Answers to Nothing
Answers to Nothing (2011)

Against the backdrop of a missing girl case, lost souls throughout Los Angeles search for meaning and redemption and affect each other in ways they don't always see. -- (C) Roadside Attractions

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Rated: R
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Release Date: December 2, 2011
DVD Release Date: February 28, 2012
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Critic Score: 9% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Rafer Guzman

Nearly a dozen random themes and characters have been Scotch-taped together into a single mess.

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Lou Lumenick
New York Post

It begins with Dane Cook procuring sperm to impregnate his desperate wife with a little help from his mistress - and goes steadily downhill from there.

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Brent Simon

Reaches rather nakedly for early Paul Thomas Anderson territory, but the copped moves come off less as artful homage and more as the nervous half-formed duplications of a mentee who's left the nest too soon.

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Joe Neumaier
New York Daily News

An apt title that sadly recalls lesser ensemble pieces like "Playing by Heart," while wanting to be "Grand Canyon."

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Gary Goldstein
Los Angeles Times

There's a lack of real conclusiveness to many of the film's characters and situations.

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Dan Lybarger
KC Active

With his latest effort 'Answers to Nothing,' co-writer-director Matthew Leutwyler appears to have confused glum with profound.

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Amy Biancolli
San Francisco Chronicle

Any movie that calls itself Answers to Nothing ought to be 100 percent sure it's about something.

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Neil Genzlinger
New York Times

Some fine performances and an embrace of understatement make Matthew Leutwyler's oddly titled "Answers to Nothing" a respectable entry in the multiple-stories-that-interlock genre.

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Brian Orndorf

Some impassioned performances ease the flow of gloom, but it's a long, steady walk to the noose for a picture in dire need of Prozac and some fresh air.

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Walter M.
While Kate(Elizabeth Mitchell) waits patiently in a gynecologist's office for her husband Ryan(Dane Cook), he is having sex with Tara(Aja Volkman), a young… More
Sol C
This film took my by surprise. It is very good. It reminded me a lot of movies like Crash and Magnolia. One thing that I liked about it, was that this film… More
Christopher Haskell
Attempting too much to be like the ensemble cast city dramas like Crash, Answers To Nothing tries to stitch a handful of people's lives together,… More