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Several Good Reasons to See The Savagesnew

Most of the picture succeeds handsomely, but if there is a reason to see this film, it's Laura Linney's performance.
Gambit  |  Rick Barton  |  02-06-2008  |  Reviews

Oscar Touchnew

It's not too late to catch Tamara Jenkins' Oscar-nominated The Savages.
The Coast, Halifax's Weekly  |  Tara Thorne  |  02-04-2008  |  Reviews

'The Savages' Mixes Levity With Gravitynew

Almost everything to be gleaned about the film from its marketing -- the precious cartoon poster, the spunky trailer, the extremely limited release -- suggests yet another ho-hum, self-indulgent indie film. It's not.
Arkansas Times  |  John Williams  |  01-17-2008  |  Reviews

Care Giversnew

Philip Seymour Hoffman, Laura Linney find time for Dad.
Creative Loafing (Atlanta)  |  Curt Holman  |  01-02-2008  |  Reviews

Fun in Nursing Homesnew

The Savages is bleak (though not without a certain dry humor), but it will likely resonate strongly with the boomer crowd, who are starting to deal with these issues themselves.
The Portland Mercury  |  Alison Hallett  |  12-20-2007  |  Reviews

Savage Gracenew

Note-perfect, Tamara Jenkins' The Savages puts all too much American moviemaking to shame.
Chicago Newcity  |  Ray Pride  |  12-19-2007  |  Reviews

Tamara Jenkins Keeps It Realnew

Coming almost 10 years after Slums of Beverly Hills, her new movie, The Savages, mines a difficult time in Jenkins' early 30s, when she saw both her grandmother and her father succumb to senility.
L.A. Weekly  |  Ella Taylor  |  12-04-2007  |  Profiles & Interviews

Savage Lovenew

Tamara Jenkins plumbs the depths of choosing a nursing home in her new film, The Savages, and jacks it up a few notches by asking what it's like to care for a demented father who never cared for you.
L.A. Weekly  |  Ella Taylor  |  12-04-2007  |  Reviews

'The Savages': Dying With Laughternew

A black comedy that nearly qualifies as softcore grief porn.
New York Press  |  Eric Kohn  |  11-29-2007  |  Reviews

Laura Linney Specializes in Shades of Greynew

The two-time Oscar nominee and indie scene fave talks about her most savage performance yet.
NOW Magazine  |  Glenn Sumi  |  09-07-2007  |  Profiles & Interviews

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