Wall Street Journal - 04/23/2010
"[T]he veteran actor and the yet-to-be-defined newcomer are temperamentally in synch and, if nothing else, imbue this overly eccentric hybrid with a sense of genuine romantic tragedy..."
Movieline - 04/23/2010
"PAPER MAN defies everything we've been taught about who'll save the day."
Entertainment Weekly - 05/07/2010
"[With] delightful performances. A thespian shout-out goes to Reynolds..." -- Grade: B-
Struggling writer Richard Dunne (Jeff Daniels) is unhappy with his status in middle age, but his friendship with a young woman (SUPERBAD's Emma Stone) helps him make it through the day, much to the anger of his wife (Lisa Kudrow). Though that description might sound rather pedestrian, this dramedy adds a twist to the formula by introducing Richard's imaginary friend, a superhero played by Ryan Reynolds.