Flannel Pajamas
Flannel Pajamas (2006)

Stuart Sawyer and Nicole Reilly meet through mutual friends on a blind date and experience a magical evening in a local diner on a rainy night in April. It may never get better than this, a feeling they each sense, but a feeling not… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: April 10, 2007
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Critic Score: 50% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: Flannel Pajamas is a talky and overwrought love story that is redeemed by fine performances and character insights.

Bruce Westbrook
Houston Chronicle

Flannel Pajamas is so gorged with gab it feels like a filibuster.

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Eleanor Ringel Gillespie
Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Flannel Pajamas is a sharply observed dissection of a couple's relationship, from blind date to marriage to difficulties over everything from whether to get a dog to when to have a baby.

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Don Willmott
Filmcritic.com

Twenty minutes or so of cuts would probably have helped the movie pack a more potent punch.

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Ann Hornaday
Washington Post

Better to rent Scenes From a Marriage, Manhattan or My Dinner With Andre and stay home -- flannel pajamas optional.

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Mick LaSalle
San Francisco Chronicle

This is all quite fascinating.

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Eric D. Snider
EricDSnider.com

They ought to have cut both the film and the marriage a little shorter.

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John Monaghan
Detroit Free Press

In his sophomore feature, Lipsky doesn't feel the need to pump the movie with showy visual tricks. You don't even know he's there most of the time, which is probably a compliment.

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Tom Keogh
Seattle Times

This is the kind of introspective drama in which a determined pair of young, very fine actors and a strong filmmaker put everything on the line to explore emotional truth wherever it exists.

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Marc Mohan
Oregonian

The incisive moments of recognizable humanity, though, are outnumbered by those of awkward obviousness.

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Flixster Audience Score: 39% Flixster User Reviews
Cynthia S.
A finely crafted indie drama, with outstanding performances by Julianne Nicholson and Justin Kirk. It moves forward with such amazing clarity, and painful… More
Curtis Lilly
At first I thought this movie was just an excuse to show lots of nudity. As it progressed it became a pretty interesting depiction of a couple who are happy… More
Jim Hunter
Watching this relationship begin is like a bad car wreck. The couple's relationship progresses way too quickly - before we are able to get to know them… More
Walter M.
[font=Century Gothic]"Flannel Pajamas" takes place in New York City where Stuart(Justin Kirk) and Nicole(Julianne Nicholson) have been set up on a… More
paul sandberg
a film that wallows in its own oddity. There are scenes of poetic dialogue and others that are just so obvious that you wonder why they didn't end up on… More