
critic reviews (10)
fan reviews ( 0 )
  • 50
    San Francisco Chronicle

    Earnest but unconvincing film. show more

  • 40
    Joe Neumaier New York Daily News

    Marries an unengaging love triangle to a flat visual style, nearly squashing the one good thing in it -- a scruffy, slouching performance from Peter Sarsgaard. show more

  • 80
    The Hollywood Reporter

    In the film's most flamboyant role, Peter Sarsgaard's devil-ish charisma and cold bluster is frightening. show more

  • 50
    Roger Ebert Chicago Sun-Times

    The movie is all the more artificial because it has been made with great, almost painful, earnestness. show more

  • 50
    Rick Groen The Globe and Mail (Toronto)

    Remember the final page of Gatsby, a real American tragedy, when the green light beckons us into an ever-receding future? Now that was a mystery. This is, well, Pittsburgh. show more

  • 38
    Michael Phillips Chicago Tribune

    A coming-of-ager that nearly slaughters you by minute 30 with the relentlessness of its protagonist's voiceovers. show more

  • 38
    Lou Lumenick New York Post

    You know a movie's got problems when the most memo rable thing about it is Sienna Miller's mustache. show more

  • 38
    Wesley Morris Boston Globe

    Almost nothing works in this movie. show more

  • 60
    Film Threat

    Disappointed fans of Michael Chabon will have to watch "Wonder Boys" for solace, for The Mysteries of Pittsburgh boasts only one core mystery: how one can take such promising material and render it completely unmemorable? show more

  • 25
    Owen Gleiberman Entertainment Weekly

    A stillborn rendering of Michael Chabon's first novel. show more

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