Georgetown

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    Rex ReedObserver
    The acting is first-rate from start to finish, but it is really Mr. Waltz who keeps the action flowing.
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    Nell MinowRogerEbert.com
    The script by David Auburn is more interested in the culture of the title neighborhood than insight into the characters' lives.
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    Kristy PuchkoRiot Material
    Georgetown is an exhilarating dance, where partners Waltz, Bening and Redgrave radiate with love, regret, and rage.
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    Oleg IvanovSlant Magazine
    Georgetown adds up to an occasionally amusing and insightful beltway satire that's ultimately undone by its conventional mise-en-scène and predictable plot.
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    Benjamin LeeGuardian
    There are a great many fantasies concocted in Georgetown but perhaps the most egregious is that this was the right way to tell such a beguiling story.
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    Peter DebrugeVariety
    Waltz shows ambition in juggling Mott's stories with "the truth" (an idea always implied in quotes here), working with DP Henry Braham to orchestrate dynamic situations and complex camera moves...
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    Todd JorgensonCinemalogue
    The ambition exceeds the grasp of this muddled directorial debut, which struggles to maintain its satirical edge amid tonal inconsistencies.
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    Harvey S. KartenBig Apple Reviews
    Christoph Waltz is so charming that you may feel sorry that his defense attorneys could not win a not guilty verdict.
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    Stephanie ArcherFilm Inquiry
    Georgetown is a must-see if you are a fan of Waltz's work, but it is also a must-see for the power new up-and-coming directors are bringing to audiences.
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    Hoai-Tran BuiSlashfilm
    Despite the talent that he frontloads into his debut film and despite the sordid real-life story upon which it's based, Georgetown is a snooze.
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