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Extract Reviews

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September 3, 2009
The dialogue is limp, the jokes are stale, and the set pieces rarely pay off.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
September 6, 2009
Where's the flair, Dinkus?
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
September 3, 2009
A comedy need not be believable. But it needs to seem as if it's believable at least to itself.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
September 2, 2009
The problem with the film is that, as satires go, this one has blunt teeth. It's funny, but not as funny as it should be.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
September 3, 2009
It has no flair.
Full Review | Original Score: C
February 18, 2012
Full Review | Original Score: C
September 2, 2009
Judge is a brilliant chronicler of social absurdity, workplace humor and that uniquely American brand of doltishness, but he hasn't quite figured out how to channel his observations into sharp storytelling.
| Original Score: 3/5
April 22, 2010
A bemusing black comedy that is as unfocused as it is unbelievable.
Read More | Original Score: 2/5
April 23, 2010
Judge knows his game well enough, but too often the jokes feel like seasoning to a premise that is just slightly overdone.
Read More | Original Score: 2/5
September 7, 2009
Judge needed to 'extract' much more life from his leads. It's as if a sad little wife and her muted husband took a wrong turn on the way to the funny factory, ending up in some bleak marital wasteland.
Full Review | Original Score: 5/10
September 11, 2009
Could not survive the bland dialogue and what a misuse of Kristen Wiig.
Full Review | Original Score: 1/5
August 19, 2009
Not for a single moment does anyone in this film make a good decision. Consequently, you quickly catch on and easily anticipate the bad decisions before they happen.
September 3, 2009
While Extract is mildly amusing and a slice of a mostly working-class world that doesn't make it into comedy that much anymore, it's not completely convincing as a movie.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/5
September 4, 2009
Exists squarely on that most comfortable rung of the American corporate ladder: the mediocre middle.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
September 4, 2009
Full Review | Original Score: C+
September 4, 2009
[Extract] resembles its titular foodstuffs: less a fully realized comedy than the distillation of one. The ingredients are there, and the recipe as well, but Judge evidently forgot that the whole dish still needed cooking.
September 6, 2009
Maybe Mike Judge is just all out of ideas.
Full Review | Original Score: 1/4
September 4, 2009
Mike Judge can't quite recapture the Office Space magic.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
September 5, 2009
To keep it simple, the film is very dull and dry.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
September 3, 2009
For a movie set in a food flavoring factory, Extract's half-baked comedy is bland and unappetizing.
| Original Score: C-
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