“ It's the equation of son arriving on screen, elevates the self-mocked script into an unexpected territory that is straight out fired bullet.
“ Tracy Letts as her husband is bland - not much personality portrayed and frustrated with many aspects of his lover.
“ I expected better - but still enjoyable .
“ Indie comedy is simplistic but entertaining.
“ This movie starts out slow.
“ It has the confusing French ending.
“ The couple actually seem quite compatible and happy and successful and care for each other and as mundane normal as film can make a person.
“ That said, this is a solid and enjoyable independent film.
“ Too Contrived .
“ A visit by their college student son Joel (Tyler Ross) seems as if it will provide the catalyst for a split, but then the unexpected happens: Mary and Michael fall back in love...
“ Funny and unexpected .
“ Enjoyable romantic comedy for adults .
“ Her boring unattractive husband's lover is a ballet teacher.
“ The movie is entertaining and well-made on all fronts.
“ Nonetheless, the film is good fun, was enjoyable to watch once and I shall probably watch it again.
“ Slow paced and disappointing.
“ This is easily the worst movie I have seen in years.
“ Worse than a waste of time .
“ It's really hard to identify with these characters who have a great life, a great home in the LA suburbs, two good jobs, a great kid, and such empty lives.
“ The characters were insipid, totally uninteresting, and not believable.
“ The LoversThe Lovers is a character driven romantic drama whose quirky perspective and the lens through which it views monogamy, is thoroughly entertaining.
“ This is one of the worst movies I have ever seen.
“" Alice MunroRare it is to see a romantic comedy about middle-aged couples whose marriage breakup is so realistically painful that I found myself fidgeting out of discomfort at the very-human acts.
“The son was too intense and one dimensional.
“ Boring .
“ The way the film progresses in unexpected ways and it never feels forced or contrived.
“ Really boring to the point of ff through much of it.
“all I can say is, as predictable as it was given the foregoing plot, oi vey is mere.
“ The first half hour is excruciatingly slow, with hardly anything at all happening.
“ Now this last one, the pinnacle, poises him on the edge of greatness.
“ First it was excruciatingly slow, then it finished with a big dose of pretentiousness .
“ This is a slow, boring, depressing mess.