LOL
LOL (2006)

The constant need to be plugged in and connected threatens to crash the real-life operating system of three technologically obsessed twentysomethings in director Joe Swanberg's humorous meditation on the relationship between man and… More

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Rated: PG-13
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Release Date: August 28, 2007
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V.A. Musetto
New York Post

Joe Swanberg -- who directed, edited, lensed, co-wrote and played one of the lovelorn characters -- has done wonders with a nothing budget and a personable cast of nonprofessional actors.

Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

A somewhat diverting tragicomic low-budget (supposedly made for $3,000) indie.

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Maitland McDonagh
TV Guide's Movie Guide

Scruffy, loosely structured and piercingly perceptive about the ways in which technology that supposedly brings people together actually keeps them apart.

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Nathan Lee
New York Times

The inability to connect in a hyper-wired world is old news given fresh voice in this tragicomic indie about the way we live.

Nick Schager
Lessons of Darkness

[The film] captures relatable 21st-century truths in small, excruciating moments.

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Ed Gonzalez
Slant Magazine

The film has the quality of something tended to by many affectionate hands, a houseplant that blooms slightly more than it sags.

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Joshua Land
Village Voice

The movie is unusually attentive to the ironies of communications technology: Note the subtle but definite awkwardness that creeps into the conversation after a prospective girlfriend casually tells Alex that she only checks her e-mail once a week.

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Karina Longworth
Cinematical

If Kissing On The Mouth wanted to remind us that sex is something that happens in the real world, LOL wants to show us how and why it doesn't.

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Scott Weinberg
eFilmCritic.com

LOL makes a pretty solid case that, despite our being able to reach anybody at any time, most of us still lack the ability to really 'reach' anyone at all.

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