Choose Connor
Choose Connor (2008)

A politically savvy 15-year-old learns the true nature of politics after accepting the position of youth campaign spokesman for a determined congressman in the feature directorial debut of 20-year-old actor-turned-director Luke Eberl. When… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Genre: Drama
Release Date: January 13, 2009
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Critic Score: 43% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
John Anderson
Washington Post

It's a film that works through guilelessness and cynicism.

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Lou Lumenick
New York Post

Overlong, obvious and indifferently acted.

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Bob Strauss
Los Angeles Daily News

Stranger things, no doubt, do happen. But ambitious, intelligent Eberl needed more mature storytelling skills to make Choose Connor seem plausible.

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Kevin Thomas
Los Angeles Times

Luke Eberl's Choose Connor is a real stunner, an unusual coming-of-age story that packs a wallop in unexpected ways.

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Jeannette Catsoulis
New York Times

Choose Connor, a jaundiced look at political power and moral turpitude, draws you in by creeping you out.

Eric Henderson
Slant Magazine

An upstart thriller about a young man's initiation into politics and life, Choose Connor is not coincidentally getting a theatrical release during an election that will likely mark an old man's exit from both politics and life.

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Ronnie Scheib
Variety

Whether or not one buys into pic's vision of government as irreversibly corrupt, the leap from the general to the specific registers as unconvincing at best.

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Anna King
Time Out New York

For reasons that are unclear, Choose Connor seems to both court relevance and avoid it, lapsing into allegory at inopportune moments.

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John P. McCarthy
Boxoffice Magazine

At numerous points, you suspect the low-budget project has been conceived and executed by middle-schoolers.

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