• R, 1 hr. 31 min.
  • Comedy
  • Directed By:
    Valerie Weiss
    In Theaters:
    Mar 23, 2012 Limited
    On DVD:
    Oct 9, 2012
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Losing Control Reviews

Steven Rea
Philadelphia Inquirer
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Losing Control nicely mixes comedic absurdity with weightier career vs. commitment themes.

Full Review Source: Philadelphia Inquirer | Original Score: 2.5/4

May 17, 2012
Mark Olsen
Los Angeles Times
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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 Source: Los Angeles Times | Original Score: 2/5

April 12, 2012
Wesley Morris
Boston Globe
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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 Source: Boston Globe | Original Score: 2/4

April 5, 2012
Alison Willmore
AV Club
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[Kent is] the least credible scientist since Denise Richards donned short shorts to play Dr. Christmas Jones.

Full Review Source: AV Club | Original Score: D+

March 29, 2012
John Anderson
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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 Source: Variety

March 24, 2012
John DeFore
Hollywood Reporter
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Science-themed rom-com isn't ready for clinical trials.

Full Review Source: Hollywood Reporter

March 23, 2012
Nicolas Rapold
New York Times
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If you want to enjoy watching a confused scientist grappling with life choices, stick with "The Nutty Professor."

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

March 22, 2012
Benjamin Mercer
Village Voice
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Takes a frenzied late turn into espionage territory, an attempt to gather momentum that only makes the film more tiresome.

Full Review Source: Village Voice

March 20, 2012
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