Beeswax Synopsis
Jeannie's threat of a lawsuit to her business partner brings old friends and lovers back together.
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The New York Times

By A.O. Scott
Beeswax, at first glance a modest, ragged slice of contemporary life, turns out to be a remarkably subtle, even elegant movie.
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San Francisco Chronicle

By Walter Addiego
Bujalski has a serious talent for finding resonance in the mundane.
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Boston Globe

By Ty Burr
It all feels studiously artless - some people huffily insist that Bujalski’s movies aren’t movies at all - but the more you contemplate his...
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New York Post

By V.A. Musetto
As Mark Twain didn't say, reports of the death of mumblecore are greatly exaggerated. As proof, I offer Andrew Bujalski's wise and wondrous...
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By Andrew O'Hehir
This warm, graceful and fundamentally optimistic movie snuck up on me, in the best possible way.
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Film Threat

By Stina Chyn
Oddly engaging and has me wishing I could spend a week observing Jeannie, Lauren, and know, without a camera as a mediator.
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Austin Chronicle

By Marc Savlov
While it initially feels like a known quantity (although mentioning the "M"-word – mumblecore – is both pointless and distracting), Beeswax...
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Entertainment Weekly

By Owen Gleiberman
There are fine, fresh observational moments, but the film is much ado about not so much.
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New York Daily News

By Elizabeth Weitzman
Fans of Andrew Bujalski's previous mumblecore movies are the likeliest audience for his latest, a modest, slice-of-life indie that doesn't...
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The Hollywood Reporter

This is another rough-edged, noodling affair in which genial but frustratingly self-absorbed twenty- and thirty-somethings chatter on and...
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