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Spinning Into Butter Review

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

  • 2.0
    20

    out of 100

    Metascore®
    Generally unfavorable reviews
    based on a weighted average of all
    critic review scores.

  • 20

    out of 100

    Village Voice

    Approaches its ideas of reverse racism and the hypocrisies of tolerance with a heavy hand and odious moralizing.

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  • 20

    out of 100

    The New York Times Stephen Holden

    Less a movie than an essay.

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  • 20

    out of 100

    The Hollywood Reporter Frank Scheck

    What seemed sharp and pointed onstage comes across pedantically in the film, which treats its subject with a clumsy heavy-handedness.

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  • 25

    out of 100

    Entertainment Weekly Lisa Schwarzbaum

    A painfully miscast Parker nervously flips her hair and waves her hands, sitcom-style, as a do-gooding dean of students.

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  • 40

    out of 100

    Los Angeles Times

    Despite the film's haphazard choices and aversion to subtlety, Parker and Williamson come off as appealing sparring partners.

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  • 50

    out of 100

    Variety Dennis Harvey

    In style and content, Sarah Jessica Parker starrer is the kind of earnest, talky, modestly scaled social-issue pic that seems predestined for the smallscreen.

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  • 63

    out of 100

    USA Today Claudia Puig

    Though the movie trails off unsatisfyingly, it raises intriguing and candid, if unanswerable, questions about race relations and political correctness.

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