The Marc Pease Experience 2009

Critics score:
17 / 100

Reviews provided by RottenTomatoes

Moira MacDonald, Seattle Times: The Marc Pease Experience is likable enough; it's just no Rushmore. Read more

Nathan Rabin, AV Club: Louiso's misfiring comedy feels less like a comic feast than a thrown-together assemblage of haphazardly nuked leftovers. Read more

Rene Rodriguez, Miami Herald: This is a slight and unessential picture, but its quirky, compassionate tone seems destined to attract a cult following, and members of high-school drama clubs everywhere will be riveted. Read more

David Hiltbrand, Philadelphia Inquirer: Consider: A bad movie about cheesy a cappella and awful musical theater. What could be more excruciating? Read more

Roger Ebert, Chicago Sun-Times: It's badly written and inertly directed, with actors who don't have a clue what drives their characters. Read more

Colin Covert, Minneapolis Star Tribune: The film is an all-you-can-eat buffet of mediocrity. A spiraling vortex of boredom. A deflated Whoopee cushion. Read more

Rob Nelson, Variety: Like Schwartzman, Stiller devotes aptly excessive attention to the portrayal of a character too invested in trivial pursuits himself. It's the movie's one decent joke, but, in the absence of laughs, the most the actors can draw from it is a mere grin. Read more