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About the Movie
When sisters Dana and Ali suspect their father is having an affair, cracks in their family façade begin to surface. The two sisters bond as they discover the reality of love while trying to uncover the truth about their father without their mother knowing. Set in 1990s Manhattan, Landline is a comedic drama about a family united by secrets and lies, co-written and directed by Gillian Robespierre.
Rotten Tomatoes Movie Reviews
- Reviews Counted: 105
- Fresh: 78
- Rotten: 27
- Average Rating: 6.5/10
Top Critics' Reviews
Rotten: For all the profanity and naughty behavior, it has the timid, ingratiating vibe of a television sitcom, sticking to safe and familiar emotional territory.
Fresh: In sweetly calibrated moments ... Landline finds the analog joy it's reaching for.
Fresh: The actors are all terrific: as Ali, Quinn has a radiant wildcat sweetness--there's fragility behind all that hissing. And Slate, with her marvelous, helium-tinged voice, is a pure pleasure to watch.
Fresh: Landline doesn't exploit the retro setting for gimmicky punchlines. Amidst the turmoil of 2017, 1995 feels like a comfortable and quaint world to step back into.
I turned off this movie after 20 minutes of watching it . It made me wonder where all the good movie plots have gone. To me this movie was a waste of time.
When you watch one of those movies you didn't really want to watch because it is almost a reflection of your life, and you're comforted there are people just like you in the world because you know the story is based on a true one.