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Pumpkin Reviews

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Film Threat

Full Review Source: Film Threat | Original Score: 3/5

December 6, 2005
Josef Braun
Vue Weekly (Edmonton, Canada)

Pumpkin is a movie that resists categorization, that manages wit, intelligence, audacity and pointed social commentary while still entertaining us with a terrifically bizarre combination of soapy, ultra-stylized satire and blackly comic fairytale.

January 19, 2003
Don R. Lewis
Film Threat

Successfully blended satire, high camp and yet another sexual taboo into a really funny movie.

Full Review Source: Film Threat | Original Score: 3/5

December 8, 2002
Edward Johnson-Ott
NUVO Newsweekly

Although there are many juicy supporting performances, Christina Ricci owns this movie. What a wonderful talent, and what a maddening, but enjoyable film.

Full Review Source: NUVO Newsweekly | Original Score: 4/4

December 3, 2002
Sean Means
Salt Lake Tribune

A savage John Waters-like humor that dances on the edge of tastelessness without ever quite falling over.

Full Review Source: Salt Lake Tribune | Original Score: 3/4

September 20, 2002
Eric D. Snider

Full Review Source: | Original Score: B+

September 18, 2002
Laura Kelly
South Florida Sun-Sentinel

Ricci's Carolyn is entrenched so in her small worldview, so surrounded by sameness, that as she opens her heart to Pumpkin it's entirely believable.

| Original Score: 3/4

August 26, 2002
Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

All the filmmakers are asking of us, is to believe in something that is improbable.

Full Review Source: Ozus' World Movie Reviews | Original Score: B-

August 26, 2002
Jonathan Rosenbaum
Chicago Reader
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By presenting an impossible romance in an impossible world, Pumpkin dares us to say why either is impossible -- which forces us to confront what's possible and what we might do to make it so.

Full Review Source: Chicago Reader | Original Score: 3/4

August 7, 2002
Terry Lawson
Detroit Free Press
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Though Pumpkin extends its jaundiced joke too far, it's almost worth it for Ricci's final scene, which tells us everything we need to know about what will become of her.

Full Review Source: Detroit Free Press | Original Score: 3/4

August 2, 2002
Scott Steinberg
Atlanta Journal-Constitution
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Weird. Rewarding.

| Original Score: B

July 26, 2002
Kim Morgan

Pumpkin takes an admirable look at the hypocrisy of political correctness, but it does so with such an uneven tone that you never know when humor ends and tragedy begins.

Full Review Source: Oregonian

July 19, 2002
John Esther
Pasadena Weekly

A journey toward self-awareness of a higher order.

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July 11, 2002
Gary Dowell
Dallas Morning News
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Instead of putting an easy-to-swallow candy coating on a touchy subject, Pumpkin searches for beauty in ugliness and quality in imperfection.

Full Review Source: Dallas Morning News | Original Score: B

July 11, 2002
Chris Jones
Chicago Tribune
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For all its many flaws, Pumpkin has some worthwhile ideas and funny moments, and its whacked-out heart is in the right place.

Full Review Source: Chicago Tribune | Original Score: 2.5/4

July 11, 2002
Michael O'Sullivan
Washington Post
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Although I often found it hysterically funny, I was never quite sure if I was laughing at it or with it.

July 9, 2002
Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times
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Relentlessly, and sometimes brilliantly, it forces us to decide what we really think, how permissive our taste really is, how far a black comedy can go before it goes too far.

Full Review Source: Chicago Sun-Times | Original Score: 3.5/4

July 9, 2002
Robin Clifford
Reeling Reviews

...there is such smart writing, wonderful performances and well-told humor you can forgive the flaws.

Full Review Source: Reeling Reviews | Original Score: B+

July 9, 2002
Laura Clifford
Reeling Reviews

This off the wall comedy takes aim at political correctness, satirizes everything in its path and yet manages to charm

Full Review Source: Reeling Reviews | Original Score: B

July 7, 2002
Dustin Putman

One of the funniest motion pictures of the year, but...also one of the most curiously depressing.

Full Review Source: | Original Score: 2.5/4

July 6, 2002
Felix Vasquez Jr.
Cinema Crazed
April 29, 2009
Todd McCarthy
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March 27, 2009
Jeff Strickler
Minneapolis Star Tribune
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November 6, 2002
Jean Lowerison
San Diego Metropolitan
October 21, 2002

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St. Louis Post-Dispatch
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July 26, 2002

Boston Phoenix
July 9, 2002
Cynthia Fuchs
Nitrate Online
June 28, 2002
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