Say Uncle
Say Uncle (2006)

A gay artist and telemarketer with a special knack for getting along well with children discovers just how closed-minded the suburbs can be when he attempts to find happiness after losing his godson in writer/director Peter Paige's… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: September 5, 2006
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Critic Score: 17% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Lou Lumenick
New York Post

Laughless, pointless and downright creepy.

Michael Rechtshaffen
Hollywood Reporter

As written and portrayed by Paige, his protagonist comes across a lot less like an oddball, misunderstood naif than he does an irritatingly self-absorbed loser with some serious boundary issues.

David Noh
Film Journal International

Ultimately, Paul's plight is just not that interesting, and when the neighborhood stridently turns against him, the film veers into absurdity.

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Elizabeth Weitzman
New York Daily News

Ask yourself: If you saw an unknown, single man repeatedly approach kids in the park, would you be concerned? If so, you may not find Paul, and his unbalanced Peter Pan complex, quite as charming as Paige does.

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Richard Roeper
Ebert & Roeper

A movie that made my skin crawl.

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Don Willmott
Filmcritic.com

Frankly, I wouldn't want him touching my toddler.

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Jeannette Catsoulis
New York Times

A comedy about a suspected gay pedophile is something even Mel Brooks might balk at, but Say Uncle would have benefited from his ability to turn bad taste into good feature.

Kevin Thomas
Los Angeles Times

[Peter] Paige has created an engaging and insightful entertainment with considerably more substance than most small-budget, independent gay films.

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Frank Ochieng
Movie Eye

Paige's radical approach to this unsettling material tip toes in the echoes of dark absurdity. Say Uncle comes off as an irresponsible, unthinkable and creepy concoction

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