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based on 10 reviews
Little White Lies
Every magazine or newspaper has its own scoring system, it will be adapted to Screenrush's scale from 1 to 5 stars.
10 Press Reviews
by David Hughes
'The Duplass brothers enter the mainstream with a touching, original and supremely funny film, whose improvisational style sets it apart from other comedies, and marks the emergence of two major new talents. Great performances, too.'
The complete review is available at Empire
Little White Lies
by Dan Brightmore
'Both charming and enlightening, with a mix of observational humour and heartbreak that stays with you.'
by Anthony Quinn
'In a lesser film the struggle for possession of Molly between son and lover might have tipped right into psychosis, but Cyrus pulls back, preferring to mine the comedy, and perhaps the sadness, of a man-child who can't help himself.'
The complete review is available at The Independent
by Tom Huddleson
'But it's also a witty reflection on Hollywood's traditional ideas of romance and family,'
The complete review is available at Time Out
by Kevin Harley
'A comic love story with a heavyweight twist and a light touch, the Duplass' mainstream step-up is sure-footed stuff, dodging easy satire for something more affecting and probing'
The complete review is available at Total Film
The Independent on Sunday
by Demetrious Matheou
'he battle of wits is dirty and hilarious, the need for companionship, understanding and friendship refreshingly real, rather than romcom rote.'
The complete review is available at The Independent on Sunday
New York Times
by Manohla Dargis
'dreary, dimensionless digital photography that dribbles from character to character, all of whom are underwritten and largely in the service of the joke.'
The complete review is available at New York Times
by David Denby
The complete review is available at New Yorker
by Phillip French
'The Duplasses' technical clumsiness is clearly a badge of authenticity and their well-acted movie is affecting and truthful.'
The complete review is available at The Observer
by Steve Rose
'Instead of all-out family farce, this goes for naturalistic acting and wry observation, and doesn't quite give us enough of anything.'
The complete review is available at The Guardian
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