The Death of Dick Long Reviews

October 4, 2019
A lovely film about what you do when you've done something that is unforgivable.
September 27, 2019
You may not like where the movie takes you, but damn if you won't enjoy the ride.
Top Critic
September 26, 2019
Dick Long often doesn't seem to know what it's doing from scene to scene, and it's hard to say if that's by design.
September 26, 2019
You can feel your brain melting away as you watch it, and that's not always a bad sensation.
September 26, 2019
[I]t is probably best seen with zero foreknowledge.
September 26, 2019
Indie moviegoers looking for an off-road excursion likely to trigger more than a few exhortations of "oh no" - as both laughs and gasps - could turn this Death into something with cult life.
September 26, 2019
With "The Death of Dick Long," Daniel Scheinert proves himself just good enough a filmmaker to earn the attention he's courting.
September 26, 2019
There are easy laughs here... But the film is also surprisingly willing, at times, to confront its more troubling themes... to a degree that is almost offputtingly uncomfortable. That's not what's wrong with [it] but what's right about it.
September 26, 2019
"The Death of Dick Long," until it meanders into a semisincere dramatic dimension, manages to pack in a good number of laughs for a significant amount of time.
September 26, 2019
For a half hour, the filmmakers really seem on to something, and then slowly the life seeps out of it, and we're left with a tedious, pointless exercise.
September 25, 2019
At its best, "The Death of Dick Long" has a similar deadpan appeal and grim humor of "Fargo." There's no wood chipper but what replaces it is equally disturbing.
February 6, 2019
As shocking as its revelations may be, the pic builds through close calls and nervous laughs to a single modest observation: "People sure are inscrutable on their insides, huh?"
February 1, 2019
It subverts expectations with gratifying results indicative of shrewd storytelling at work.