Americatown (2011)

Godspeed, and welcome to Americatown, home to Head Mountain, Letter Sign on the Hill, and Giant Gap in Earth. Celebrated for locally made aboveground cars, an almost infinite variety of breakfast cereals and unbridled, bald-faced greatness,… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: January 7, 2011
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Eric Kohn

...reeks of amateurism. Yet despite all odds working against it, director Kenneth Price's second feature with the Wilmington-based comedy group Superkiiiids! sustains a uniquely goofy charm.

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Michael Atkinson
Village Voice

The vibe rarely expands beyond dozy Comedy Central skits sprinkled with ironic cliches rather than jokes, 99 percent earnest slo-mo quirk and 1 percent funky non sequitur.

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Ronnie Scheib

Strictly for fans of free-form, DIY hit-or-miss humor (and those who prefer a miss to a hit), pic complacently parades its alienated amateurism in the mistaken belief that half a gag is better than none.

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Glenn Heath Jr.
Slant Magazine

Has the look and feel of an amateurish student production, and all of the ridiculously outlandish performances do nothing to offset this impression.

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Jeannette Catsoulis
New York Times

This bizarre sort-of satire featuring insane characters doing incomprehensible things might be forgivable if it were even mildly amusing. It's not.

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