Seducing Charlie Barker
Seducing Charlie Barker (2011)

A sexy and ferociously funny Feature Film. Seducing Charlie Barker is a sad, hilarious, witty and right-on rendering of a talented but out of work New York actor, Charlie Barker, whose disenchantment with the surreal contradictions of show… More

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Rated: R
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Genre: Comedy
Release Date: December 9, 2011
DVD Release Date: February 14, 2012
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Jeannette Catsoulis
New York Times

An intermittently interesting but fatally clichéd comedy of personal and professional suicide.

Mick LaSalle
San Francisco Chronicle

Everything about this movie feels right, from its sardonic score to its assured camera work and cutting.

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Chuck Bowen
Slant Magazine

Seducing Charlie Barker is a big so-what, but you leave wanting more Heather Gordon, who might be something in a more original movie.

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Frank Scheck
Hollywood Reporter

Astute show business satire packs a darkly comic punch.

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Moira MacDonald
Seattle Times

Suffers from a case of Haven't-I-Seen-This-Movie-Before-itis.

David Noh
Film Journal International

Unaffecting central performance is a severe liability in this study of the Lower Depths descent of a New York actor.

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Brian Miller
Village Voice

In adapting her recent play The Scene, Theresa Rebeck can't find a consistent tone for her material or players.

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Karen D'Souza
Contra Costa Times

By the final frame, Charlie isn't the only one who gets his pants charmed off.

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Beverly Berning

Seducing Charlie Barker may have been made on a skimpy budget, but it's got everything a studio would pay big money for.

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