New Guy
New Guy (2004)

In this witty and understated thriller, Gregg (Kelly Miller) has just hired on as a new office drone at a large and faceless corporate office. While Gregg has heard some curious rumors about his immediate predecessor and senses he… More

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Rated: PG
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Genre: Comedy
Release Date: November 10, 2004
DVD Release Date: November 29, 2005
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Dana Stevens
New York Times

The first feature film by Bilge Ebiri, a New York Magazine film critic, is an unusual hybrid, a surreal 'cubicle comedy' that subtly morphs into a paranoid thriller.

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David Sterritt
Christian Science Monitor

Alas, the movie is less clever than its characters.

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Phil Hall
Film Threat

A damn fine movie!

V.A. Musetto
New York Post

This is Ebiri's first feature after directing four shorts. He shows talent, but shouldn't give up his day job just yet.

Maitland McDonagh
TV Guide

Performances are solid and the washed-out, blue-tinged cinematography lends a sickish aura to the soul-eroding cubicles, offices and conference rooms that all too vividly evoke the mind-set of depressed wage slaves.

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Steve Rhodes
Internet Reviews

An intriguing black comedy of the Office Space genre that rapidly descends into a Kafkaesque thriller.

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Ben Kenigsberg
Village Voice

From the co-workers' macho hazing rituals to the pseudo-arty gotcha ending, New Guy never quite locates a sensibility to call its own.

Christopher Null

Combining the elements of comedy and thriller isn't easy, especially for a first-timer. But Ebiri pulls it off.

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