The Mini
The Mini (2007)

A dejected futon salesman competes with a cocky co-worker to win a mini-marathon and score a coveted assistant manager position in the store where they both work. Fran Molon specializes in futons, but everyone in his small town has their… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Genre: Comedy
Release Date: May 11, 2010
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Adam Tobias
Watertown Daily Times

Overlooking low production values and shaky performances from unknown actors is one thing, but when you put together a comedy that isn't particularly funny, then we have a big problem.

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Bill Gibron
PopMatters

This is a movie that is out to forge comedy out of character and creative situations, a feat few in today's shock jock realm fully understand.

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Mark R. Leeper
rec.arts.movies.reviews

The film takes some patience, but the comic style does eventually kick in.

Rob Humanick
Projection Booth

Goes a long way on performances alone, which are among the most spot-on archetypal comedic renderings I've seen in years.

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Tony Macklin
tonymacklin.net

The Mini has some stylistic grace, and obviously is a work of heart and soul. But Beck left his wit out of it -- and that's the rub.

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Betty Jo Tucker
ReelTalk Movie Reviews

Filled with colorful small-town characters who definitely grow on you as the movie progresses, 'The Mini' reminds me of 'Napoleon Dynamite,' another indie gem.

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Christian Toto
What Would Toto Watch?

This micro-indie has a full-sized heart and enough humor to make its scale immaterial

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James Plath
Movie Metropolis

Despite its flaws, there's something likeable about The Mini. . . . If I were to run afoul of the law and the judge ordered me to watch the same movie for a year, I'd choose The Mini over Clerks.

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