Licorice Pizza

Licorice Pizza

COMING SOON TO CINEMAS26 December 2021
Licorice Pizza

Oscar-nominated filmmaker Paul Thomas Anderson's follow-up to Phantom Thread follows a high school student—and successful child actor—in 1970s San Fernando Valley. Stars Cooper Hoffman (Philip Seymour Hoffman's son), Alana Haim (of the band Haim), Bradley Cooper (as Hollywood hairdresser/producer Jon Peters), Sean Penn, Benny Safdie and Tom Waits.

2022Rating: CTC134 minsUSA
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The Guardian

The Guardian

It’s such a delectable film...

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Variety

Variety

Anderson’s instincts were dead-on in choosing Hoffman and Haim.

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Hollywood Reporter

Hollywood Reporter

Haim makes one of the most exciting screen debuts in recent memory.

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The Telegraph

The Telegraph

Irresistibly hard to pin down: you'd have to go back around 50 years... to find another that runs on a similar kind of woozy clockwork.

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RogerEbert.com

RogerEbert.com

An achingly romantic tone returns by the end, as well as the sensation that... we just watched the best movie of the year.

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Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles Times

(Licorice Pizza) feels more concrete, more achingly, tangibly real, than just about any American movie this year.

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Time Magazine

Time Magazine

Licorice Pizza feels pleased with how casual and effortless it is, which is the exact opposite of being casual and effortless.

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IndieWire

IndieWire

(Licorice Pizza is) holyfuckingshitIlovemovies-great...

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A.V. Club

A.V. Club

Both leads are outstanding in their feature debuts.

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Slant Magazine

Slant Magazine

It's the hints of danger... that lend the film its sneaky depth of feeling.

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ABC

ABC

Newbies Alana Haim and Cooper Hoffman light up the screen in one of the very best movies of the year.

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Wall Street Journal

Wall Street Journal

If... Licorice Pizza doesn't make you happy, the trouble may be that you're clinically depressed, anhedonic or don't care for movies in general.

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Time Out

Time Out

So buoyant and bubbly, it practically floats off the screen.

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The New York Times

The New York Times

A shaggy, fitfully brilliant romp...

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USA Today

USA Today

An entertaining movie that, like American Graffiti and Fast Times at Ridgemont High before it, captures youth in hilarious and poignant ways.

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Entertainment Weekly

Entertainment Weekly

A tender, funny ramble forged in all the hope and absurdity of adolescence...

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NPR

NPR

Quite possibly the year's best film - easily its most delightful surprise.

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