• R, 1 hr. 36 min.
  • Drama, Comedy
  • Directed By:
    Paul Schneider
    In Theaters:
    Jan 20, 2008 Wide
    On DVD:
    Jun 29, 2010
  • Paramount Home Entertainment

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Pretty Bird Reviews

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Philip Martin
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette

While the names attached to Paul Schneider's directorial debut (Paul Giamatti, Billy Crudup, Kristen Wiig) might make it sound attractive, there's a reason this 2008 black comedy - allegedly based on a true story - never made it to a theater near you.

Full Review Source: Arkansas Democrat-Gazette | Original Score: 78/100

July 3, 2010
John J. Puccio
Movie Metropolis

...wanders hopelessly, trying to find a tone or a purpose or a point of view.

Full Review Source: Movie Metropolis | Original Score: 4/10

June 28, 2010
Robert Koehler
Variety
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An overly calculated cautionary tale.

Full Review Source: Variety

January 30, 2008
Scott Weinberg
Cinematical

The three leads seem to be having a lot of fun with this somewhat strange material.

Full Review Source: Cinematical | Original Score: 4/5

January 28, 2008
Duane Byrge
Hollywood Reporter
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This slight-framed bird never soars and ultimately crashes under the weight of its excessive thematic ballast.

January 25, 2008
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