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Super Capers Reviews

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Pete Hammond
Boxoffice Magazine
March 20, 2009
Too much of the time though is wasted with moronic shenanigans and B-level acting by a cast that was obviously hired because they were affordable.
Full Review | Original Score: 1/5
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Tim Grierson
L.A. Weekly
March 19, 2009
A witless send-up of pop-culture detritus like light sabers, Batmobiles and "Hasta la vista, baby."
Keith Cohen
Entertainment Spectrum
March 20, 2009
The movie's only strength is the fabulous comic book/MAD magazine cartoon imagery by humorous illustrator Tom Richmond.
Full Review | Original Score: 1/4
Avi Offer
NYC Movie Guru
March 23, 2009
Even if you manage to suspend your disbelief and to check your brain at the door, Super Capers still feels lazy, dull, painfully juvenile and void of any real thrills, laughs or even unintentionally funny moments.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.0/10
Nick Schager
Slant Magazine
March 19, 2009
Super Capers doesn't ever come close to justifying its existence.
Full Review | Original Score: 0/4
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Kyle Smith
New York Post
March 20, 2009
Featuring the production values of a commercial for a local used-car dealership in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, Super Capers is a pathetic grab bag of spoofs.
Full Review | Original Score: 0/4
S. Jhoanna Robledo
Common Sense Media
March 20, 2009
Superhero comedy is age appropriate but only so-so.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
Frank Ochieng
Movie Eye
April 16, 2009
[A] woefully toothless send-up of superhero silliness. Indeed, Super Capers is in need of its own creative rescuing.
Full Review| Original Score: 1.5/4
Graham Killeen
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
March 19, 2009
Nothing here works.
Full Review | Original Score: 1/4
MaryAnn Johanson
Flick Filosopher
March 22, 2009
[B]rutally stupid... consistently mistakes wholesale theft -- from beloved geek favorites from Star Wars to Back to the Future to The Matrix -- for creative cleverness...
Dan Lybarger
May 1, 2009
Slower than a glacier at the South Pole. More powerful than the strongest insomnia cure. Able to empty theaters with a single frame. It's a turkey! It's a Hindenburg! It's Super Capers!
Full Review | Original Score: 0/5
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Nathan Lee
New York Times
March 20, 2009
Intended as a campy riff on comic-book antics, Super Capers is instead a monumental negative achievement: a super catastrophe.
Full Review | Original Score: .5/5
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Gary Goldstein
Los Angeles Times
March 20, 2009
Super Capers begins as a campy tribute to comic book heroes and their 1960s and '70s TV incarnations, but quickly descends into an ineptly paced, toothless lampoon of sci-fi and fantasy films.
Full Review | Original Score: 1.5/5
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Joe Williams
St. Louis Post-Dispatch
March 19, 2009
You'd have to have X-ray vision to find a semblance of a plot here, yet you'd have to be blind to overlook the cheapness of the special effects and the ineptitude of the direction.
| Original Score: 1/4
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Michael Rechtshaffen
Hollywood Reporter
March 19, 2009
This first feature by Ray Griggs wears its Mad Magazine influences like a badge of honor but fails to round up enough laughs to save the day.
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March 20, 2009
A bizarrely misguided attempt to revive -- and spoof -- the classic B-movie, Super Capers is the kind of experience that makes you want your 93 minutes back.
Robert W. Butler
Kansas City Star
March 20, 2009
The first 10 minutes of this mirthless mess was interminable, and it didn't get any better. I'd feel cheated if I'd rented this one from the red box at Mickey D's.
| Original Score: 0/4
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