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Weirdsville Reviews

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Josh Bell
Las Vegas Weekly
January 31, 2008
Neither as funny nor as serious as it ought to be.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
Richard Matthews
Total Film
November 14, 2007
The script has the substance and the slacker leads have the chemistry, but the execution fumbles the tourniquet, failing to find any rich vein of wackiness.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
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Peter Howell
Toronto Star
October 12, 2007
You don't have to be stoned to watch Allan Moyle's latest small-town escapade, but it might help.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
Rob Humanick
Slant Magazine
October 15, 2007
Like a joint that waits to kick in until after Dumbo's pink elephant dream sequence has already unraveled.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
Anthony Quinn
Independent (UK)
November 16, 2007
It's wacky, it's zany, it's loopy, it's freaky, it's daffy - but alas, not the most important one, which is "funny".
Full Review | Original Score: 1/5
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David Jenkins
Time Out
November 14, 2007
The paper-thin characters make it feel less like a rounded feature and more like a TV pilot with the promise of more adventures to come.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/6
Matt Kelemen
Las Vegas CityLife
March 17, 2008
If there was more vision on the front end, with more thought put into shot composition and less adherence to trendy, attention-deficit filmmaking, Weirdsville might have been an innovative indie gem
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Chuck Wilson
L.A. Weekly
October 18, 2007
I kept wishing for a rewrite that sent the Satanists packing and pulled the love story hiding within Wennekers' script to the fore.
Kevin Williamson
Jam! Movies
October 12, 2007
A second-rate Trainspotting.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
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Stephen Farber
Hollywood Reporter
September 10, 2007
The film jumps around following the misadventures of the characters, and the whole enterprise comes to be frenetic and convoluted rather than pleasingly impudent.
Eric Lurio
Entertainment Insiders
October 13, 2007
Yes, parts of it are actually funny, and there are plenty of giggles throughout, but everything seems like it was done paint-by-numbers.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
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G. Allen Johnson
San Francisco Chronicle
October 19, 2007
One of the most unlikable films of the year.
Full Review | Original Score: 1/4

Daily Telegraph (UK)
November 16, 2007
Allan Moyle's stoner heist movie is a meandering dud.

Daily Mirror (UK)
November 16, 2007
Anarchic and low budget, make sure you take along your bong.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
Brian Orndorf
October 4, 2007
Moyle shows great control over most of Weirdsville, taking joy in Willem Wennekers's screenplay by submerging the action in accelerated colors and embracing the slapstick nature of it all.
Full Review | Original Score: B
Fairn Roberts
November 15, 2007
A quirky, amusing caper that shouldn't work, but somehow does.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
Jeffrey M. Anderson
Combustible Celluloid
October 18, 2007
I was laughing well into the film's third act, when most films stop being funny.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
Matt Glasby
November 15, 2007
A pleasingly gonzo black comedy pitched somewhere between Rosencrantz And Guildenstern Are Dead Stoned and Dude, Where's My Crack?
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
Jim Hemphill
October 5, 2007
Moyle is as deft a craftsman as ever, utilizing the widescreen frame to create a number of elegant, vibrantly colorful images that give the film a bright, bubbly energy in spite of the violence at its core.
| Original Score: 2.5/4
Rich Cline
Shadows on the Wall
August 18, 2007
This absurd crime odyssey has so much gonzo enthusiasm that it's impossible not to enjoy.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
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