Roger Dodger Reviews

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December 30, 2006
July 22, 2003
May 28, 2003
January 16, 2003
A fascinating, uneven first feature from the young writer-director Dylan Kidd.
January 3, 2003
We journey from appreciating Roger as the ideal over-drinks conversationalist to someone we would cross the street to avoid.
December 5, 2002
Scott's low-key portrayal makes Roger interesting.
November 18, 2002
Roger is not a character we are really meant to like, but how much one likes this movie may ultimately depend on the extent to which you are able to remain in the same room with him.
November 15, 2002
Doesn't really add up to much.
November 15, 2002
Roger Dodger is an impressive first-time effort by Dylan Kidd, the director and writer. But like the teen in the movie who is trying to lose his virginity, the film never quite scores.
November 9, 2002
Even at its grimmest, the movie hums along, thanks to the edgy, hand-held, on-the-fly cinematography and the snappy performances.
November 8, 2002
An exciting debut from promising, and fairly disturbed, young director/screenwriter Dylan Kidd.
November 8, 2002
Watching Roger at work isn't always pleasant, but it's one of the year's most mesmerizing sights.
November 7, 2002
You won't like Roger, but you will quickly recognize him. And that's a big part of why we go to the movies.
November 6, 2002
The terrific and bewilderingly underrated Campbell Scott gives a star performance that is nothing short of mesmerizing.
November 5, 2002
Nice piece of work.
November 1, 2002
A sophisticated but intriguingly toxic comedy of manners.
November 1, 2002
A refreshingly unsentimental education.
November 1, 2002
A clever, exceptionally well-written film.
November 1, 2002
A skillfully made but ultimately annoying drama.
November 1, 2002
An unusually smartly written and performed American independent film.
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