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At Theaters: 9/21/2018 On Video:
Rated: R Length: 1 hr. 58 min.
Internet: Web Site Movie ID: 601241
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As a young New York couple goes from college romance to marriage and the birth of their first child, the unexpected twists of their journey create reverberations that echo over continents and through lifetimes.
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Drama Romantic - This is a tearjerking ensemble drama in the vein of writer/director Dan Fogelman's hit television series This Is Us. Of the cast, Oscar Isaac, Olivia Wilde, and Antonio Banderas have the most substantial roles. A large portion of the film is in Spanish with subtitles. Constant language, violence, and adult themes make the film not for kids.
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Cast and Crew Heading
Oscar Isaac OPERATION FINALE, ANNIHILATION, SUBURBICON
Olivia Wilde THE LAZARUS EFFECT, THIRD PERSON, HER, RUSH
Annette Bening RULES DON'T APPLY, DANNY COLLINS, GIRL MOST LIKELY
Director: Dan Fogelman DANNY COLLINS
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Not provided by studio.
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PROFANITY: Over 30 F-words; 12 S-words; 2 GD's; many others.
SEX/NUDITY: Some clothed sensuality.
VIOLENCE: Bloody shootings and killings.
DRUGS/ALCOHOL: Alcohol, tobacco, marijuana.
ACTION: None.
COMEDY: Banter, wisecracks, sometimes dark and suggestive; dog humor; kid humor.
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Berardinelli, Internet Critic Full Review
Good I appreciated the care with which the characters are developed and the respect accorded to their circumstances. There are a lot of nice little touches...and, although the movie's strength occurs early in the proceedings, it tells a story worth being told.

Roger Ebert Full Review
Below Average "Life Itself” loads up plot line on top of plot line to imitate emotional depth, a kind of narrative manipulation that just doesn't work for everyone. Ultimately, "Life Itself” plays like a soap opera squeezed into two hours. Some people will like it...

USA Today Full Review
Below Average ...a real downer when it comes to death: A few are so out-of-nowhere that it's like the hipster version of the "Game of Thrones” Red Wedding. The movie does introduce intriguing thematic aspects...though they unfortunately get buried under the weight of everything Fogelman tries to shoehorn into two hours

Rolling Stone Full Review
Terrible ...the melodrama goes thunderously wrong from the very first scene, steadily getting worse before going up in a hellish blaze of gross incompetence, crass tear-jerking, unrelenting tragedy porn, unearned self-congratulation and leaden dialogue that hits you like a blunt force trauma.

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