Price Check Reviews

Gary Goldstein
Los Angeles Times
Top Critic
November 22, 2012

A you-are-there slip-and-slide that follows a supermarket chain's pricing department exec whose life gets upended by a whirlwind new boss.

Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
Stephen Whitty
Newark Star-Ledger
Top Critic
November 16, 2012

Walker finds a few fresh veins to mine, and some nice performances.

Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
Kyle Smith
New York Post
Top Critic
November 16, 2012

A hilarious Parker Posey provides her customary blast of brittle energy in "Price Check," an engaging corporate comedy.

Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
Stephen Holden
New York Times
Top Critic
November 15, 2012

Parker Posey cuts a ferociously funny swath through Michael Walker's "Price Check," a corporate comedy that tells you more than you ever wanted to know about the hypercompetitive world of retail marketing.

Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
Alonso Duralde
TheWrap
Top Critic
November 15, 2012

It never feels like Walker seems all that interested in pursuing any of these ideas once he's raised them.

Scott Tobias
NPR
Top Critic
November 15, 2012

[Posey] inspires. She terrorizes. Whatever it takes to get the job done.

Joe Neumaier
New York Daily News
Top Critic
November 15, 2012

Disjointed, tonally numb and short of laughs, this indie comedy hasn't got a fresh ingredient in it.

Full Review | Original Score: 1/5
Owen Gleiberman
Entertainment Weekly
Top Critic
November 14, 2012

Posey, her attention divided up into slivers, is funny as hell, but she's also terrifying in her evocation of a kind of moment-to-moment PowerPoint existence.

Full Review | Original Score: B+
Chris Packham
Village Voice
Top Critic
November 13, 2012

Although Posey renders Susan's instability and dominance with gusto, the character's vulnerability and pain are manifest.

Joshua Rothkopf
Time Out New York
Top Critic
November 13, 2012

These conference-room banalities have been better explored elsewhere, and the effort here feels like a rough draft.

Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
Justin Lowe
Hollywood Reporter
Top Critic
February 10, 2012

A workplace comedy that knows how to mine a substantial vein of situational humor.

John Anderson
Variety
Top Critic
January 26, 2012

[A] charming and slightly unhinged low-budget comedy.