The Starry Messenger

  • Our critic's rating:
    Date:
    November 1, 2009

    What the popular press said...

    "Gentle, compassionate comic drama."
    Ben Brantley for New York Times

    "Overlong, unfocused dramedy."
    Joe Dziemianowicz for New York Daily News

    "It's so beautifully written and acted."
    Frank Scheck for New York Post

    "A lackluster performance in a leaden production."
    David Sheward for Back Stage

    "Agonizingly dull."
    Robert Feldberg for The Record

    "Sluggish, soggy, mid-life-crisis tale."
    Frank Scheck for The Hollywood Reporter

    "This melancholy, resolutely non-judgmental mid-life crisis drama creeps up on you."
    David Rooney for Variety

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