Chicago Sun-Times - 07/06/2011 3.5 stars out of 4 -- "[D]irected with cheerful and wicked energy by Seth Gordon....Spacey is superb..."
Los Angeles Times - 07/08/2011
"Cleverly structured....Bateman, Day and Sudeikis feed off one another's energies in a pleasing way."
USA Today - 07/08/2011
"Briskly written and sometimes acted with barely a straight face....Director Seth Gordon has a deft touch with water-cooler talk..."
Total Film - 07/07/2011 3 stars out of 5 -- "[I]t's the bosses themselves having the most fun....Farrell wins the anti-vanity award, with a comb-over and pot-belly make-under."
Movieline - 07/14/2011
"Bateman is a wonderful comic actor....His quicksilver timing comic in handy..."
Entertainment Weekly - 07/22/2011
"[A] bouncy, well-built, delightfully nasty tale of resentment, desperation, and amoral revenge..." -- Grade: A-
Sight and Sound - 09/01/2011
"[D]irector Seth Gordon knows how to play gags to the camera....Bateman's specialty portrait of white-collar asphyxiation is as perfectly measured out here as it was in Mike Judge's EXTRACT..."
Colin Farrell, Jennifer Aniston, Jason Bateman, and Charlie Day star in this workplace comedy about three frustrated employees who hatch a plan to kill their micromanaging bosses, only to find their murderous plot snowballing into disaster. Seth Gordon (THE KING OF KONG: A FISTFUL OF QUARTERS) directs a screenplay written by Michael Markowitz, Jonathan Goldstein, and John Francis Daley.
Film Collectors & Archivists: Alpha Video is actively looking for rare and
unusual pre-1943 motion pictures, in good condition, from Monogram, PRC,
Tiffany, Chesterfield, and other independent studios for release on DVD. We
are also interested in TV shows from the early 1950s. Share your passion
for films with a large audience.
Let us know what you have.