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  • 60
    Elizabeth Weitzman New York Daily News

    Despite its problems, there's a touching sweetness at the heart of Nancy Savoca's intimate family drama about estranged sisters trying to reconnect. show more

  • 70
    Michelle Orange Movieline

    With its small cast and focus on performance, Union Square promises to be a welcome showcase for Sorvino, and the early rhymes with Miss Linda are intriguingly open-ended. show more

  • 63
    James Adams The Globe and Mail (Toronto)

    Union Square's biggest flaw is its predictability. show more

  • 50
    New York Post

    Sorvino brings a spark, but neither she nor Patti LuPone, in an amusing cameo, can overcome the clockwork-like plod to the end. show more

  • 50
    Andrew Schenker Slant Magazine

    Nancy Savoca's film begins in caricature and ends in sentimentality, only briefly hitting the sweet spot in between. show more

  • 50
    Rex Reed New York Observer

    The actors are so good, though, that they make you want to see what they could do in a better movie than this tedious acting-class experiment. show more

  • 80
    Kerry Lengel Arizona Republic

    It is intended for an audience that is willing to take a journey without knowing the destination. show more

  • 40
    Eric Hynes Time Out New York

    Sorvino's Bronx bawler veers from mascara-streaked monster to outer-borough sage as each scene requires, while Savoca's agitated camera strains for handheld immediacy but ends up just looking amateurish and ugly. show more

  • 60
    A.O. Scott The New York Times

    Union Square has the busy, hemmed-in talkiness of a theater piece, with too much forced to happen in too short a time. But it also has a lively, nervous energy and an expansive sympathy for the mismatched women at its heart. show more

  • 67
    Noel Murray The A.V. Club

    There isn't much to Union Square, but the movie does understand how people want to love their families on their own terms, forgetting that their families may be the only ones who really know who they are. show more

  • October 18, 2012 ligirl2199gina
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    Very interesting emotional!

  • July 31, 2012 mehrjoon
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    Edgy, poignant, unrelentingly funny. This ain\'t no Annie Hall, its Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown...american style...and Almodovar would applaud this!! The story strikes a chord of truth in all our lives and yet it doesn\'t take itself soo seriously that we can\'t receive its lessons...

  • July 30, 2012 nycabrahamthomas
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    Colorful , Fresh, funny, thoughtful characters and a bonus tribute to New York City. Its a neurotic, hilarious and solid off-spring of Woody Allen and Diane Keaton aka Annie Hall...who would give the film five stars. Looking for more films by this filmmaker.

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