Somewhere (2010)

"Somewhere" is a witty, moving, and empathetic look into the orbit of actor Johnny Marco. You have probably seen him in the tabloids; Johnny is living at the legendary Chateau Marmont hotel in Hollywood. He has a Ferrari to drive… More

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Rated: R
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Genre: Drama, Comedy
Release Date: December 22, 2010
DVD Release Date: April 19, 2011
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Critic Score: 71% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: It covers familiar territory for Sofia Coppola, but Somewhere remains a hypnotic, seductively pensive meditation on the nature of celebrity, anchored by charming performances from Stephen Dorff and Elle Fanning.

Rafer Guzman

It seems impossible that this heavy-handed, self-serious movie comes from writer-director Sofia Coppola.

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J. R. Jones
Chicago Reader

If you're impressed by the fact that this won the Golden Lion at the Venice film festival, go look up the price of a flight to Venice.

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Katelyn Beaty
Christianity Today

[Somewhere] is Coppola's subtle character study of a man who is barely a character.

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Rene Rodriguez
Miami Herald

The best movie directors aren't just masters of technical craft: They also are artists capable of showing you the world through their eyes -- of making you see and feel exactly what they do.

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Tom Long
Detroit News

There's no denying Coppola displays great understanding of wealthy ennui in Somewhere. And as a film stylist, she hits some fine grace notes. Still, she and we have been here before, and empty hotel life does have its limits.

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Ray Pride

It offers satisfactions and contentment: It's a succession of sensations, of being adrift in a city where the weather seldom changes, where the stars are always young, where children must make their own way. The sky is blue and clear.

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Jake Coyle
Associated Press

Coppola is brilliant at capturing mood: With cinematographer Harris Savides, her languid camera depicts California melancholy. But substance isn't her game.

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Joe Williams
St. Louis Post-Dispatch

"Somewhere" is a distinctly European exercise in observational nuance and tonal restraint in which Coppola stretches static images to the breaking point.

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Sean Burns
Philadelphia Weekly

It's more of a vibe than a movie. The atmosphere is enticing, I just wish it added up to more.

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Carlos Magalhăes
Sofia Coppola is such a sensitive and talented director, and she seems to know well what she is talking about here, taking an interesting look at the… More
Melvin White
Sofia Coppola's Somewhere is a slow moving, but nonetheless engaging film for the patient minded audience. For impatient movie goers, this is something to… More
KJ Proulx
Among the greatness that was "Lost in Translation," Sofia Coppola directs a very simple, yet elegant film that explores the life of a divorced actor… More
Daniel Perry
This was so good that I'll give Marie Antoinette another chance... it's a film that's refreshing in that, aside from one ham-fisted apology late… More
Jim Hunter
While receiving mysterious and threatening text messages, an actor takes care of his daughter. Slow and unencumbered by sticky inconveniences like plot and… More
Matthew Samuel Mirliani
It's admittedly less engaging and much slower than Coppola's other films, however Somewhere is still rewarding and memorable due to Coppola's… More