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Rocket Science Reviews

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Nell Minow
Movie Mom at Yahoo! Movies

Full Review Source: Movie Mom at Yahoo! Movies | Original Score: B+

February 18, 2012
Cliff Doerksen
Time Out
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Full Review Source: Time Out | Original Score: 3/5

November 18, 2011
Ben McEachen
Empire Magazine Australasia

Well worth the wait, Rocket Science is a winning coming of age comedy with a difference.

Full Review Source: Empire Magazine Australasia | Original Score: 4/5

June 16, 2010
Margaret Pomeranz
At the Movies (Australia)

It's intelligent, it doesn't go for the emotional jugular, it has an honesty about it that's refreshing.

Full Review Source: At the Movies (Australia) | Original Score: 4/5

June 16, 2010
Sandra Hall
Sydney Morning Herald

Here's a twist -- an American high-school movie that has a brain.

Full Review Source: Sydney Morning Herald | Original Score: 4/5

June 16, 2010
Heather Huntington
ReelzChannel.com

Each character has his or her own lovable peculiarity--from the friend's parents who play Violent Femmes duets on the cello to the speech therapist who gives too many details about his personal life--small details that don't threaten to overshadow Hal's s

Full Review Source: ReelzChannel.com | Original Score: 7/10

August 26, 2008
Jonathan Kiefer
Sacramento News & Review

Full Review Source: Sacramento News & Review | Original Score: 4/5

August 7, 2008
Jen Chaney
Washington Post
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Writer-director Jeffrey Blitz brings wit and pathos to the story of a compulsive stutterer.

Full Review Source: Washington Post

February 27, 2008
Christian Toto
Washington Times

Rocket Science brings the squirm-inducing comedy genre to new heights

Full Review Source: Washington Times | Original Score: 3/4

February 3, 2008
David Nusair
Reel Film Reviews

...eventually comes off as an engaging and surprisingly affecting little drama...

Full Review Source: Reel Film Reviews | Original Score: 2.5/4

January 31, 2008
Sandie Angulo Chen
Common Sense Media

Debate-team teen comedy is clever, unpredictable.

Full Review Source: Common Sense Media | Original Score: 3/5

October 31, 2007
Neil Smith
thelondonpaper

A witty, touching and offbeat spin on the coming-of-age genre that also offers an amusing look into the surprisingly cut-throat world of high school debating.

Full Review Source: thelondonpaper | Original Score: 3/5

September 29, 2007
Matthew Turner
ViewLondon

Enjoyably offbeat comedy drama with likeable characters and a terrific script, though its relentlessly unconventional nature is ultimately frustrating.

Full Review Source: ViewLondon | Original Score: 3/5

September 29, 2007
Martin Hoyle
Financial Times

Lovely performances all round create small-town competitiveness, frustrations and aspirations.

Full Review Source: Financial Times

September 29, 2007
Tom Cox
Daily Mail [UK]

There are few directors in recent years who've captured the goofy yearning of adolescence as tenderly as Blitz.

Full Review Source: Daily Mail [UK] | Original Score: 4/5

September 28, 2007

Compared to the likes of Election and Rushmore, Blitz's film is hardly top-of-the-class, but nonetheless in Hal Hefner - partly thanks to Thompson's fine work - he has crafted an enduring cult figure who deserves a sequel all of his own.

Full Review Source: Film4 | Original Score: 3/5

September 28, 2007
Tom Charity
Total Film

Backed by a fine cast (including sardonic narrator Alec Baldwin), there's no argument: Blitz is a confident new voice.

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

September 28, 2007
Trevor Johnston
Time Out
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There's a lovely, fragile movie here; if only Blitz had had the faith to let it stand on its own two feet.

Full Review Source: Time Out | Original Score: 3/6

September 28, 2007
Tim Evans
Sky Movies

It's a small, gently understated film and a poignant tale of a young lad trying find his true voice. Word up.

Full Review Source: Sky Movies | Original Score: 3/5

September 28, 2007
Helen OHara
Empire Magazine

Spellbound director Jeffrey Blitz fails to recapture the magic of his spelling bee doc with his latest effort - despite the best efforts of the talented unknowns that make up the cast.

Full Review Source: Empire Magazine | Original Score: 3/5

September 28, 2007
Tom Meek
Boston Phoenix
April 23, 2009
Bob Mondello
NPR.org
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October 18, 2008

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July 31, 2007
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