Losing Control (2012)

Losing Control

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Four years into her biochemistry Ph.D. program at Harvard, Samantha still cannot replicate the results she achieved in her first few weeks in the program, and her charmingly neurotic tendencies are turning into a serious control problem. Her anxiousness extends beyond her lab work and into her relationship with long-term boyfriend, Ben. When Ben proposes marriage, Sam panics, worried that their relationship "data" is inconclusive. Insisting that she cannot have faith without proof, Sam decides … More

Rating: R (for some sexual content and language)
Genre: Comedy
Directed By:
Written By: Valerie Weiss
In Theaters:
On DVD: Oct 9, 2012
Runtime:
Independent Pictures - Official Site

Cast


as Samantha

as Dolores

as Dr. Rudy Mann

as Dr. Chen Wa Chow

as Scott Foote

as Tantric Sam

as Professor Straub
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Critic Reviews for Losing Control

All Critics (14) | Top Critics (8)

Losing Control nicely mixes comedic absurdity with weightier career vs. commitment themes.

Full Review… | May 17, 2012
Philadelphia Inquirer
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Perhaps investigating something new would have better served Weiss than simply looking to her own experiences, exploring rather than settling.

Full Review… | April 12, 2012
Los Angeles Times
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Weiss's ideas about moviemaking, storytelling, and character development are indistinguishable from bargain-bin romantic comedies (so-called chick flicks) and television shows that barely last a season.

Full Review… | April 5, 2012
Boston Globe
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[Kent is] the least credible scientist since Denise Richards donned short shorts to play Dr. Christmas Jones.

Full Review… | March 29, 2012
AV Club
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While Losing Control is a thoroughly likable, playful comedy, there's never a sense that writer-director Valerie Weiss is in total command of film's tone, pacing or comic content, which is considerable.

Full Review… | March 24, 2012
Variety
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Science-themed rom-com isn't ready for clinical trials.

Full Review… | March 23, 2012
Hollywood Reporter
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