Grand Piano
Grand Piano (2014)

Tom Selznick, the most talented pianist of his generation, stopped performing in public because of his stage fright. Years after a catastrophic performance, he reappears in public in a long-awaited concert in Chicago. In a packed theater,… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: May 20, 2014
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Critic Score: 78% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: Grand Piano is so tense in its best moments -- and appealingly strange overall -- that it remains rewarding in spite of its flaws.

John Anderson

Preposterous, but much anxious fun.

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Stephen Holden
New York Times

Once you accept that "Grand Piano" is B-movie pulp, there's a certain amount of fun to be had. This proudly old-fashioned movie will pull any trick in the book to hold your attention.

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David Nusair
Reel Film Reviews

...quite engaging for the duration of its 90 minutes.

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Peter Keough
Boston Globe

"Grand Piano" is an ambitious effort that plays dumb.

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Joel Arnold

Grand Piano is a screenwriter's fantasy of a self-conscious Hitchcockian thriller, daringly written, improbably made - and more unbelievably made well.

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Mark Kermode
Observer [UK]

Entertainingly preposterous ...

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Robert Abele
Los Angeles Times

Not all the right notes are hit in "Grand Piano," but for an elegantly schizoid B movie, it's more B-sharp than B-flat.

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Peter Travers
Rolling Stone

This thriller set in a concert hall is a stunt, but a damn good one. Maybe risk hasn't died yet in filmmaking.

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Jason Best
Movie Talk

It's ridiculously far-fetched, and classical concertgoers will wince at the script's wilful blunders, but flamboyant camerawork and a delicious streak of dark humour make it ridiculously enjoyable, too.

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Flixster Audience Score: 47% Flixster User Reviews
Carlos Magalhães
Tense enough and with some good moments here and there, this thriller manages to entertain despite/because of its heavy-handed direction and a ludicrous plot… More
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Grand Piano proves two things: that Blackberry products will never fail you and that small, single location set films can be the most thrilling. Almost like… More
Al S
A spectacular thriller worthy of the works of Alfred Hitchcock. A hugely entertaining cat and mouse thriller that has your spellbound. It's a thrilling… More
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Manu Gino
Play or Die. Good Film! Grand Piano can easily be described as Phone Booth in a concert with some speed thrown in for good measure. It goes for the enclosed… More
Caesar Mendez
Grand Piano follows Tom Selznick, a master pianist who retired from playing five years prior due to a meltdown on stage, performing for this first time in five… More