Slackers Reviews

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February 1, 2018
For Mamie Van Doren's, think Harold and Maude with no humanity. For the whole picture, think American Pie with no laughs.
July 19, 2007
It's several good jokes, a whole lot of character development and some skilled direction away from crossing the line from moronic to crudely inspired.
August 1, 2003
...should have been a lot better.
May 20, 2003
This may be a vaguely gratifying rent someday if you are intrigued with Schwartzman's early movies. He'll surely be around for a while.
March 10, 2003
The less said about this, the better.
February 13, 2003
You really have to wonder how on earth anyone, anywhere could have thought they'd make audiences guffaw with a script as utterly diabolical as this.
February 8, 2003
Isn't it a pity when the best words a film critic can say about a movie are 'not an absolute bomb'?
January 20, 2003
Calculated swill.
December 8, 2002
Ultimately as generic as its title.
October 30, 2002
It's elevated into watchability thanks to the presence of Jason Schwartzman and some inspired off-the-wall moments amongst the smutty gags.
October 15, 2002
There is so much wrong with Slackers, it may be more efficient simply to point out the one acceptable ingredient: Jason Schwartzman.
August 27, 2002
Its effect could appeal only to hardcore masochists: you pay it $9.50 and it spends the next two-hours laughing at how dumb you are.
August 22, 2002
Going with this title is about as original as calling the movie Animal Houses.
July 9, 2002
Although not the best comedy in recent memory, it's not the worst either.
June 21, 2002
Asking serious questions about such movies usually is pointless, but how stupid do director Dewey Nicks and writer David H. Steinberg think women are?
June 13, 2002
There's nothing new or particularly memorable about it to make the effort stand out from the batch, but its up there with most efforts of the type.
May 26, 2002
This bafflingly uninteresting, unfunny movie is very much not to be compared with superior films like Richard Linklater's Slacker or Kevin Smith's Clerks.
May 14, 2002
Not so much a movie as an unpleasant presence that sits on the screen.
May 6, 2002
When Sawa and King take centre stage, interest drops.
April 17, 2002
A painful experience heightened by disappointing performances from a talented cast
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