Dave Made a Maze
Dave Made a Maze (2017)

Dave, an artist who has yet to complete anything significant in his career, builds a fort in his living room out of pure frustration, only to wind up trapped by the fantastical pitfalls, booby traps, and critters of his own creation.… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: August 18, 2017
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Critic Score: 65% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Mark Jenkins
NPR

Although it's a scrappy indie, the movie has something in common with many platinum-plated CGI blockbusters: The visuals are as strong as the script is feeble.

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Tom Russo
Boston Globe

You won't come to "Dave" for the unpolished interplay, but you'll surely stay for its preposterously elaborate kid-crafty sets.

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Laura Clifford
Reeling Reviews

Watterson appears to have put most of his energy into crafty art direction and practical effects, sorely neglecting story and character development...might elicit a few giggles, but its padded 80 minute running time becomes an endurance test.

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Michael Rechtshaffen
Los Angeles Times

While the dramatic underpinnings could have used more work, the labyrinth that's the focus of "Dave Made a Maze" is truly an amazingly inventive sight to behold.

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Dennis Harvey
Variety

An episodic endeavor enlivened only so much by decent comedy talent dealing with absurdist situations in a hip deadpan that grows monotonous, with dialogue that too often sounds less-than-inspirationally improvised.

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Robert Denerstein
Denerstein Unleashed

Dave Made A Maze ultimately wears out a thin premise.

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Bill Goodykoontz
Arizona Republic

The charmingly offbeat turns seriously strange and then veers into the absurd - in a good way.

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Justin Lowe
Hollywood Reporter

A likeably goofy creative achievement.

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Sherilyn Connelly
SF Weekly

It's still worth the trip, but only just.

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