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The Big Shot-Caller Reviews

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Eric Monder
Hollywood Reporter
May 16, 2009
It is hard to see how "The Big Shot-Caller" will catch fire with audiences. From its awkward, ambiguous title to its lack of charismatic performers, this minor drama doesn't have many commercial prospects.
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V.A. Musetto
New York Post
May 15, 2009
Family togetherness goes only so far. Witness The Big Shot-Caller, a lackluster soaper written and directed by Marlene Rhein, who stars with her brother, David Rhein. (They portray brother and sister, no less.)
Full Review | Original Score: 1/4
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Joe Neumaier
New York Daily News
May 15, 2009
Too many threads are woven together here, but occasionally, it just connects.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
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Stephen Holden
New York Times
May 15, 2009
This minuscule indie variation of Saturday Night Fever moves only in fits and starts.
| Original Score: 2/5
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Ronnie Scheib
Variety
May 14, 2009
Fortunately, musicvideo vet Rhein's competent helming skills counterbalance her off-putting dialogue and flat acting style so that the pic...doesn't come off strictly amateur.
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Aaron Hillis
Village Voice
May 13, 2009
You have to wonder about a debut this self-involved: What's left for the second film?