How to Plan an Orgy in a Small Town Reviews

January 28, 2020
Cassie is maddeningly inconsistent. A secret is revealed midway through the film that basically invalidates her entire background and we are expected to suspend disbelief.
December 7, 2018
The talented cast was willing to go balls-deep with the mostly funny script, but the cinematography and art direction were flaccid at best.
August 7, 2017
How to Plan an Orgy in a Small Town is short, sweet and satisfying. Which is exactly how I like it.
August 8, 2016
What could have been a biting satire pitting small-town conservatism against big-city liberalism, the film plays its suburban sexploits so safely it threatens to say nothing at all.
May 20, 2016
Opting for gross-out gags and left-field revelations as its main mechanisms for humour, the movie operates with all the subtlety you'd expect from a sex comedy set in a town called Beaver's Ridge.
May 13, 2016
It's about social anxiety, with Lalonde and his strong ensemble cast smartly illustrating the tyranny of expectations, in and out of the bedroom.
May 13, 2016
More precious than pornographic, a light and ultimately charming dramedy about your friends and neighbours.
May 12, 2016
It's an awkward sex comedy with a surprisingly warm heart and some very deep laughs.
May 12, 2016
Despite its provocative title, How to Plan an Orgy in a Small Town isn't particularly sexy. More troubling, it's not very funny either.
May 12, 2016
Thematically sweet-natured and narratively salacious, How To Plan An Orgy In A Small Town feels caught between rom-com formula and envelope-pushing debauchery, opting instead for a decent yet inescapably dull middle ground.
May 12, 2016
The performances are really plain, it feels like every character is stuck in a permanent state that can't be changed. [Full review in Spanish]
May 12, 2016
All of this is sporadically funny and cheerfully tasteless in its low-budget way, but it's also unevenly acted, a bit overlong and never quite as daring as it seems to want to be.
May 12, 2016
It's pretty remarkable how so many good actors can be in such a sub-par unfunny situation comedy.
May 9, 2016
The ingenuity of writer-director Jeremy LaLonde's film ends with its title.