Georgetown

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, 45% Rotten Tomatometer Score
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    Kristy PuchkoRiot Material
    Georgetown is an exhilarating dance, where partners Waltz, Bening and Redgrave radiate with love, regret, and rage.
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    Oleg IvanovSlant Magazine
    Georgetown adds up to an occasionally amusing and insightful beltway satire that's ultimately undone by its conventional mise-en-scène and predictable plot.
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    Benjamin LeeGuardian
    There are a great many fantasies concocted in Georgetown but perhaps the most egregious is that this was the right way to tell such a beguiling story.
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    Peter DebrugeVariety
    Waltz shows ambition in juggling Mott's stories with "the truth" (an idea always implied in quotes here), working with DP Henry Braham to orchestrate dynamic situations and complex camera moves...
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    John DeForeHollywood Reporter
    It's the kind of serious but broadly appealing, modestly scaled picture that people love to say doesn't exist any more.
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    David EhrlichindieWire
    The way that the film resolves - or doesn't - leaves the distinct impression that Waltz simply ran out of interest in this story, which would be an explanation as understandable as it is frustrating.
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    Stephanie ArcherFilm Inquiry
    Georgetown is a must-see if you are a fan of Waltz's work, but it is also a must-see for the power new up-and-coming directors are bringing to audiences.
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    Hoai-Tran BuiSlashfilm
    Despite the talent that he frontloads into his debut film and despite the sordid real-life story upon which it's based, Georgetown is a snooze.
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    Marshall ShafferVague Visages
    Georgetown provides color-by-numbers political intrigue and thrills, served with a side dish of humor that's only debatably intentional.
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    Robert Daniels812filmreviews
    Georgetown... while not downright terrible, isn't better than average and continues Waltz's inglorious sans-Tarantino career.
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