Bert and Arnie's Guide to Friendship
Bert and Arnie's Guide to Friendship (2013)

Helmed by first time director, Jeff Kaplan, "Bert and Arnie's Guide to Friendship" follows the romantic misadventures of Bert Sheering (Matt Oberg - Comedy Central's "Ugly Americans"), a sophisticated, yet… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Genre: Comedy
Release Date: June 21, 2013
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Critic Score: 33% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Farran Smith Nehme
New York Post

All this transpires in scenes that play more like skits, though some are pretty funny.

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Mark Bell
Film Threat

Stephen Schneider's Arnie is that guy who says and does the wrong thing at almost every turn, and yet somehow is ridiculously successful at what he does...

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Neil Genzlinger
New York Times

If you're watching this film and waiting for something funny or insightful to come along to assuage your annoyance, you'll wait a long time.

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Christopher Schobert
The Playlist

The fact that Bert and Arnie has a few laughs, some nice performances and does not beat the viewer over the head with a slapstick-lead-pipe means it is a film worthy of respect.

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Andrew Schenker
Village Voice

Enjoyment of Jeff Kaplan's film will vary given your capacity to simultaneously laugh and wink at the hijinks of two of the least palatable characters to share screen time in recent years.

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Frank Lovece
Film Journal International

Even with a well-constructed story, a comedy is so hard for a newcomer to pull off that it can still fail by not getting laughs. And this indie comedy doesn't even have a well-constructed story.

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