Serious Moonlight

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  • Serious Moonlight jumbles a comic tone with tragic circumstances and the result is confused performances from its stars.
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    Candice FrederickReel Talk Online
    The movie seriously goes on too long, with the last five minutes designed to be a twist in the story but really just left me scratching my head.
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    Perri NemiroffCinemaBlend
    Ryan tries too hard to reestablish her professional reputation and turns it into a meaningless, annoying film destined for oblivion, right alongside her other recent efforts.
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    Chris BarsantiPopMatters
    ...tart, frequently goofy...
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    Marjorie BaumgartenAustin Chronicle
    Sadly, something seems to have gotten lost in translation.
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    Mike RussellOregonian
    I appreciate that talented people wanted to honor Shelly by making this film. They likely would have better honored her by mounting her script as a play.
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    Moira MacDonaldSeattle Times
    Adrienne Shelly deserves better.
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    Carrie RickeyPhiladelphia Inquirer
    More strident than funny, the film illustrates that old French proverb, "Marriage is like a cage; one sees the birds outside desperate to get in, and those inside desperate to get out."
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    Kimberly GadetteIndie Movies Online
    Meg Ryan's Louise is problematic. It's not so much that she chooses to hold on to her man, as it is the man who she chooses to hold on to.
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    Nora Lee MandelFilm-Forward.com
    Small indie that has all the ingredients of a typical Hollywood Meg Ryan romantic comedy from the 1990s, including Meg Ryan, but lacks the spark of the best of her genre.
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    Frederic and Mary Ann BrussatSpirituality and Practice
    A dreadful and unappealing comedy about a couple whose marriage is in jeopardy.