• Life as a House (2001) Rating & Reviews

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  • Kline is one of the rare major actors not afraid to look like hell. And given his character's plight, his willingness to get physically unpleasant matches the emotion he brings to the part. show more

  • Elevated beyond its cutesy contrivances and mawkishness by some extraordinarily good performances. show more

  • Mark Andrus's script is built on soggy sandstone, and Irwin Winkler's bulldozer direction keeps unearthing toxic epiphanies. That's not to say the movie isn't occasionally moving, as well as exasperating.

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