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Small Time Review

Other Critics provided by Metacritic.com

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

  • 3.0
    53

    out of 100

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

  • 50

    out of 100

    Village Voice Zachary Wigon

    The film isn't without mirth and charm... But as Surnow steers into serious waters, the direction of the storytelling becomes increasingly misguided.

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  • 60

    out of 100

    Variety

    The narrative becomes more tenuous the deeper it strays into drama.

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  • 60

    out of 100

    The Hollywood Reporter Frank Scheck

    The writer-director’s affection for his characters — the script is loosely autobiographical -- is both palpable and infectious.

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  • 70

    out of 100

    Los Angeles Times Betsy Sharkey

    Don't let the title of this indie gem fool you, Small Time has humor and heart big time.

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  • 70

    out of 100

    The New York Times Stephen Holden

    Small Time is agreeably sentimental meat-and-potatoes fare with strong dashes of humor, executed with a sincerity that’s hard to resist.

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