The Next Big Thing Reviews

L.A. Weekly
Top Critic
June 14, 2002

Kevin Thomas
Los Angeles Times
Top Critic
June 14, 2002

A feeble and tedious satire on the New York art scene.

Full Review | Original Score: 1/5
Frank Scheck
Hollywood Reporter
Top Critic
June 3, 2002

Squandering a potentially juicy subject for ridicule, the film simply doesn't have the wit necessary to do it justice, relying instead on obvious jokes and stereotypical characterizations.

Lawrence Van Gelder
New York Times
Top Critic
May 29, 2002

A deftly satisfying, comically coherent sendup of the world of art.

Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
Ed Park
Village Voice
Top Critic
May 28, 2002

The concept is simple, even irresistible, but Posner's dishearteningly unsophisticated treatment itself rings false.