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Adventures of Power Reviews

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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
James Rocchi
Common Sense Media

Underdog comedy is no Napoleon Dynamite.

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

October 8, 2009
Scott Weinberg
Cinematical

A pretty agonizing affair.

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

January 28, 2008
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
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
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
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
Sheri Linden
Hollywood Reporter
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The rhythm's off in this goofy tale of an air-drumming underdog.

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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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