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Leah Churner
Austin Chronicle
March 29, 2013
Have you ever been stuck at a party talking to a guy who thinks he's a comic genius?
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/5
Top Critic
March 29, 2013
In Wrong, reality and the world of the film will regularly upend themselves; it's never quite reliably clear, though, that these inexplicable events are happening for a purpose.
Violet Lucca
Film Comment Magazine
June 14, 2013
Wrong wears out its welcome even at 94 minutes.
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
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-
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David Lewis
San Francisco Chronicle
March 29, 2013
Dupieux has to be applauded for creating a unique universe, but sometimes he seems stuck in it - to the point where we feel we're not always in on the joke.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
Robert Levin
March 28, 2013
There's off-kilter style to spare: empty frames, heightened sterile imagery and mannered performances. But there's nothing below the surface that we haven't seen before.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
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Nicolas Rapold
New York Times
March 28, 2013
It would take a firmer hand to right this "Wrong."
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
Brian Gibson
Vue Weekly (Edmonton, Canada)
July 11, 2013
Apart from arousing fitful curiosity, this stretch of surrealism yawns into an arid expanse of flat quirkiness. Meanders between torquing noir clichés and drifting through a funhouse-mirror-maze of SoCal conventions. Little strange poetry emerges.
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Keith Uhlich
Time Out
March 26, 2013
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
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Linda Barnard
Toronto Star
April 18, 2013
Dupieux makes the viewer work for it with Wrong. And it's not always worth the effort ...
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
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Mark Olsen
Los Angeles Times
March 28, 2013
Dupieux's absurdism is simply muddled, masking the fact he doesn't really have much to say.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
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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.
Kimber Myers
The Playlist
August 13, 2013
The whole film feels a bit like a dream after a late-night burrito, leaving you wondering if moments in the film actually happened, particularly when mulling over it the next day.
Full Review | Original Score: B
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+
Matt Donato
We Got This Covered
March 31, 2013
I'll happily jump aboard the "Why Not" train that Quentin Dupieux so emphatically conducts yet again for Wrong, another delightfully absurd film that so many viewers will wrongfully, but understandably, hate.
Full Review | Original Score: 8/10
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
Chris Sawin
March 29, 2013
With all of its robe mocking, its pet kidnapping service, its squeaky turkey dog toys, and most of all its turd memories, Wrong is one of the most unique films you'll ever sit through.
Full Review | Original Score: 6/10
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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.
Kate Erbland
Film School Rejects
January 26, 2012
Wrong will be a hysterical joy in the right hands.
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