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The Brothers Solomon Reviews

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Top Critic
Roger Moore
Orlando Sentinel
May 13, 2009
| Original Score: 1/5
Stephen Himes
Flak Magazine
October 30, 2007
Imagines what might happen if Rod and Todd Flanders grew up and decided to have a surrogate child together.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/10
Pete Hammond
September 7, 2007
Who knew 'Dumb And Dumber' would turn out to be one of the most influential films of all time?
| Original Score: 2/5
Michael Phillips
September 6, 2007
The not-funniest comedy of the year so far.
Full Review | Original Score: 1/4
David Foucher
EDGE Boston
September 7, 2007
Occasionally, a film comes around that is so bad it's hilarious. This is not that film. This film just plain sucks.
Full Review | Original Score: F
Robert Newton
Christian Science Monitor
September 6, 2007
At best, it's a five-minute late-night sketch; at worst, a violation of the Fourth Geneva Convention.
Full Review | Original Score: D
Tim Grierson
July 23, 2008
Though not without its screwball charm, The Brothers Solomon suffers from a lack of comic inspiration long before the film reaches the third trimester.
Edward Douglas
September 5, 2007
Shows how far SNL has fallen in its attempt to create original comedy; other times, it makes the Farrelly Brothers seem tasteful.
| Original Score: 4.5/10
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Richard Roeper
Ebert & Roeper
September 10, 2007
I was so angry at everybody involved in the making of this film. It's just astonishing.
Chris Hewitt (St. Paul)
St. Paul Pioneer Press
September 6, 2007
During the fallow opening minutes of The Brothers Solomon, I started keeping track of how much time would elapse before it made me laugh. Still waiting.
Full Review | Original Score: 0/4
Nick Schager
Slant Magazine
September 5, 2007
With The Brothers Solomon, Will Arnett continues to squander the goodwill he engendered as Gob on Arrested Development.
Full Review | Original Score: 1/4
Kam Williams
September 8, 2007
A readily-forgettable romantic comedy which, unfortunately, entirely fails to be funny along the way
Full Review | Original Score: .5/4
Brian Orndorf
September 6, 2007
Solomon is episodic and desperate, leaving nothing to get excited about, with the possible exception of the end credits. I was pretty happy to see those sweet babies arrive.
Full Review | Original Score: D+
Ken McIntyre
Total Film
November 2, 2007
A series of musty gross-out gags ranging in sophistication from sperm bank hijinks to sloppy man-on-man kissing, Bob Odenkirk's cringemaker-with-a-heart is a ragged Xerox of Dumb And Dumber that seems incredibly creaky after the summer of Superbad.
Full Review | Original Score: 1/5
Karl French
Financial Times
November 2, 2007
A dismal gross-out comedy.
Brian Marder
October 20, 2007
Full Review | Original Score: 1.5/4
Geoff Berkshire
October 10, 2007
It can't be a coincidence that the movie's initials are 'B.S.'
Full Review | Original Score: 1.5/5
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Claudia Puig
USA Today
September 7, 2007
It's a moderately funny premise in search of some real laughs.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
Adam Fendelman
September 21, 2007
The Brothers Solomon is still on the beach with its head in the sand.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
Jason Morgan
September 22, 2007
What feels like a three-hour descent into boredom is only a 90-minute test of might -- pitting you against unlikable characters, horribly written dialogue, and direction that's as painful as a root canal.
Full Review | Original Score: 1.5/5

Screen International
September 22, 2007

Deseret News, Salt Lake City
October 18, 2008
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