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The Wendell Baker Story Review

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2.5

Dave White Profile

It wishes it was as sweet and smart as Bottle Rocket Read full review

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  • 3.0
    44

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  • 42

    out of 100

    Entertainment Weekly Owen Gleiberman

    Feels like an attempt to rebottle the postmodern fizz of Wes Anderson's "Bottle Rocket." I wish instead they'd put a stopper in it.

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  • 60

    out of 100

    The Hollywood Reporter

    In large part the film succeeds, feeling like a good-natured throwback.

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  • 63

    out of 100

    USA Today Claudia Puig

    Directing seems to suit Luke, who also does some of his best work to date on screen.

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  • 70

    out of 100

    Variety Joe Leydon

    A loose-knit, character-driven comedy that percolates with good-vibe amusement, often earning industrial-strength guffaws with sneaky one-liners and tossed-off non-sequiturs.

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