Meeting Spencer
Meeting Spencer (2011)

A celebrated Broadway director finds his life turned upside down while attempting to raise funding for his big comeback in this contemporary screwball comedy starring Jeffrey Tambor. Harris Chappell (Tambor) wasn't made for Hollywood.… More

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Rated: R
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Genre: Comedy
Release Date: April 8, 2011
DVD Release Date: March 6, 2012
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Kevin Thomas
Los Angeles Times

Mowbray has some fine credits, including "A Private Function," but he and his cast cannot breathe life into such hopeless material.

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Frank Scheck
Hollywood Reporter

This painfully unfunny comedy set in the theater world is no All About Eve.

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Mark R. Leeper
Mark Leeper's Reviews

The material Mowbray's film is familiar and the characters are thin, but the dialog is crisp and witty.

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Kyle Smith
New York Post

At best a sporadically amusing sketchbook of theater types.

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Ronnie Scheib

Within the confines of its stagy artificiality, the thesping mostly rings true.

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Tim Cogshell
Boxoffice Magazine

Meeting Spencer is comprised mainly of actors talking, yet it's funny in that continuous smile kind of way that you don't notice until you're half way through it

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Neil Genzlinger
New York Times

Isn't quite savvy enough to compete with the slyest entries in that genre or madcap enough to run with the zaniest.

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Ella Taylor
Village Voice

Like many a movie about a play about a play, Meeting Spencer doesn't have much to say for itself other than all the world's a stage.

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Tim Grierson
Screen International

A screwball comedy without nearly enough zest or wit.

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