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The Anniversary Party Review

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  • 3.0

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  • 40

    out of 100

    Wall Street Journal Joe Morgenstern

    Like so many parties, this one goes on too long.

  • 50

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    USA Today Staff [Not Credited]

    If one of its points is to show that underused thirtyish actresses still are attractive, it succeeds with Leigh and Cates -- and Jennifer Beals, who also provides a flashback feeling playing Cummings' ex-squeeze.

  • 58

    out of 100

    Entertainment Weekly Lisa Schwarzbaum

    As a work of art, the movie, shot quickly on digital video, is genial enough if unrefined.

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  • 75

    out of 100

    Chicago Sun-Times Roger Ebert

    What makes The Anniversary Party intriguing is how close it cuts to the bone of reality--how we're teased to draw parallels between some of the characters and the actors who play them.

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