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4.7

Mixed or average reviews- based on 21 Ratings

User score distribution:
  1. Positive: 10 out of 21
  2. Negative: 9 out of 21
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  1. BillyS.
    Jul 2, 2007
    6
    Evening is a star-studded soap opera that moves at a snails pace that would have been much better without the flashbacks to a weekend wedding that plays like a Douglas Sirk take on The Great Gatsby. But I'd put down another ten bucks just to see the 10 minute scene between Vannessa Redgrave and Meryl Streep over again! It was like Pacino & DeNiro in Heat, one of those landmark Evening is a star-studded soap opera that moves at a snails pace that would have been much better without the flashbacks to a weekend wedding that plays like a Douglas Sirk take on The Great Gatsby. But I'd put down another ten bucks just to see the 10 minute scene between Vannessa Redgrave and Meryl Streep over again! It was like Pacino & DeNiro in Heat, one of those landmark meetings of acting Gods that make you forget that you've been sitting through 2 hours of schlock just for this moment, and boy is it worth it! Expand
  2. StephenS
    Jul 24, 2007
    5
    Susan Minot
Metascore
45

Mixed or average reviews - based on 33 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 9 out of 33
  2. Negative: 6 out of 33
  1. 63
    Susan Minot’s resplendent novel of a dying woman…stumbles on its way to the screen.
  2. What a cast but what a disappointment.
  3. Reviewed by: Justin Chang
    60
    Individual moments are not without their felicitous touches -- mainly due to the cast, which is rich to the point of improbability.