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The ArchitectLeo Waters (Anthony LaPaglia), the architect of Eden Court project many years ago, is faced with family's crisis when his daughter is in her mid-teens and his son has dropped ou of the college. He also gets troubles with the community activist.Genre: DramaCountry: United StatesDuration: 82 minQuality: HDRelease: 2006IMDb: 5.5Keywords:
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David GreigBirthdate: 1969, Edinburgh, Scotland, UK
Critic Reviews of "The Architect"
Detroit Free PressDecember 15, 2006
Despite his obvious earnestness, first-time director and cowriter Matt Tauber is ill equipped to mine emotions this complex.
Denver PostDecember 15, 2006
Too many "big" moments are happening to too many people for the movie to feel plausible, and Tauber tries to tie many of those plots together in a way that seems contrived.
Minneapolis Star TribuneDecember 14, 2006
Occasionally a pallid film is salvaged by one wonderful performance. To the extent The Architect will be remembered, it will be for giving a starring role to the exceptional Viola Davis.
Chicago TribuneDecember 14, 2006
Given the fact that The Architect is obviously a work in the tradition of Arthur Miller and Tennessee Williams, not to mention Henrik Ibsen, it's disappointing.
AV ClubDecember 08, 2006
The Architect wears its heavy social consciousness like an albatross, and Tauber's plodding, earnest direction does little to wean the material away from its stage roots.
Seattle TimesDecember 08, 2006
Painfully portentous and more solemn than Santa's funeral, The Architect gets this year's prize for the movie most likely to spoil holiday cheer.
Reel Film ReviewsJune 28, 2011
A well-intentioned misfire...
ReelerFebruary 09, 2007
It is frustrating to watch the film blow some respectable capital on indulgence in narrative frippery.
Murphy's Movie ReviewsJanuary 11, 2007
In my opinion, the film tries to cover too much ground. The plot strands don't exactly coalesce into a tight story. Perhaps that was [the director's] intent, but for me something was missing. The cast does yeoman work but I somehow couldn't exactly get ca
DVDTalk.comJanuary 04, 2007
When Tauber finds his focus, The Architect is worth watching. But Tauber rarely finds his focus.
Bullz-Eye.comDecember 30, 2006
It would bear mentioning that nothing winds up being resolved in the film, if it weren't for the fact that there's nothing to resolve.
EURWebDecember 26, 2006
What makes the movie satisfying is the fact that its ethnic tensions are never overtly exacerbated, but rather subtly illustrated simply by the comparison of the decadent malaise of the spoiled-rotten versus the neverending nightmare of the have-nots.
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