Spin Me Round

critic Reviews

, 47% Rotten Tomatometer Score
  • If it never quite lives up to its potential, Spin Me Round remains a dizzily diverting comedy elevated by Alison Brie and Aubrey Plaza's performances.
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    Shelli NicoleAutostraddle
    It’s really well done and just kind of odd but in a fun way.
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    Richard WhittakerAustin Chronicle
    Everything is thrown into the grinder of a ridiculous final act that shreds any subtextual nuance about workplace power dynamics, sexual antics, and blind romance.
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    James BerardinelliReelViews
    Watching Spin Me Round, I was reminded of the phrase “jack of all trades, master of none.” It applies here – the production does a lot of things (many of them unconventional) but never leaves one fully satisfied.
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    Ty BurrTy Burr's Watch List
    Baena and Brie keep the tone ambiguous, which is fine in theory and eventually unsatisfying in practice, as “Spin Me Round” keeps hinting at various moods (romance, comedy, suspense) without ever settling on one.
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    Kyle SmithWall Street Journal
    Billed as a comedy-thriller, Spin Me Round could fairly be described as not quite funny enough to land as a comedy nor thrilling enough to be a thriller.
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    Richard RoeperChicago Sun-Times
    Alison Brie and the cast are fantastic, but the story veers unsuccessfully from light to dark to silly.
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    Rene SanchezCine Sin Fronteras
    As breezy as its dreamy Mediterranean scenery, this zany comedy works thanks its fantastic cast. [Full Review in Spanish]
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    Rob ThomasCapital Times (Madison, WI)
    The tonal shifts suggest that it’s the viewer who gets spun round in “Spin Me Round.” I admired Baena and Brie’s trust that the audience will hang on for the whirlwind ride
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    Sandie Angulo ChenCommon Sense Media
    Talented cast in passable indie comedy&#59; sex, language.
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    Andy KleinFilmWeek (KPCC - NPR Los Angeles)
    This is a really goofy film in a lot of ways, and it belongs to the actors... It's very amusing and has a very satisfying ending.
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