Words And Pictures
Words And Pictures (2014)

A witty romantic drama, WORDS & PICTURES stars the engaging duo of Juliette Binoche and Clive Owen working together on-screen for the first time. Prep school English teacher Jack Marcus (OWEN) laments his students' obsession with social… More

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Rated: PG-13
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Genre: Drama, Comedy
Release Date: September 9, 2014
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Critic Score: 42% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: While both talented performers in their own right, Juliette Binoche and Clive Owen are decidedly mismatched in Words and Pictures, and they aren't done many favors by the movie's awkwardly constructed screenplay.

John Semley
Globe and Mail

Barely qualifies as a motion picture.

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Steven Rea
Philadelphia Inquirer

Words and Pictures stars Clive Owen and Juliette Binoche - a matchup that makes you want to like Fred Schepisi's film, even when it becomes impossible to do so.

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Dustin Putman

It is a joy to see a film that tackles the topic of art and its value in the world, and all the better that actors of Owen's and Binoche's caliber can lead it.

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Peter Howell
Toronto Star

A romantic comedy about a match neither written nor pictured in heaven.

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Moira MacDonald
Seattle Times

One of those films that you want to like rather more than you actually do.

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Leigh Paatsch
Herald Sun (Australia)

The opposites-attract business exchanged by Jack and Dina is so efficiently scheduled throughout the script, you could almost imagine these moments were timetabled by software.

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Rafer Guzman

The actors are decidedly mismatched -- not to each other, but to the material.

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Ty Burr
Boston Globe

No, it's not fair that "Words and Pictures" isn't the movie we'd like it to be. But if it were better at being the movie it wanted to be, that wouldn't be an issue.

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Eddie Cockrell
The Australian

The performances are first-rate.

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Flixster Audience Score: 50% Flixster User Reviews
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Very different American romantic drama directed by 74-year old Aussie director Fred Schepisi brings a very odd mixture of characters. It brings the vast… More
Cameron Johnson
Ah, yes, the classic album that broke Dream Theater out... right? Man, I am working surprisingly hard to not call this film "Words and Images", and it… More
hawk ledge
Showy romantic drama formula, in a weighty jive.