Supporting Characters
Supporting Characters (2013)

Best friends Nick (Alex Karpovsky, "Girls") and Darryl (co-writer Tarik Lowe) are a New York film editing duo hired to salvage a botched comedy from a manic director (Kevin Corrigan, PINEAPPLE EXPRESS) gone AWOL. But what starts… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Genre: Comedy
Release Date: June 24, 2013
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Lou Lumenick
New York Post

Offers a few laughs, all served up on eyeball-gougingly ugly digital video.

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Mike D'Angelo
AV Club

Supporting Characters tends to meander pleasantly from scene to scene, relying on the testy rapport between its two lead actors.

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Jaime N. Christley
Slant Magazine

Glides from a mildly off-putting opening across several scenes that waver between sitcom superficiality and sudden, unexpected gusts of feeling.

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Stephen Holden
New York Times

This well-acted film captures a generational and occupational sliver of New York life that rings true.

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Nick Schager
Time Out New York

[A] modest but surprisingly deft indie ...

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Elizabeth Weitzman
New York Daily News

Schechter made the whole thing for about $50,000, without any A-list names. And yet it's sharper and more entertaining than most of the movies to come out this month at 10 times the budget - or well beyond.

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Andrew Schenker
Village Voice

In its sharply etched sketches of personal and professional frissons, Supporting Characters belies the modesty of both its lo-fi setup and its self-effacing title.

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