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  • 70
    John DeFore The Hollywood Reporter

    A stunt-documentary whose conceit overlaps with the finding-yourself appeal of a road movie, Joseph Garner's Craigslist Joe is humbly charming. show more

  • 25
    Diego Costa Slant Magazine

    As hard as he tries, we never truly believe there's a lot at stake for Garner, who seems to cruise through America like a gringo taking a favela tour in Rio. show more

  • 60
    Dennis Harvey Variety

    He's a nondescript protagonist, his benefactors, and he's never truly in need; as is made clear at the start, he has a comfortable life to return to whenever he chooses. So the picture becomes simply the moderately diverting record of an offbeat vacation. show more

  • 50
    Ernest Hardy Village Voice

    Directed by Garner, Craigslist Joe is sweet, moving, and frustrating. show more

  • 50
    Gary Goldstein Los Angeles Times

    The documentary Craigslist Joe fulfills its unique premise - without providing much in the way of stakes, obstacles, tension or, frankly, greater meaning. show more

  • 42
    Scott Tobias The A.V. Club

    Craigslist Joe takes Garner on a 21st-century hitchhiking trip that not only didn't end in his gruesome murder, but in a month to remember fondly. It's an inspiring experience. For him. show more

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