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The Jimmy Show Review

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  • 2.0

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  • 30

    out of 100

    Variety Scott Foundas

    Pic has a stagy, boxed-in feel. Both visually and energetically, it suggests something that has been done onstage to the point of mechanized repetition. And even though Whaley is supposed to be playing a disillusioned character, it's the actor himself who seems fatigued and over-rehearsed.

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  • 40

    out of 100

    The New York Times Stephen Holden

    The kind of movie that is a must to avoid on a bad day. Even on a good one, it could send you into a funk.

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  • 50

    out of 100

    Village Voice Leslie Camhi

    Backed by a strong supporting cast, Whaley makes Jimmy a vivid character, but he never achieves anything like the tragic grandeur of a Willy Loman. He's at once too earnest and too unappealing.

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