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It's labeled a "true-ish story," and the results are cheeky fun. Read full review
In the end, though, Weiland ("Made of Honor") pours so much heart into his autobiographically "true-ish" story that accessibility is a nonissue. Read full review
The story line sounds plain and simple, but the movie is enlightened by Bernie's impassioned narration and by a gallery of small comic details. Read full review
You don't have to be Jewish to enjoy Sixty Six, but it probably wouldn't hurt. Read full review
You don't have to be Jewish to appreciate its genuine fondness for the claustrophobic warmth of family life among working-class people apprehensively inching their way toward upward mobility. Read full review
On the plus side is a good cast, including Eddie Marsan and Helena Bonham Carter as Bernie's hapless parents and Stephen Rea as a sympathetic doctor. Read full review
Charts a sentimental struggle toward manhood with period-appropriate charm. Read full review
While mazel tovs are due for efficient playing and execution, predictable script seldom scores big laughs. Read full review
Though inspired by Weiland's own childhood, the film's plot sticks close to the underdog's coming-of-age formula and is marred by young Bernie's gratingly self-pitying voice-over. Read full review
Instead of depicting a boy's first steps toward manhood -- ceremony aside -- it turns into an uninvolving portrait of self-absorption. Read full review
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