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Based on 7 Reviews
critic reviews (7)
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  • 38
    Elizabeth Weitzman New York Daily News

    Unless you happen to be one yourself, chances are pretty good that you'll take an immediate dislike to the self-satisfied hipsters who populate this disappointing comedy. show more

  • 50
    Frank Scheck The Hollywood Reporter

    While Stanford is more annoying than endearing as the self-righteous slacker, the charming Deschanel provides the film with its few moments of genuine fun with her offbeat turn as the wily, put-upon girlfriend. show more

  • 50
    Maitland McDonagh TV Guide

    Freakies fans will swoon. show more

  • 38
    V.A. Musetto New York Post

    There are a few sweet moments as the story reaches its unsurprising conclusion. But, all in all, Flakes isn't going to bowl you over. show more

  • 40
    Village Voice

    Despite a few good one-liners, the dialogue is overwritten, and director Michael Lehmann (Heathers, The Truth About Cats & Dogs) is in thrall with the hipness he tries to chronicle. show more

  • 40
    Stephen Holden The New York Times

    A business course on cutthroat capitalism disguised as a slacker comedy: That’s the kindest way to describe Michael Lehmann’s Flakes. show more

  • 33
    Noel Murray The A.V. Club

    The characters Lehmann and company use as generational mouthpieces bear no relation to any people who have ever existed, and they barely work as parody. show more

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