Metacritic Movie Ratings
C.O.G. Reviews

3.0

60

out of 100

Metascore®
Mixed or average reviews
Based on a weighted average of all critic review scores.

A sample of reviews from critics across the country.

  • 80

    out of 100

    VarietyPeter Debruge

    The source material may be David Sedaris (this marks the first time the essayist has allowed one of his pieces to be adapted), but the tone couldn’t be more Kyle Patrick Alvarez, who once again steers auds to some gloriously uncomfortable places.

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  • 63

    out of 100

    Chicago TribuneMichael Phillips

    Modest and good-looking, the film starts as dark comedy and ends in pathos. Director Alvarez makes the Oregon scenery a character unto itself.

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  • 50

    out of 100

    The Hollywood ReporterDavid Rooney

    It’s not bad, but it’s ineffectual -- shuffling from one semi-satirical vignette to the next and then veering into soul-searching territory while generating only mild engagement.

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  • 40

    out of 100

    Village Voice

    What was very funny in print becomes serious and occasionally dour onscreen, with fewer laughs than you would expect from a Sedaris project.

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  • 40

    out of 100

    The New York TimesJeannette Catsoulis

    Despite smatterings of wit and a stable of skilled performers, C.O.G. struggles to find a consistent tone, its episodic structure veering from farcical to poignant to dangerously raw.

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