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Brian Orndorf
March 28, 2013
Wrong, despite its off-putting opening scene, carries itself in a bright, curious manner that encourages deeper investigation into Dolph's seriously messed-up week of misfortune.
Full Review | Original Score: B
Matthew Odam
Austin American-Statesman
March 28, 2013
The story wanders at times and includes interludes that feel like non sequiturs even for a movie hinged on such absurdities, but Dupieux, with the help of Plotnick, has created a unique world of soft chaos and goofy humor.
Full Review | Original Score: B
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Tasha Robinson
AV Club
March 28, 2013
There's a sly brilliance to the way Dupieux responds to audience expectation by repeatedly, pointedly violating Chekhov's Law.
Full Review | Original Score: B-
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Ignatiy Vishnevetsky
Chicago Sun-Times
March 28, 2013
Composed of skit-like scenes and populated by gimmicky characters, the movie is flimsy, glib, and occasionally pretty funny.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
Matt Pais
March 28, 2013
It's a lot easier to like a stunt when a filmmaker brings more than one idea to a movie, whether or not those ideas have anything to do with each other.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
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Alan Scherstuhl
Village Voice
March 27, 2013
The film's heady buzz is invigorating, and there are substantial pleasures-and laughs-to be found in all its real-life-just-gone-sour strangeness.
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Andrew O'Hehir
March 26, 2013
As this wry, dry and glittering near-masterpiece proclaims, life is full of wrongness, but also full of mystery and wonder.
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Keith Uhlich
Time Out
March 26, 2013
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
Jesse Cataldo
Slant Magazine
March 25, 2013
It doesn't seem to have any pretensions beyond the regimented unveiling of a parade of odd occurrences, plodding along under the banner of absurdity.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
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William Goss
MSN Movies
March 21, 2013
Those on its perpetually absurd wavelength should soon find themselves left in fits of giggles.
Harvey S. Karten
March 18, 2013
"Wrong" makes the point that people cannot communicate, not an original idea or more than a mildly amusing pic, but Jack Plotnick turns in solid deadpan performance.
Full Review | Original Score: B-
October 30, 2012
I'm a sucker for humor of the weird and it hit me just right - but it also feels like Dupieux may be painting himself into a corner if he doesn't try something drastically different next time.
Chase Whale
September 27, 2012
Writer/director/composer/editor/cinematographer/auteur/weirdo Quentin Dupieux is a guy who pulls the mat right out from under the Hollywood norm and takes bold and colorful chances
Full Review | Original Score: B+
Rob Hunter
Film School Rejects
September 24, 2012
Movies need more than non sequiturs, gags and nonsense, and it's there where Dupieux fails his film and the audience.
Full Review | Original Score: C-
Eric D. Snider
May 18, 2012
Wrong is what would happen if Charlie Kaufman, David Lynch, and Samuel Beckett had a baby, then left it to be raised by crackheads who had gone to film school.
Full Review | Original Score: B
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John DeFore
Hollywood Reporter
February 10, 2012
The search for a missing dog leads to weird discoveries in surreal semi-comedy.
Chris Bumbray
JoBlo's Movie Emporium
February 3, 2012
WRONG melted my brain into ice cream. And I loved it.
Full Review | Original Score: 8/10
Fred Topel
February 1, 2012
Being awesome is the only reason it needs, but Dupieux keeps coming at situations from an angle that bears reflection.
Full Review | Original Score: 7 out of 10
Kate Erbland
Film School Rejects
January 26, 2012
Wrong will be a hysterical joy in the right hands.
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Dennis Harvey
January 24, 2012
It doesn't take long for the absurdist humor to pall among a pileup of nonsensical ideas that would be funnier if grounded in a less hazy concept.
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