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  • This is a movie full of characters you would walk away from at a cocktail party, engaging in the flattest brand of smart banter imaginable. show more

  • The whole endeavour ends up feeling fussy and clever rather than incisive and nuanced — especially when a late twist seriously jeopardises plausibility. show more

  • While The Only Living Boy in New York looks nice (it was shot on film by veteran DP Stuart Dryburgh), it's an unabashed fake — glib and movie-ish in a grating way, with lots of prefab "soulfulness" and none of the texture or rough edges of life. show more

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