Next Stop, Greenwich Village
Next Stop, Greenwich Village (1976)

An aspiring actor leaves his home in Brooklyn for adulthood in Manhattan in Paul Mazursky's loosely autobiographical comedy-drama. In 1953, would-be thesp Larry Lapinsky (Lenny Baker) flees his hysterically clinging mother (Shelley… More

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Rated: R
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Genre: Drama, Comedy
Release Date: December 13, 2005
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Critic Score: 73% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Variety Staff
Variety

Next Stop, Greenwich Village is a very beautiful motion picture.

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Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times

The movie's part autobiography and part fiction, but it's all of a piece because Mazursky captures the tone of the 1950s.

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Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat
Spirituality and Practice

An ingratiating puppy dog of a film by Paul Mazursky about a young man seeking independence in a place synonymous with freedom

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Time Out

A middlebrow American Graffiti, minus the music and set in Greenwich Village, 1953.

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Dave Kehr
Chicago Reader

Seems more like a slavish hommage to Federico Fellini than a genuine reminiscence.

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Victoria Alexander
FilmsInReview.com

So quotable about thumbs, way back in 1976.

Vincent Canby
New York Times

"Next Stop, Greenwich Village" isn't aggressively awful. It is inept but mostly it's just commonplace.

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Carol Cling
Las Vegas Review-Journal

Charming, bittersweet coming-of-age nostalgia

Film4

An affectionate and funny 50s autobiographical memoir.

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Flixster Audience Score: 63% Flixster User Reviews
Laura Cameron
A semi-autobiographical account of a period in director Paul Mazursky's life. A funny and at times quite poignant telling of Mazursky's choice to… More