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Whole New Thing Review

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2.0

Dave White Profile

… like a warm bowl of Cream of Wheat. Read full review

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

  • 3.0
    54

    out of 100

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

  • 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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  • 50

    out of 100

    Variety Dennis Harvey

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

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  • 60

    out of 100

    Los Angeles Times Kevin Thomas

    More satisfying than not, and it plays out credibly.

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  • 60

    out of 100

    The New York Times Stephen 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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