Just 45 Minutes From Broadway
Just 45 Minutes From Broadway (2012)

Whether trodding the boards for paying audiences or performing at the kitchen table for her theatrical family (mother Diane Salinger, father Jack Heller, uncle David Proval, boarder Harriet Schock) the only place Pandora Isaacs (Tanna… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: July 15, 2013
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Peter Keough
Boston Globe

George ... disdains working on TV or in dinner theater. Compared to this movie, however, these would be preferable alternatives.

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Elizabeth Weitzman
New York Daily News

Though Jaglom intends for us to be charmed by show folk, the amateurish performances and perennially misjudged direction wind up portraying them instead as boundlessly needy narcissists.

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David Noh
Film Journal International

Self-indulgent drama in which braying actors spout utter twaddle about the Thea-tah.

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David Lewis
San Francisco Chronicle

You will either laugh or cringe, depending on your enjoyment of comic melodrama (the kind view) or distaste for overindulged actors (the not-so-kind view).

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David DeWitt
New York Times

The boldness is welcome, the execution awkward.

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Calum Marsh
Slant Magazine

Henry Jaglom applies what must by now qualify as a tradition of pointless agitation to the disruption of theater. Unsurprisingly, the results are disastrous.

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Michael Nordine
Village Voice

Altogether, it comes to resemble theater filmed by Paul Greengrass.

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Sam Adams
Time Out New York

Self-consciously cribbing from Chekhov by way of Robert Altman, the filmmaker convenes an extended family of stage actors at a decaying country house in New Rochelle, where the Ambien-enhanced emotional pitch lingers north of perpetual hysteria.

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Betty Jo Tucker
ReelTalk Movie Reviews

If you want a fly-on-the-wall view into the private lives of theatre royalty, 'Just 45 Minutes from Broadway' is the movie for you.

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