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Around the Bend Review

Other Critics provided by Metacritic.com

Critics scores range from 0 to 100, with higher scores indicating more favorable reviews.

  • 3.0
    46

    out of 100

    Metascore®
    Mixed or average reviews
    based on a weighted average of all
    critic review scores.

  • 42

    out of 100

    Entertainment Weekly Lisa Schwarzbaum

    It's the showy story, script, and even staging that wear a fella out in this relentlessly precious feature debut by writer-director Jordan Roberts.

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  • 63

    out of 100

    Chicago Sun-Times Roger Ebert

    The movie, unfortunately, doesn't really work; it's one of those films where the characters always seem to be Behaving, as if ordinary life has to be jacked up into eccentricity.

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  • 70

    out of 100

    The Hollywood Reporter

    Slick, well-packaged emotional drama.

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  • 70

    out of 100

    Wall Street Journal Joe Morgenstern

    Mr. Walken performs with a marvelously minimalist precision.

  • 75

    out of 100

    USA Today Claudia Puig

    A bittersweet relationship drama with enough honest emotion and gentle humor to move even the steeliest heart.

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