Nights and Weekends
Nights and Weekends (2008)

Mattie and James are in love. But too many mornings and too many miles apart have taken a toll on them. As they struggle with the distance between New York and Chicago, their visits become reminders of the difficulties, not the pleasures,… More

Rated: Unrated
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Genre: Drama
Release Date: October 10, 2008
DVD Release Date: August 25, 2009
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Critic Score: 89% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Leo Goldsmith

Its surprisingly structured depiction of this relationship and its many private rituals and performances, which the film's unforgiving style continually strips bare

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Nathan Lee
New York Times

Night and Weekends simultaneously plays like a critique of the mumblecore ethos and an especially obnoxious example of its whimsical tics and insouciant solipsism.

Dave McDougall

[Greta] Gerwig and [Joe] Swanberg's movie is dangerously honest about the territorial dynamics of relationships and the confusion we're left with when they end.

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Noel Murray
AV Club

Swanberg and Gerwig also have a gift for constructing the kind of moments rarely seen in contemporary American independent film.

Nick Pinkerton
Village Voice

These kids fear tripods like most twentysomethings fear neckties.

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Josh Bell
Las Vegas Weekly

Feels entirely true and real.

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V.A. Musetto
New York Post

This movie belongs to its stars, who also wrote and produced. You can't say their acting is good or bad because they are not really acting. They're just being themselves, pubic hair and all.

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Logan Hill
New York Magazine/Vulture

Joe Swanberg and Greta Gerwig nail the everyday rhythms of stuttering indecision.

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Cynthia Fuchs

In brief scenes, lovely or tense, mostly unresolved, Nights and Weekends indicates a slow, almost imperceptible evolution in the relationship.

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Flixster Audience Score: 51% Flixster User Reviews
Leigh Ryan
A bit out there for me, but I still kind of liked it. The leads were great, but the storyline kind of bored me a bit and seemed to just drag on.
Walter M.
[font=Century Gothic]"Nights and Weekends" starts with Mattie(Greta Gerwig) and James(Joe Swanberg) removing each other's clothes before they can… More
Tom S.
Would've loved a third act.

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