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Adventures of Power Reviews

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Cliff Doerksen
Chicago Reader
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It's such a fine line between clever and stupid, and this Spinal Tap-caliber cult item maintains a perfect balance.

Full Review Source: Chicago Reader

February 2, 2010
Marjorie Baumgarten
Austin Chronicle

Not even the always reliable talents of McKean and Lynch can help pull this comedy out of its ironic slump.

Full Review Source: Austin Chronicle | Original Score: 1.5/5

October 23, 2009
Sean Means
Salt Lake Tribune

Gold attempts to show Power as a "Napoleon Dynamite"-like charmer, but Gold's spastic performance induces more cringes than smiles.

Full Review Source: Salt Lake Tribune | Original Score: 1/4

October 22, 2009
Jeff Vice
Deseret News, Salt Lake City

The film's penchant for dorky nostalgia -- especially '70s and '80s-era music -- quickly becomes irritating. It deserves a real tongue-lashing for trying to re-introduce the inexplicable Mr. Mister hit "Kyrie" into the American consciousness.

Full Review Source: Deseret News, Salt Lake City

October 22, 2009
Michael Ordoņa
Los Angeles Times
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Gold places his fond comedy in the '80s with all the cinematic skill of early MTV.

Full Review Source: Los Angeles Times | Original Score: 3.5/5

October 16, 2009
Matthew Connolly
New York Press

For all the cheap shots in Gold's script, Adventures of Power views air-drumming with a surprising affection.

Full Review Source: New York Press

October 14, 2009
Matthew Nestel
Boxoffice Magazine

The playful plot with go-figure ending is bubbly, and the mechanics of the film are on-point for the most part.

Full Review Source: Boxoffice Magazine | Original Score: 3/5

October 9, 2009
Sheri Linden
Hollywood Reporter
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The rhythm's off in this goofy tale of an air-drumming underdog.

October 9, 2009
Elizabeth Weitzman
New York Daily News
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It's not the rough edges that bother here; it's the desperate attempt to capture Napoleon Dynamite's success by relying on oddball characters and off-the-wall scenarios.

Full Review Source: New York Daily News | Original Score: 2/5

October 9, 2009
Neil Genzlinger
New York Times
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Your enjoyment of Adventures of Power will be proportional to your tolerance for the one-joke phenomenon of air drumming.

| Original Score: 2/5

October 9, 2009
Lou Lumenick
New York Post
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So would-be hip it hurts, Adventures of Power is barely watchable, despite the presence of such pros as Michael McKean and Jane Lynch.

Full Review Source: New York Post | Original Score: 1/4

October 9, 2009
James Rocchi
Common Sense Media

Underdog comedy is no Napoleon Dynamite.

Full Review Source: Common Sense Media | Original Score: 1/5

October 8, 2009
Joshua Rothkopf
Time Out New York
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Forgive the film its Napoleon Dynamite overquirk; a loving god is watching all, genuflected to on bedroom-wall posters and seen in the film's final five minutes -- and if you're not a Rush fan, this is not your movie.

Full Review Source: Time Out New York | Original Score: 3/5

October 7, 2009
Michelle Orange
Village Voice
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The film -- despite some successful goofs and a defiantly dorky Phil Collins tribute -- can't quite win for trying.

Full Review Source: Village Voice

October 6, 2009
Andrew Schenker
Slant Magazine

Gold's screenplay is a tad too ambitious for its thin comic premise.

Full Review Source: Slant Magazine | Original Score: 2/4

October 5, 2009
Cole Smithey
ColeSmithey.com

Writer/director/actor Ari Gold has made a competent student film that would graduate him from any film school with flying colors--that's to say, here is an example of a filmmaker who hasn't yet begun to find his own voice.

Full Review Source: ColeSmithey.com | Original Score: D

September 17, 2009
Peter Debruge
Variety
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With its quirky costume and production design choices, self-indulgent pic gives Wes Anderson haters an easy new target.

Full Review Source: Variety

February 1, 2008
Scott Weinberg
Cinematical

A pretty agonizing affair.

Full Review Source: Cinematical | Original Score: 1/5

January 28, 2008
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