Bickford Shmeckler's Cool Ideas
Bickford Shmeckler's Cool Ideas (2006)

Reclusive college freshman Bickford Schmeckler (Patrick Fugit) is a virtual fountain of cool ideas, and he records every single one of them in his prized, steel-bound notebook. When the notebook is stolen by hedonistic sorority girl Sarah… More

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Rated: R
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Genre: Comedy
Release Date: August 7, 2007
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Critic Score: 50% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
David Cornelius
eFilmCritic.com

It's the sort of small-scale comedy that invites multiple viewings.

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Eric D. Snider
EricDSnider.com

The film's early momentum wears off, and we realize the movie's not as amusing or entertaining as it wants to be.

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Sean Axmaker
MSN.com

What should be the American Pie of college genius comedies suffers from a lack of imagination and an absence of impudence...

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Marrit Ingman
Austin Chronicle

Bickford is an assured first feature for former Beacon Pictures exec Lew, with a winning cast and an infectious spirit.

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Luke Y. Thompson
New Times

Director Scott Lew is not without his own cool ideas (having Reno 911's Ben Garant and Thomas Lennon play campus cops is genius), but his focus is all over the place

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Scott Weinberg
eFilmCritic.com

Packing quite a bit of wit, wisdom, craziness, and creativity into its slick-looking and efficient frame, Bickford Schmeckler's Cool Ideas is a bizarrely charming little diversion.

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Flixster Audience Score: 54% Flixster User Reviews
Dead Angel
What the hell was this all about? A book that can make you ....!!! This is so eff-ed up.
Shawn Montague
a little slow, but still entertaining and a great story.
Lewis C.
"You killed her? No! How?! With a butcher's knife?!" Disaffected college student Bickford Shmeckler (Patrick Fugit) has filled a book with his… More
Chosen 718
Cool comedy with a good cast and performances.
Coxxie Mild Sauce
movies like this really make me want to vomit at the sight of the tiny "comedy (yes, comedy) central logo at the bottom right corner. why doth thou show… More
Jason Reneau
Hilarious and Smart! Patrick Fugit gives another great performance, and a really great supporting cast makes this a really great movie.