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Based on 7 Reviews
critic reviews (7)
fan reviews ( 1 )
  • 75
    Jaime N. Christley Slant Magazine

    Glides from a mildly off-putting opening across several scenes that waver between sitcom superficiality and sudden, unexpected gusts of feeling, ultimately ending on a note of perfectly judged emotional ambivalence. show more

  • 50
    Lou Lumenick New York Post

    Dan Schechter's no-budget comedy about the romantic and professional travails of a pair of financially struggling film editors offers a few laughs, all served up on eyeball-gougingly ugly digital video. show more

  • 60
    Nick Schager Time Out New York

    The fictional filmmaker's rejection of "quirkiness" ends up, ironically, being embraced by the movie itself, but even at its most sitcomish, Karpovsky and Lowe's banter has a contentious authenticity that recognizes these industry grunts as vital and three-dimensional-no matter their nominal supporting status. show more

  • 50
    Gabe Toro The Playlist

    There is a lived-in quality to Supporting Characters that comes from either a strong cast or days of rehearsal – unclear as to whether they had the latter, though they definitely have the former. show more

  • 70
    Village Voice

    Frequently funny, Schechter's movie is also shrewd in its handling of the tensions between longtime friends and co-workers as professional opportunities dwindle and off-the-job romantic drama trickles into the cutting room. show more

  • 70
    Stephen Holden The New York Times

    This well-acted film captures a generational and occupational sliver of New York life that rings true. show more

  • 67
    The A.V. Club

    Supporting Characters tends to meander pleasantly from scene to scene, relying on the testy rapport between its two lead actors. show more

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