Haiku Tunnel
Haiku Tunnel (2001)

A temp worker is promoted to permanent status and finds his whole world changing as a result in this satiric comedy. Josh (Josh Kornbluth) is an overstuffed aspiring writer who is trying to finish his first novel, but in the meantime he… More

Rated: R
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Release Date: September 14, 2001
DVD Release Date: February 26, 2002
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Critic Score: 60% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Steven Rosen
Denver Post

In their low-budget, indie-film way, the Kornbluth brothers have come up with a modest, modern-day equivalent of How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying.

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Desson Thomson
Washington Post

Josh becomes increasingly distraught and depressed, but not nearly as much as the poor people watching the movie.

Pete Vonder Haar
Film Threat

Not badly done, but overshadowed by the superior (and better funded) Office Space

Chris Vognar
Dallas Morning News

Kornbluth is funny, but not funny enough to carry his feature comedy.

Carrie Rickey
Philadelphia Inquirer

As 'Josh's' story wears on, so does one's patience.

Luke Y. Thompson
New Times

A bit of an ego-trip, but an entertaining one.

Louis B. Parks
Houston Chronicle

A low-budget, mild-mannered comedy, often amusing and at times laugh-out-loud funny.

Owen Gleiberman
Entertainment Weekly

Kornbluth, with his softly discombobulated rage, makes you want to see more of him.

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Brian Mckay

No Japanese poetry or actual tunnels were used in the making of this film, [just] some pretty clever writing and directing

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Flixster Audience Score: 76% Flixster User Reviews
Nate Zoebl
[font=Arial][color=darkred]Josh Kornbluth plays Josh Kornbluth, super temp in the world of office politics and incompetent corporate superiors. He's a… More
Anthony Valletta
Some people really loved it, I thought it was just okay.