P.S. (2004)

Directed by Dylan Kidd, P.S. follows Louise Harrington (Laura Linney), a divorcee who works in Columbia University's School of Fine Arts and at first glance seems utterly satisfied with her life. The thirties-odd woman has found success… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: October 15, 2004
DVD Release Date: February 8, 2005
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Critic Score: 54% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: Laura Linney is as watchable as ever, but the melancholy P.S. never finds its footing.

Richard Porton
Chicago Reader

Even the always radiant Laura Linney can't save this misbegotten film.

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Michael Wilmington
Chicago Tribune

Despite an excellent supporting cast something in p.s. goes mushy and implausible.

Emanuel Levy

The only reason to this ultra-modest, underwhelming indie is Laura Linney's performance as a mature woman falling for a man half her age.

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Roger Moore
Orlando Sentinel

Linney directs her scenes from within them, holding our attention and keeping the focus on her confusion, her pain and her hope.

Moira MacDonald
Seattle Times

Can't seem to make up its mind whether it's a romantic comedy, a drama or a psychological thriller and settles for being an odd -- and unbelievable -- hybrid of all three.

Jason Gorber
Film Scouts

A hidden gem, worth hunting for...

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Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times

Both genders are programmed by eons of Darwinian genetic strategy, and so we believe them, and because Linney and Grace are sexy and play well together, the age gap is not a barrier so much as additional seasoning.

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Richard Roeper
Ebert & Roeper

We have a talented director, and a wonderful cast -- but for me this is a near-miss.

Eric D. Snider

The actors elevate the material a bit, but they can't escape the fact that the movie only has vague goals set for itself.

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Flixster Audience Score: 39% Flixster User Reviews
Jim Hunter
An admissions officer for Columbia gets involved with an applicant whose name reminds her of a man from her past. The performances by Laura Linney and Topher… More
Alice Shen
The most beautiful parts of the movie don't really push the plot forward: F. Scott "painting" Louise, Louise's imagine-yourself monologue.… More
Cast: Laura Linney, Topher Grace, Gabriel Byrne, Marcia Gay Harden, Paul Rudd, Lois Smith, Jennifer Carta, Ross A. McIntyre, Chris Meyer, Becki Newton, Stacy… More
Sunil Jawahir
Tophe Grace shows his diversity in this romantic drama.
Leigh Ryan
Odd, but it was pretty good.
Leo L
A lovely film.