The Details
The Details (2012)

After ten years of marriage, Jeff and Nealy Lang (Tobey Maguire and Elizabeth Banks) have an idyllic suburban home... and a relationship on the skids. But, when a family of hungry raccoons ransacks their perfectly manicured backyard, Jeff… More

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Rated: R
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Genre: Comedy
Release Date: April 30, 2013
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Critic Score
47%
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User Score
33%



Critic Score: 47% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Mick LaSalle
San Francisco Chronicle

"The Details" is not just entertaining, but potentially useful.

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Kyle Smith
New York Post

"The Details" cancels itself out by being too campy to take seriously and too tragic to laugh at.

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Cory Everett
The Playlist

Despite some tonal stumbles, the film mostly finds its footing and becomes an enjoyable comic enterprise.

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John Hartl
Seattle Times

As the title suggests, it's all in the details, which writer-director Estes provides in large if not always convincing doses.

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Michael O'Sullivan
Washington Post

"The Details" wears its quirky heart on its sleeve, signaling (and smirking at) its own silliness, at every opportunity, with an intrusively antic score that makes everything sound like a giant joke.

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Bill Gibron
Film Racket

a painfully dull slog through an exceedingly stupid subdivision

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Tom Long
Detroit News

It's hard to make a fine actress like Laura Linney look off-key and shrill, but "The Details" manages to do just that. It's hardly an accomplishment.

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Gary Goldstein
Los Angeles Times

It all adds up to create a dicey morality tale that's as improbable as it is strangely believable.

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Todd Jorgenson
Cinemalogue.com

The script is somewhat provocative in its examination of relationships during absurd circumstances, but its twists eventually become less compelling.

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Flixster Audience Score: 33% Flixster User Reviews
Cynthia S.
Strange movie. Strange concept...
EightThirty .
21/12/2012 (DVD)
Christopher Haskell
Putting my dislike for Tobey Maguire aside, "The Details" remains entertaining despite a constant shift between quirky comedy and thoughtful drama.… More