Seducing Charlie Barker
Seducing Charlie Barker (2011)

A sexy and ferociously funny Feature Film. Seducing Charlie Barker is a sad, hilarious, witty and right-on rendering of a talented but out of work New York actor, Charlie Barker, whose disenchantment with the surreal contradictions of show… More

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Rated: R
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Genre: Comedy
Release Date: December 9, 2011
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Critic Score: 56% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Jeannette Catsoulis
New York Times

An intermittently interesting but fatally clichéd comedy of personal and professional suicide.

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Mick LaSalle
San Francisco Chronicle

Everything about this movie feels right, from its sardonic score to its assured camera work and cutting.

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Chuck Bowen
Slant Magazine

Seducing Charlie Barker is a big so-what, but you leave wanting more Heather Gordon, who might be something in a more original movie.

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Frank Scheck
Hollywood Reporter

Astute show business satire packs a darkly comic punch.

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Moira MacDonald
Seattle Times

Suffers from a case of Haven't-I-Seen-This-Movie-Before-itis.

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David Noh
Film Journal International

Unaffecting central performance is a severe liability in this study of the Lower Depths descent of a New York actor.

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Brian Miller
Village Voice

In adapting her recent play The Scene, Theresa Rebeck can't find a consistent tone for her material or players.

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Karen D'Souza
Contra Costa Times

By the final frame, Charlie isn't the only one who gets his pants charmed off.

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Beverly Berning
culturevulture.net

Seducing Charlie Barker may have been made on a skimpy budget, but it's got everything a studio would pay big money for.

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