Newlyweds
Newlyweds (2012)

Buzzy (Edward Burns) and Katie (Caitlin FitzGerald) are a newly married couple living a seemingly conflict-free life. But when Buzzy's damaged and impulsive half-sister Linda (Kerry Bishé) arrives at their doorstep expecting to stay for… More

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Rated: R
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Genre: Comedy
Release Date: May 22, 2012
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Critic Score: 70% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Ronnie Scheib
Variety

As [Burns'] characters grow older and more entrenched in borrowed luxury (Buzzy is a physical trainer who married into money), their charm wears increasingly thin.

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Matt Singer
Time Out Chicago

Burns and Fitzgerald make a snappy onscreen couple.

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Christopher Null
Filmcritic.com

Okay, so he's not Woody Allen. That's setting the bar a bit too high. But for Burns, he's never been better.

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Andrea Gronvall
Chicago Reader

Burns's faux-documentary style allows space for some wickedly revealing confessions, while jump cuts accentuate his characters' rapid-fire showdowns.

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Caitlin Colford
Paste Magazine

Ed Burns' latest writing and directing venture holds the perfect recipe for swiftly putting audiences into a New York state of mind.

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Mike McGranaghan
Aisle Seat

Newlyweds is funny, but never at the expense of its ideas. Whereas most relationship comedies these days are contrived and dopey, this one strives to be more truthful, and it succeeds. A solid, insightful human comedy.

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Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times

It has both the charms and the shortcomings of the indie fringe.

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Matt Pais
RedEye

Breaking news: When you get married, you will inevitably deal with your spouse's family and exes in some capacity!

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Prairie Miller
NewsBlaze

Edward Burns perfects the art of movie conversation with tangy wit, tapping into the rich tapestry of urban culture teeming in his body of work.

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