Mind the Gap
Mind the Gap (2005)

A handful of New Yorkers with little in common cross one another's paths as they try to sort out their romantic and emotional troubles in this comedy drama from writer and director Eric Schaeffer. Sam Blue (Eric Schaeffer) is a single… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: July 12, 2005
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Critic Score: 59% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Matt Weitz
Dallas Morning News

The coincidences are almost all supremely transparent and the characters gratingly quirky, two faults that committed acting almost redeems. But not quite.

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Ella Taylor
L.A. Weekly

You can see what's coming five minutes into the movie, but capable acting lends it a certain superficial charm.

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Cherryl Dawson and Leigh Ann Palone
TheMovieChicks.com

It's moving, poignant, funny, and charming. Best of all, the characters get the closure they need and when they find renewed hope, it lifts your spirits.

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Colin Covert
Minneapolis Star Tribune

The performances are solid, even when the roles are aggressively whimsical.

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Joe Leydon
Variety

Warm-hearted but clear-eyed indie effort richly repays audience patience during deliberately paced and provocatively allusive early scenes with a cumulative emotional impact that is immensely satisfying.

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Chris Hewitt (St. Paul)
St. Paul Pioneer Press

Because the performances are so true, we believe in these people, even when they're doing unbearably wacky things.

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Los Angeles Times

There are a couple of affecting moments here and there, but they are lost amid more than two snail-paced hours of often maudlin tedium.

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Frank Scheck
Hollywood Reporter

An overly ambitious, overly complex and overly long opus that bites off more than it can chew.

Maitland McDonagh
TV Guide's Movie Guide

Formulaic but surprisingly affecting.

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