Metacritic Movie Ratings
Whole New Thing Reviews

3.0

54

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.

  • 60

    out of 100

    Los Angeles TimesKevin Thomas

    More satisfying than not, and it plays out credibly.

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  • 60

    out of 100

    The New York TimesStephen Holden

    This movie is a more conventional, but also more believable, exploration of the potential cost of thumbing your nose at society.

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  • 50

    out of 100

    VarietyDennis Harvey

    "Thing" suffers the familiar curse of Canadian seriocomedy -- just nice enough in content and stylistically like a telepic.

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  • 30

    out of 100

    Village Voice

    Half-new at most, this "Running With Scissors"–type tale of a precocious, effeminate teen who gets hot for teacher while prepping for a life in the arts isn't evidently autobiographical. Neither is it funny--or poignant or insightful or remotely worth one's time.

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