The Color Wheel
The Color Wheel (2012)

The Color Wheel is the story of JR, an increasingly transient aspiring news-anchor, as she forces her disappointing younger brother Colin to embark on a road trip to move her belongings out of her professor-turned-lover's apartment.… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Genre: Drama, Comedy
Release Date: May 18, 2012
DVD Release Date: August 25, 2015
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Jeff Shannon
Seattle Times

"The Color Wheel" partially recalls the scathing audacity of "The Graduate" some 45 years ago.

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Phil Coldiron
L.A. Weekly

Perry and co-writer/star Carlen Altman are Colin and J.R., the most loathsomely lovable brother-sister duo in the history of cinema.

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Josh Larsen

Altman and Perry manage a teasing banter that's true to most brother-sister relationships, while also hinting at an additional edge.

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Robert Abele
Los Angeles Times

You might not "like" Perry's movie, but it's hard to deny the forensically assured sensibility at work.

David Edelstein
New York Magazine/Vulture

The most entertaining unpleasant film I've seen in years.

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Jamie S. Rich

"The Color Wheel" turns up more annoyance than laughter.

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Ronnie Scheib

Hard to swallow but impossible to ignore.

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Sheri Linden
Hollywood Reporter

A deceptively shambling, post-mumblecore road trip through dark comic territory.

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A.A. Dowd
Time Out Chicago

Alex Ross Perry's The Color Wheel begins as a scrappy, antagonistically funny road comedy and ends as something altogether stranger.

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