The Brass Teapot Synopsis
Alice is spontaneously drawn to a mysterious brass teapot. It isn’t long before they realize that this is no ordinary teapot and that perhaps they have found the answer to all of their financial woes.
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HitFix

By Drew McWeeny
It is apparent that Ramaa Mosley has a voice, and that The Brass Teapot is a focused, controlled piece of storytelling that displays real...
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63

Movie Nation

By Roger Moore
The Brass Teapot stumbles into tedium, a parable that never quite resolves itself into the moral lesson it so desperately wants to convey.
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63

McClatchy-Tribune News Service

By Roger Moore
The Brass Teapot stumbles into tedium, a parable that never quite resolves itself into the moral lesson it so desperately wants to convey.
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60

NPR

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The Brass Teapot too often devolves into stale slapstick.
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Film.com

By Jordan Hoffman
Despite the numerous patchy moments The Brass Teapot by and large squeaks by as an enjoyable entertainment.
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50

Slant Magazine

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Imbued with a buoyant mysticism, the film is more gag-friendly than idea-based, primarily relying on the considerable charm of its leads to...
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50

New York Observer

By Rex Reed
Far from the offbeat satire on the American dream gone sour it aims to be, The Brass Teapot is more like a dark flirtation with the...
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50

New York Post

By Sara Stewart
Temple and Angarano, entertaining enough, never quite sell the idea that this goodhearted couple would be so easily transformed by greed.
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50

Wall Street Journal

By Joe Morgenstern
Alice and John are good company — especially Alice, thanks to Ms. Temple's buoyant humor and lovely poignancy. The problem comes when the...
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50

The Hollywood Reporter

By Frank Scheck
While its supernatural premise might have fueled a perfectly good Twilight Zone episode, The Brass Teapot strains to fill its...
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Rated R | For for violence, some sexual content, language and drug use