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Dark Horse Review

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4.5

Dave White Profile

Darker, darkest, and whatever comes after that. Read full review

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Critics scores range from 0 to 100, with higher scores indicating more favorable reviews.

  • 4.0
    66

    out of 100

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  • 50

    out of 100

    Entertainment Weekly Owen Gleiberman

    Fourteen years after "Happiness," why is director Todd Solondz still mucking around with the sort of idiot neurotic dweeb who makes George Costanza look like George Clooney?

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  • 50

    out of 100

    The Hollywood Reporter Todd McCarthy

    Never less than watchable and loaded with trademark negativity so extreme it's sometimes funny, the new film is nonetheless saddled with a protagonist so narrowly and unlikably presented that, in the end, he doesn't seem worth the time devoted to him.

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  • 75

    out of 100

    Chicago Tribune Michael Phillips

    It's a Solondz film; it's a given. Abe may deserve all that comes to him, but the question of how he got this way sustains the picture, against all odds.

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  • 88

    out of 100

    Chicago Sun-Times Roger Ebert

    Someone like Abe could only prevail through the powers of denial and optimistic wishing, and Solondz makes that happen, as the film gradually slips into fantasy.

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