A New Leaf
A New Leaf (1971)

Henry Graham (Walter Matthau), a spendthrift bounder who wastes his inheritance on high living and fast Italian cars, looks for new means of support as his money runs out. The situation is urgent, because Henry's Uncle Harry (James… More

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Rated: G
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Release Date: April 23, 2014
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Calum Marsh
Village Voice

A film of such wit and comic invention that it belongs among the great American comedies.

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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

Very funny in patches.

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Fernando F. Croce
CinePassion

Elaine May's directorial debut, a beautifully refined exposition of screwball comedy's brackish side

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Keith Uhlich
Slant Magazine

Blessed with a perpetual craggy hangdog, Matthau is May's perfect comic foil.

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Jeffrey M. Anderson
Combustible Celluloid

May's brand of humor is beyond deadpan, and you may find yourself laughing long after the fact, even if you're not laughing in the moment.

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Ken Hanke
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)

Occasionally charming, always watchable star vehicle. Pleasantly offbeat

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Alec Barniskis
Its a shame we never have and probably never will see May's original three hour cut because as wonderfully weird and funny as the current version is, the… More