Lansdown (2002)

Tom Zuber makes his film debut with the low-budget crime comedy Lansdown, which seems to be inspired by the work of the Coen brothers (especially Fargo). Uptight New Jersey lawyer Jake Jorgenson (Paul Shields) has hired the shifty Gusaf… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: March 25, 2003
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Critic Score: 38% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Kirk Honeycutt
Hollywood Reporter

Everyone's comic imagination runs out way too early.

Brent Simon
Entertainment Today

A well-crafted, beautifully composed budget gem [that] sets it sights on the thin veneer of poise and professionalism we associate with the white-collar world.

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Steve Rhodes
Internet Reviews

A very promising first effort by writer/director Tom Zuber and his first-time cast and crew.

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Dan Fienberg
L.A. Weekly

At 80 minutes, Lansdown still feels padded, visually lazy.

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Tim Cogshell
Boxoffice Magazine

Zuber's clever debut feature is a noir/thriller with comedic flair. It is, in fact, darkly hysterical.

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Kevin Crust
Los Angeles Times

Though there's a thin noir line between lust and hate, Lansdown delivers nothing to stir the passions of filmgoers one way or the other.

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Luke Y. Thompson
New Times

Mom always said if you don't have anything nice to say, don't say it. So, um, Lansdown has a pretty good score by Atli Orvarsson

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