Emotional Arithmetic
Emotional Arithmetic (2008)

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Rated: PG-13
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Genre: Drama
Release Date: July 22, 2008
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Philip Marchand
Toronto Star

A piece of advice for Canadian filmmakers -- don't make movies out of dreary CanLit novels. They're easy enough to spot.

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Andrew L. Urban
Urban Cinefile

The impeccable cast help make this sombre work engaging

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James Rocchi

Earnest and fact-filled ... and completely inert; it's like looking at a civics class diorama.

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Scott Foundas

Generally solid performances.

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Liz Braun
Jam! Movies

An interesting story, but the storytelling doesn't add up.

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David Nusair
Reel Film Reviews

The sort of film one dreads encountering at a film festival...

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Rick Groen
Globe and Mail

There's a dense compression here that's meant to be elliptical and allusive but has just the opposite effect. Rather than resonate, the compression suffocates the life out of the picture and every actor in it.

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Bill Chambers
Film Freak Central

A "Never Forget" PSA done up as a Bergmanesque psychodrama...

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