I Give It a Year Synopsis
Since they met at a party, ambitious high-flyer Nat (Rose Byrne) and struggling novelist Josh (Rafe Spall) have been deliriously happy despite their differences.
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New York Daily News

I Give It a Year has all the outrageous, embarrassment-based moments you’d expect from one of the creators of “Borat.” Indeed this film has...
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75

San Francisco Chronicle

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A smart farce that would make Hugh Grant and his fans proud.
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75

New York Post

By Farran Smith Nehme
As pure comedy, it’s a hoot.
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75

Film.com

By William Goss
The beats and trappings are all standard-issue, but the gags are funny enough, often enough, to offset such routine proceedings.
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70

The Hollywood Reporter

An above-average number of laugh-out-loud set pieces compensate for the resulting wobbly narrative.
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70

Variety

By Leslie Felperin
If the emotional mathematics don’t quite add up, enough diversion is provided by pic’s broader comic setpieces to paper over the cracks.
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63

Boston Globe

By Peter Keough
Though Mazer’s ambition is laudable, he has not yet integrated the comedy of manners into the comedy of no manners.
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60

Total Film

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In a film with obvious ambition, though, it’s a shame that it resorts to formula so quickly.
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60

The Guardian

By Peter Bradshaw
The result is funny and plausible, with a fair bit of newly modish Bridesmaidsy bad taste, though I kept getting the sense that the romcom...
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60

Empire

By Olly Richards
The jokes are strong and delivered by a very talented cast, but the heart isn’t there. It’s easy to laugh, but hard to care.
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It's a pretty boring movie ??

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No surprises here

By Erh5
This movie is a predictable as they come and not very funny. The raunchy best man is good for a few laughs, even while he makes you cringe, but even he becomes tiresome by the end of the film....

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Rated R | For Sexual Content, Language and Some Graphic Nudity
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says Pause for kids 16 & under Limp romcom has bickering couple, dreary image of marriage.
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