75

New York Daily News

By Jack Mathews
It is a sign of the times that audiences will watch these equally selfish lovers and find one infinitely more sensible than the other.
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70

The New York Times

By Nathan Lee
Smart, resourceful indie.
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60

Chicago Reader

By J.R. Jones
As contrived as this premise may sound (and it isn't much better on-screen), writer-director Mora Stephens manages to push the odd-couple story in some interesting directions.
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60

Variety

By Dennis Harvey
Filmmakers' own left-leaning sympathies are occasionally felt around the margins, but Conventioneers achievement lies in its honoring the sincerity and passion on both sides.
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50

New York Post

By Kyle Smith
Since they seem like real people we want them to work out their differences. In the second half, their story is nearly lost in favor of lots of documentary footage of the actual protests. This stuff was pretty ho-hum to look at two years ago, and it hasn't gotten more interesting with age.
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50

Village Voice

Unlike in "Medium Cool," the most telling and dramatic events aren't shown.
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60 out of 100
Generally favorable reviews
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