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Splinterheads

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Rachael Taylor, Splinterheads | Pole Position Rachael Taylor is the tattooed love interest in Splinterheads

Splinterheads

type:
Movie
Current Status:
In Season
mpaa:
Unrated
runtime:
94 minutes
Limited Release Date:
11/06/09
performer:
Thomas Middleditch, Rachael Taylor, Christopher McDonald, Lea Thompson
director:
Brant Sersen
author:
Brant Sersen
genre:
Comedy

We gave it a B-

If good intentions mattered, writer-?director Brant Sersen’s small-town indie about an awkward Seth Meyers look-alike (Thomas Middleditch) falling for a cool, tattooed carny girl (Rachael Taylor) would get an A. But Splinterheads, which aims to be a quirkier Adventureland, never rises above mildly amusing. A supporting cast of oddballs (Jason Mantzoukas’ intense magician The Amazing Steve) and a few familiar faces (hey, Lea Thompson!) aren’t enough to keep you from forgetting about the movie the second you walk out of the theater. B-

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