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Girl Most Likely Reviews

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July 17, 2013
The desire to escape your hometown and reshape your identity is potentially rich territory to explore but the script by Michelle Morgan looks only to mine from the surface so you end up with trite lessons about how there's no place like home.
Full Review | Original Score: C
July 18, 2013
Ocean City, the New Jersey town battered by Hurricane Sandy, certainly didn't need the drab, unfunny "Girl Most Likely" invading its shores.
Full Review | Original Score: *
October 11, 2013
Even if you added a laugh track the tone is glum.
Full Review | Original Score: 1/4
November 4, 2013
All in all, this is an extremely forgettable film that will more than likely drift from your memory as you're watching it. Then again, what would you expect from trying to build a film out of clichés and nonsensical pieces?
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
July 13, 2013
Shari Springer Berman and Robert Pulcini's dismal, D-grade sitcom isn't fit to lick the boots of Whit Stillman's four films.
Full Review | Original Score: 0/4
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July 18, 2013
Girl Most Likely builds to a climax of such monumental stupidity that it destroys whatever slim pretense of realism the film has heretofore established.
Full Review | Original Score: C-
July 19, 2013
Expectations are high for the film, Wiig, and directors Shari Springer Berman and Robert Pulcini (of the innovative American Splendor) -- and the result, disappointing.
Full Review | Original Score: 6.5/10
July 16, 2013
Doesn't succeed
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
July 16, 2013
Bening flaps her arms like a baby bird and Dillon takes his There's Something About Mary sleaze down off the shelf, but their game supporting performances can't prop up screenwriter Michelle Morgan's prefab-to-a-fault script.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
July 19, 2013
Girl Most Likely is the kind of film where awkward retro names abound and a character walks around in a wetsuit because he's been hit by lightning so many times. It's all so wacky it must be funny, right? Hardly.
Full Review | Original Score: C-
September 27, 2013
The 'exoskeleton' subplot is as clunky a metaphorical experience as you will ever endure.
Full Review | Original Score: 1/5
Top Critic
July 18, 2013
[Wiig] might want to consider whether she really wants to get stuck unto eternity playing women on the verge.
July 18, 2013
The kind of movie destined to become the answer to the rhetorical question, "With a cast this good, how bad can it be?"
July 19, 2013
One of those films that awkwardly tries to find itself -- its tone, its narrative core, its sense of timing and pacing -- but sadly never does.
Full Review | Original Score: C-
September 11, 2012
Hollow, uninteresting and false.
Full Review | Original Score: D+
July 17, 2013
It is a deeply confused picture, and as a result, it's very hard to invest in to any real extent.
Full Review | Original Score: C-
July 19, 2013
If you're expecting "Bridesmaids" style humor, don't. Wiig and company are dull and clueless.
Full Review | Original Score: D+
July 18, 2013
Directors Shari Springer Berman and Robert Pulcini have made a career focusing on lovable oddballs, but their new film lacks the satiric sharpness of the duo's best work.
July 19, 2013
The screenplay is the biggest problem here, riddled with unconvincing details and widely vacillating between disparate tones.
Full Review | Original Score: 1.5/4
July 25, 2013
I went in search of Ocean City, and all I got was this stinking movie.
Full Review | Original Score: 1.0/5
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