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Skills Like This Reviews

May 8, 2009
It'll be intriguing to see where Miranda goes from here.
Read More | Original Score: B-
April 17, 2009
Director Miranda shows real skill here.
Read More | Original Score: 2.5/4
April 10, 2009
Overall, it's less clever than [director] Miranda seems to think.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
April 3, 2009
Energetic if incoherent.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/5
April 2, 2009
Miranda, a busy and successful director of commercials, shoots it all with slick economy and efficiency.
Read More | Original Score: 2.5/4
March 30, 2009
Berger appears to be a potential breakout talent, turning a character who could be endlessly irritating into an oddly charming, self-effacing rogue.
March 20, 2009
Berger and director Monty Miranda would have been better off concentrating on the Max-Lucy love affair and Max's nonviolent, petty crimes instead of throwing in Max's two best buddies and their efforts to reinvent themselves.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
March 20, 2009
Skills Like This gazes indulgently on 20-something aimlessness and the comfort of assigned roles. In Mr. Miranda's hands sloth can be more appealing than you might think.
Read More | Original Score: 3/5
March 19, 2009
The movie devolves into a series of increasingly pat, ill-thought-out setpieces, presided over by a hero who can't really sell sincerity while he's sporting three-day stubble and a massive jewfro.
Read More | Original Score: C-
March 18, 2009
Monty Miranda's fantasy for slackers sometimes slips into toilet-humor stupidity, but thanks to a knack for ingenious absurdity, Skills Like These is just ridiculous enough to be charming.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/6
March 17, 2009
Skills thinks it's far more magically whimsical than it really is.
February 10, 2009
Likable but lightweight 2007 slacker comedy Skills Like This coasts on laid-back absurdist rhythms as three twentysomething pals scramble to redefine themselves in the wake of one's self-affirming discovery of his talents as a thief.