The Only Living Boy in New York
The Only Living Boy in New York (2017)

Thomas Webb (Callum Turner), the son of a publisher and his artistic wife, has just graduated from college and is trying to find his place in the world. Moving from his parents' Upper West Side apartment to the Lower East Side, he… More

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Rated: R
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Genre: Drama
Release Date: August 11, 2017
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Critic Score: 31% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
J. R. Jones
Chicago Reader

[Pierce] Brosnan is especially good: he's been chasing critical respect ever since he signed off as James Bond.

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Bill Goodykoontz
Arizona Republic

No one is more irritating than the person eager to tell you that things aren't as good as they used to be - except for the person who wasn't around during that supposed golden age to begin with.

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Will Ashton
The Playlist

It's not merely that "The Only Living Boy in New York" is reductive, corny and uninvolving; it's that it tries to be something more profound and enlightened than it actually is.

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Colin Covert
Minneapolis Star Tribune

The story proceeds ever so tastefully but nowhere notably interesting.

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Mark Feeney
Boston Globe

Think of "Boy" as a Bridges highlight reel and Gotham travelogue, instead of precious coming-of-age story, and it's not half bad. But it isn't, so it is.

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Graham Fuller
Culture Trip

Marc Webb's The Only Living Boy in New York is an Oedipal drama if ever there was one.

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Scott Marks
San Diego Reader

The major culprit in the picture is screenwriter Allan Loeb (Here Comes the Boom, Collateral Beauty) a once and future Happy Madison gagman who wants nothing more than to be the next Woody Allen.

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Joe McGovern
Entertainment Weekly

[A] twee, turgid drama set in an uptown fantasyland version of Manhattan.

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Roger Moore
Movie Nation

"Serviceable."

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