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'Nobel Son' is Well Cast but Too Fastnew

It's the kind of film that you could praise for being a cut above the usual crap, but it ends up disappointing because it could have been so much better.
Montreal Mirror  |  Malcolm Fraser  |  12-05-2008  |  Reviews

You'll Get Drunk Watching 'Bottle Shock'new

The story is perfect timing for our foodie-obsessed age, showing the backstory behind something we take for granted -- global wine culture -- while also delving into the finer points of winemaking, like the potential disaster of too much oxygen in producing a winning chardonnay.
Charleston City Paper  |  Felicia Feaster  |  08-27-2008  |  Reviews

'Bottle Shock': Stick a Cork in Itnew

French oenological hauteur is shattered in this true but dully told story about the international debut of Napa Valley's wines.
Austin Chronicle  |  Marjorie Baumgarten  |  08-14-2008  |  Reviews

'Bottle Shock's Randall Miller and Jody Savin Pour It Onnew

The wine story at the core of Bottle Shock details the moment at which the wine business changed, turning the Napa Valley from a farm town to a tourist mecca.
Philadelphia City Paper  |  Shaun Brady  |  07-31-2008  |  Profiles & Interviews

Dance With a Strangernew

The film has talent, quirks, laughs and even some skin, but nevertheless creaks its way through an awkward story.
Austin Chronicle  |  Toddy Burton  |  04-21-2006  |  Reviews

Long on Title, Short on Qualitynew

Unfortunately, Miller has blindly stumbled upon a weird, interesting film somewhere in the middle of his storm of wet crud, but he has neither the wit nor the courage to let it out.
Dig Boston  |  Chris Braiotta  |  04-06-2006  |  Reviews

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