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3 stars out of 5 -- "The folks behind NAPOLEON DYNAMITE and NACHO LIBRE place a budding fantasy writer in a small Utah town and let kitschy wackiness ensue."Box Office 3 stars out of 5 -- "NAPOLEON DYNAMITE creators Jared and Jerusha Hess return to Utah, exploring the geeky world of pulp sci-fi."Empire62.01466

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"Hess and his terrific cast -- Heder is geek perfection -- make their own kind of deadpan hilarity. You'll laugh till it hurts. Sweet." Rolling Stone "[O]dd, amusing....[Hess's] filmmaking style is well suited to the rhythms of small-town Western life." New York Times "The Hesses, who are only in their mid-20s, know how to set up gags and even capitalize on them."USA Today "[T]here's much that delights in this low-budget whimsical film..." Uncut "[T]he quiet determination with which this oddball trio navigate the pressures of adolescence provide the film' most affecting moments..." Sight and Sound61.78787

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3 stars out of 4 -- "[T]his little New Zealand gem embraces the inner geek and, just as effectively, celebrates misfit love."USA Today "[A] lovely romantic comedy....[With] a richly rendered supporting cast; deviously delightful dialogue...and surreal animated interludes..."Box Office "It is Kiwi humour through and through....Offbeat..."Sight and Sound 3 stars out of 5 -- "While the zaniness zinging around the first two thirds is clearly indebted to NAPOLEON DYNAMITE, EAGLE VS SHARK becomes far more sympathetic....[With] Waititi coaxing some kind of emotional truth out from beneath the self-conscious whackiness."Uncut 3 stars out of 5 -- "[T]his funny ha-ha, funny peculiar indie is lifted by a stand-out female lead -- and writer-director Cohen could be the southern hemisphere's Jared Hess."Total Film 4 stars out of 5 -- "Horsley's performance is one of quiet comedy brilliance....Clement is an unlovable but hilarious rock throughout....They're a wonderful pair to enjoy..."Empire0.4448419

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