Just Buried
Just Buried (2007)

The young heir to a family funeral home discovers that death can be quite a tricky business in first-time feature filmmaker Chaz Thorne's blackly comic tale of fate and formaldehyde. Oliver (Jay Baruchel) has just been called home to… More

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Rated: PG
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Genre: Drama, Comedy
Release Date: September 9, 2007
DVD Release Date: January 27, 2009
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Critic Score: 33% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Andrew Barker

Bloody and irredeemably misanthropic.

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Jason Anderson
Globe and Mail

Its ability to maintain such a pleasant facade in the midst of so much gruesomeness may be the creepiest thing about it.

David Nusair
Reel Film Reviews

...sporadically amusing yet entirely uneven...

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Jim Ridley
L.A. Weekly

More twee than any movie about serial murder has a right to be.

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Linda Barnard
Toronto Star

Has its wonky charms, but suffers from trying too hard to be quirky.

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Bill Chambers
Film Freak Central

Blame the Brits for making this kind of morbid farce look easy...

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Joshua Rothkopf
Time Out

Too competent as a Fargo-esque indie murder comedy to dismiss (yet too dull to fully embrace), the Canadian Just Buried yields serviceable results from material that's got rigor mortis.

Jim Slotek
Jam! Movies

Any episode of Six Feet Under had more sharp, mordant wit and freewheeling derangement than you'll find in Just Buried.

Scott Weinberg

Sometimes a big batch of small chuckles, a few strong performances and a quietly amusing concept are enough to keep a comedy afloat.

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Flixster Audience Score: 36% Flixster User Reviews
Bruce Bruce
This funeral home based dark comedy is somewhat of a rarity. It does not pull any punches, at times is gritty, and resolves itself with quite a satisfying… More
Lorenzo von Matterhorn
<i>"A very dark comedy about sex, greed and death"</i> The young heir to a family funeral home discovers that death can be quite a… More
Red Lats
One of the better Canadian farce movies around. Certainly not a textbook plot. The characters are pretty twisted and its a funny movie.
Jesse Ortega
Eh, don't know why, but this movie didn't click for me. It tries to be a dark comedy, but it doesn't really have the comedic edge to really be… More
Nicki Marie
Kind of weak, but picks up at the end just enough to make it worth a watch... just... Main problems with this are that Rose and Jay are just not at all a… More
Jessica van der Sloot
I was disappointed to see so many critics pan this one as overly quirky or gruesome. For once, dear friends of the press, I disagree. While the first 15 or so… More