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  • 50
    Frank Scheck The Hollywood Reporter

    Director-screenwriter Kuryla displays some talent and an audaciously daring sensibility but ultimately fails to display the assured cinematic style that would make the unsavory proceedings more palatable. show more

  • 50
    David Sterritt Christian Science Monitor

    A promising feature-film debut. show more

  • 38
    New York Post

    Mostly, Freak Weather is just pathetic. show more

  • 60
    Maitland McDonagh TV Guide

    McKenzie's mercurial performance is the centerpiece of this sad, surprisingly absorbing story. show more

  • 50
    Noel Murray The A.V. Club

    Though the whole of Freak Weather is too forced and fitful, significant stretches of the movie hold together. McKenzie gives a magnetic performance. show more

  • 50
    Laura Sinagra Village Voice

    Kuryla has her prole banter down, and moments like McKenzie's desperate dance on her jalopy hood when Turturro locks her out move beyond literary sting into kinetic and sympathetic gutter picaresque. show more

  • 50
    The New York Times

    Like its heroine, Freak Weather is courageous but disorganized; its loopy, screwball tone feels at odds with the gravity of the scenes of chaos and violence it depicts. show more

  • 40
    Eddie Cockrell Variety

    Fiction writer and debuting helmer Mary Kuryla is clearly after a Big Statement on abuse and strength of character, but falls short by creating a self-destructive monster in lieu of a sympathetic protagonist. show more

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