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Admirable and respectable, it engages you while you're watching it, then leaves you empty and wanting more.
Essentially an 84-minute shoulder shrug captured onscreen, "Big Significant Things" is the latest American independent feature to suggest there are few things more intriguing than a young white guy trying to find himself.
Honestly, I think I've had enough of American Male Existential Crisis in film, period.
"Big Significant Things" is a cute idea in search of substance.
It's all too easy to put a twentysomething protagonist through the motions of a quarter-life crisis and insist you've had an idea, which is what writer-director Bryan Reisberg does with Big Significant Things.
A good-looking debut offering more atmosphere than action.
Big Significant Things is a minor triumph even if the measure of the things as either big or significant is relative.
A flatly done road trip and self-discovery film.
Aimless and dull with half-baked ideas. It would've worked better as a short.
A leisurely, slightly absurd drive through 20something ennui that is as maddeningly diffuse as its protagonist's state of mind.
Big Significant Things feels unfinished, both in its story and in its thematic underpinnings.
The problem is that when every anticipated "discovery" brings disappointment, set against the backdrop of the South's reductive popular music and overly used rural rubble, for some the palate begins to crave balance.
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