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Finishing the Game Review

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1.0

Dave White Profile

… anti-funny … Read full review

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

  • 3.0
    46

    out of 100

    Metascore®
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    critic review scores.

  • 25

    out of 100

    Entertainment Weekly Owen Gleiberman

    The film completely misses what should have been its real target -- the filming of Game of Death, a martial-arts campfest worthy of Edward D. Wood Jr.

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  • 40

    out of 100

    Los Angeles Times

    Only intermittently funny at best, but mostly full of dead air, the film is a let-down on both fronts.

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  • 40

    out of 100

    Village Voice

    By setting the film in a deliberately distanced '70s, writer-director Justin Lin gets the benefit of looking-back-in-superiority.

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  • 40

    out of 100

    The New York Times Jeannette Catsoulis

    A faux documentary grounded in ethnicity and mired in absurdity, Finishing the Game is a terrific idea still waiting to be fashioned into a real movie.

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  • 60

    out of 100

    The Hollywood Reporter

    The ensemble cast members play well off one another, particularly Fan as the self-absorbed Bruce Lee wannabe and Lynn in the role of the monumentally ignorant casting director.

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