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John Fink
The Film Stage
June 21, 2016
Despite some promise, so much is left unexplained or unpacked and it fails to deliver.
Full Review | Original Score: C-
Todd Jorgenson
March 25, 2014
... manages an effective mix of slapstick and sentiment that can't quite sustain itself at feature length.
Rich Cline
March 14, 2014
While this sibling comedy makes some sharp observations about the push and pull of family relationships, it's also one of those deliberately wacky movies that wears us out with nonstop gags that are utterly unconvincing.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/5
Marc Mohan
March 7, 2014
Rennie and Pumphrey are both engaging, funny actors, but the relentless aggro-idiocy between them will probably only appeal to other twenty-something dudes who behave like sixth-graders.
Full Review | Original Score: C+
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Miriam Bale
New York Times
March 6, 2014
In general, the film feels like all setup and no punch line.
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Robert Abele
Los Angeles Times
March 6, 2014
Even when bits go thud, there's a brittle, unsentimental wit about kin's inexplicable tug that's hard to ignore, and the leads - game for some surprisingly sublime bits of physical comedy - eventually wear one's anti-charm defenses down.
Brian Orndorf
March 5, 2014
Delivers a steady stream of laughs and an accurate depiction of sibling rivalry, contributing to a funny, freewheeling effort that's missing focus, but finds an unusual personality of its own.
Full Review | Original Score: B
Frank Lovece
Film Journal International
March 5, 2014
Well, they're half right. It's awful.
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Chris Packham
Village Voice
March 4, 2014
The interactions of the two leads are like a finger hitting a single piano note for 90 minutes.
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