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Splinterheads (2009) 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… 2009-11-06 Unrated PT94M Comedy Thomas Middleditch Rachael Taylor Christopher McDonald Lea Thompson
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Splinterheads (2009)

MPAA Rating: Unrated

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Rachael Taylor, Splinterheads | Pole Position Rachael Taylor is the tattooed love interest in Splinterheads
Pole Position Rachael Taylor is the tattooed love interest in Splinterheads
EW's GRADE
B-

Details Limited Release: Nov 06, 2009; Rated: Unrated; Length: 94 Minutes; Genre: Comedy; With: Thomas Middleditch and Rachael Taylor

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-

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Originally posted Nov 04, 2009 Published in issue #1075 Nov 13, 2009 Order article reprints