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Middle Man

When an unfunny wanna-be comedian picks up a mysterious hitchhiker on his way to Vegas to audition for a comedy show, he unwittingly becomes trapped in a desert-town killing spree that also has a very unexpected consequence - it improves his comedy.
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The Hollywood Reporter by John DeFore

The execution is weak, and Crowley does himself no favors by repeatedly invoking the memory of more psychologically persuasive films like Five Easy Pieces and Deliverance.
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Variety by Scott Tobias

Crowley’s thinly conceived debut feature only has one big joke, and everything around it is either long-winded setup or deflating letdown.
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The Seattle Times by Tom Keogh

In more careless hands, Middle Man’s deranged farce could have resulted in an unchecked, undisciplined movie with nothing to say. But beneath the roller-coaster madness here is an earthbound terror that art is meant to reveal.

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