Supporting Characters
Supporting Characters (2013)

Best friends Nick (Alex Karpovsky, "Girls") and Darryl (co-writer Tarik Lowe) are a New York film editing duo hired to salvage a botched comedy from a manic director (Kevin Corrigan, PINEAPPLE EXPRESS) gone AWOL. But what starts… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Genre: Comedy
Release Date: January 25, 2013
DVD Release Date: June 24, 2013
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Critic Score: 86% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Lou Lumenick
New York Post

Offers a few laughs, all served up on eyeball-gougingly ugly digital video.

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Mike D'Angelo
AV Club

Supporting Characters tends to meander pleasantly from scene to scene, relying on the testy rapport between its two lead actors.

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Jaime N. Christley
Slant Magazine

Glides from a mildly off-putting opening across several scenes that waver between sitcom superficiality and sudden, unexpected gusts of feeling.

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Stephen Holden
New York Times

This well-acted film captures a generational and occupational sliver of New York life that rings true.

Nick Schager
Time Out

[A] modest but surprisingly deft indie ...

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Elizabeth Weitzman
New York Daily News

Schechter made the whole thing for about $50,000, without any A-list names. And yet it's sharper and more entertaining than most of the movies to come out this month at 10 times the budget - or well beyond.

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Andrew Schenker
Village Voice

In its sharply etched sketches of personal and professional frissons, Supporting Characters belies the modesty of both its lo-fi setup and its self-effacing title.

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Flixster Audience Score: 63% Flixster User Reviews
Walter M.
In "Supporting Characters," Nick(Alex Karpovsky) gets to sleep in while his fiancee Amy(Sophia Takal) goes to work. That's not to say he has it… More
Robert Brogan
Supporting Characters is entertaining enough and it does remind me of Woody Allen films (though minus the charm). It is the type of film that many people will… More