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Sorry, Haters Reviews

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Lisa Kennedy
Denver Post
March 24, 2006
As the characters unravel -- and how -- so too does the movie.
Read More | Original Score: 2/4
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Michael Phillips
Chicago Tribune
March 18, 2006
A preposterous screwball psychological drama called Sorry, Haters, a film roughly as successful as the phrase 'screwball psychological drama' implies.
Read More | Original Score: 1.5/4
Phil Villarreal
Arizona Daily Star
March 8, 2006
Rather than lovers or haters, the film is most likely to find indifference from audiences.
Full Review| Original Score: 2/4
Chris Barsanti
Film Journal International
March 3, 2006
There are weighty subjects broached here ... but none is handled with any maturity or depth, simply tossed out there and swept away by an insulting and sadistic conclusion.
Nick Schager
Slant Magazine
February 7, 2006
To simply label Sorry, Haters misguided or preposterous is to undersell its out-of-its-gourd daffiness.
Full Review | Original Score: 1/4
Prairie Miller
WBAI Web Radio
May 4, 2007
A product of a younger, confused generation raised on a junk diet of corporate media propaganda and tabloid news substituting hip for history, it's distanced from any candid self-reflection, while demonizing women as the main source of global distress.
Mark R. Leeper
March 9, 2006
The idea could and previously has been done well, but here it makes for a thoroughly unpleasant film experience.
Full Review| Original Score: 5/10
Jeffrey M. Anderson
Combustible Celluloid
March 23, 2006
Ambitious but seriously confused social commentary.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
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Robert Koehler
March 1, 2006
A head-scratcher supreme -- not least for pondering what possibly attracted Robin Wright Penn to her intractable, impossible role -- Jeff Stanzler's Sorry, Haters is sorry indeed.
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Stephen Whitty
Newark Star-Ledger
March 1, 2006
The movie is so single-minded in those serious intentions -- to make us question who really are the extremists and who the victims -- that it twists its characters into knots and sends its plot in odd directions.
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Jan Stuart
March 1, 2006
Their puzzling behaviors are given a kind of a rationale before the film is over. But I didn't buy any of it for a second.
Read More | Original Score: 2/4
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Lisa Schwarzbaum
Entertainment Weekly
March 17, 2006
That Penn and Kechiche are so committed to their roles only makes writer-director Jeff Stanzler's film more of a conundrum.
Full Review | Original Score: C+
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John McMurtrie
San Francisco Chronicle
March 17, 2006
It's a well-meaning but ultimately feeble and misguided attempt to say something profound about the aftereffects of the 2001 attacks on New York.
Full Review | Original Score: 1.5/4
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Jeannette Catsoulis
New York Times
March 1, 2006
Plucking shamelessly on post-September 11 anxieties, Sorry, Haters follows the irrational involvement of a New York City cab driver and a disturbed fare.
Read More | Original Score: 1.5/5
Timothy Knight
March 3, 2006
Sorry, Haters fails to register as anything but a hollow piece of cinematic provocation.
Read More | Original Score: 1.5/4
Donald J. Levit
ReelTalk Movie Reviews
February 27, 2006
Far from the advertised 'anxiety of a city on edge,' this film does no more than sketch a sorry woman
Rob Thomas
Capital Times (Madison, WI)
April 13, 2006
Many audience members will likely be turned off by the film's bizarre ending. I'd defend it, solely on the grounds that it is the appropriate finish for the entire misbegotten mess.
Full Review| Original Score: 1.5/4
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V.A. Musetto
New York Post
March 3, 2006
A sorry mess.
Read More | Original Score: 1/4
Jon Popick
Planet Sick-Boy
September 24, 2005
The story, after being quite intriguing, becomes more and more of a letdown (and less and less believable) as the end draws closer.
March 1, 2006
By the time he unveils the final plot twist, his film has lost every shred of credibility.
Read More | Original Score: 2/4
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