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Los Angeles Times

By Kevin Thomas
In his feature debut, writer-director John Mangold brings remarkably sensitive powers of observation to bear upon ordinary people living...
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88

ReelViews

By James Berardinelli
Writer/director Mangold never compromises the integrity of his painfully-intense script. There isn't one crowd-pleasing moment in the...
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88

Chicago Sun-Times

By Roger Ebert
You don't guess the true horror of the place, which is that there are no secrets, because everyone here knows all about everyone else,...
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83

Entertainment Weekly

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Mangold, who also wrote the script, has made a modern-day "Marty", a kitchen-sink drama that doesn't condescend to its characters.
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80

The A.V. Club

By Keith Phipps
Heavy is the kind of deliberately slow-paced character study that allows carefully realized performances to shine.
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75

San Francisco Examiner

By Barbara Shulgasser
Mangold's vision is bold. There is nothing cutesy or gimmicky about Heavy, which may be why something in its grimness recalls the work of...
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75

Christian Science Monitor

By David Sterritt
Written and directed with uncommon sensitivity by James Mangold, a strikingly talented newcomer.
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75

San Francisco Chronicle

By Edward Guthmann
Mangold's sympathy is genuine and his refusal to mock or condescend to his characters -- indeed, that may be the point of the film -- is a...
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67

Austin Chronicle

By Marjorie Baumgarten
The movie demands to be watched and rewards that attention handsomely, though at times Heavy seems a little too introverted for its own...
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63

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This examination of unexamined lives is beautifully acted by all involved, notably former pop diva Deborah Harry, whose nuanced portrayal...
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