The Brooklyn Brothers Beat The Best (2012)

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Recently dumped by his girlfriend, underachiever Alex (O'Nan) embarks on an impromptu road trip with his new bandmate, the eccentric Jim (Michael Weston). By channeling their inner children and giving a new meaning to the term "lo-fi," Alex and Jim find their unique style by bringing the sound of children's instruments to their unsuspecting fans. Playing a series of bizarre shows and experiencing multiple near-disasters, Alex and Jim's persistence takes them on a true coming-of-age journey - one … More

Rating: Unrated
Genre: Musical & Performing Arts, Comedy
Directed By:
Written By: Ryan O'Nan
In Theaters:
On DVD: Jan 7, 2013
Box Office: $7.5k
Runtime:
Oscilloscope Laboratories - Official Site

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as Alex Logan

as Jackson
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All Critics (19) | Top Critics (7)

While the movie itself is an uneven, sometimes preachy affair, it's alive with possibilities whenever [Weston's] on screen.

Full Review… | September 27, 2012
Seattle Times
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Initially, this low-budget film writes a lot of checks on the First National Bank of Whimsy, but I was astonished when none of them bounced.

Full Review… | September 21, 2012
New York Post
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A likably goofy, lo-fi indie propelled by the syncopations of a cheesy keyboard - and the cheesy dreams of its hapless heroes.

Full Review… | September 20, 2012
Philadelphia Inquirer
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Inner child? Open road? No, this film is actually about Mr. O'Nan and his wan, scruffy innocence.

Full Review… | September 20, 2012
New York Times
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An indie about-tell me if this sounds familiar-a brokenhearted sad sack who travels cross-country with a weirdo and a too-hot-for-these-dorks woman on a road trip of healing and self-actualization.

Full Review… | September 18, 2012
Village Voice
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Offering little more than flat karaoke versions of Sundance-style hits, this is strictly an amateur-hour affair.

Full Review… | September 18, 2012
Time Out
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