Chris Nashawaty
November 06, 2009 AT 05:00 AM EST

Splinterheads

type
Movie
Current Status
In Season
mpaa
Unrated
runtime
94 minutes
Limited Release Date
11/06/09
performer
Thomas Middleditch, Rachael Taylor, Christopher McDonald, Lea Thompson
director
Brant Sersen
author
Brant Sersen
genre
Comedy

We gave it an B-

If good intentions mattered, writer-?director Brant Sersen’s small-town indie about an awkward Seth Meyers look-alike (Thomas Middleditch) falling for a cool, tattooed carny girl (Rachael Taylor) would get an A. But Splinterheads, which aims to be a quirkier Adventureland, never rises above mildly amusing. A supporting cast of oddballs (Jason Mantzoukas’ intense magician The Amazing Steve) and a few familiar faces (hey, Lea Thompson!) aren’t enough to keep you from forgetting about the movie the second you walk out of the theater. B-

See all of this week’s reviews

Scroll down for trailer

You May Like

Comments

EDIT POST