Bert and Arnie's Guide to Friendship
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Bert and Arnie's Guide to Friendship
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 sexually repressed author and Arnie Hubert (Stephen Schneider - NBC's "Best Friends Forever"), a no-nonsense executive and unabashed ladies man. When Bert discovers that Arnie is sleeping with his wife, this modern day odd couple are launched into a journey filled with comedy, romance and ultimately, friendship. Anna Chlumsky ("My Girl",… More
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Rotten Tomatoes Score: 33%

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"All this transpires in scenes that play more like skits, though some are pretty funny."
‑ Farran Smith Nehme, New York Post
"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..."
‑ Mark Bell, Film Threat
"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."
‑ Neil Genzlinger, New York Times
"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."
‑ Christopher Schobert, The Playlist
"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."
‑ Andrew Schenker, Village Voice
"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."
‑ Frank Lovece, Film Journal International
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