The Guys Synopsis
Joan (Weaver) helps Nick (LaPaglia), a fire captain, eulogize his men after Sept. 11.
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Boston Globe

By Wesley Morris
Short without feeling scant. That's how big its sense of grief is.
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75

Portland Oregonian

By Shawn Levy
So emotionally overwhelming that its aesthetics seem almost beside the point.
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75

New York Post

By Lou Lumenick
A devastatingly straightforward chamber piece that goes straight to the heart of what this city was feeling in the days right after Sept....
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75

Chicago Tribune

By Michael Wilmington
A simple, eloquent drama.
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75

Rolling Stone

By Peter Travers
The film is just two people talking, but director Jim Simpson finds its grieving heart.
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70

TV Guide

By Ken Fox
Simply and eloquently articulates the tangled feelings of particular New Yorkers deeply touched by an unprecedented tragedy.
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67

Entertainment Weekly

By Lisa Schwarzbaum
A small, heartfelt film.
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63

USA Today

By Claudia Puig
The powerful two-person drama gets watered down by documentary-style footage and voice-overs. But it's worth seeing just for Weaver and...
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50

Christian Science Monitor

By David Sterritt
A very well-meaning movie, and it will stand in future years as an eloquent memorial to the World Trade Center tragedy.
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50

New York Daily News

By Jack Mathews
There's an inherent distance between movies and their audiences that -- combined with the distance between 9/11 and today's opening of the...
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