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  • 75
    Mick LaSalle San Francisco Chronicle

    Under the cover of what seems like a charmingly slapdash style, the Duplass brothers have created a disarmingly shrewd movie. show more

  • 75
    V.A. Musetto New York Post

    Combines a wise script with funky performances, especially by Aselton, who could give Jennifer Aniston a run for her money. show more

  • 75
    Maitland McDonagh TV Guide

    Billed as a dark comedy, brothers Jay and Mark Duplass' shaggy, ultra-low-budget tale of a tense New York-to-Atlanta road trip is more accurately a relationship-hell drama peppered with strangled laughs. show more

  • 63
    Chicago Tribune

    An enjoyable road movie that feels both comfortable and completely fresh. show more

  • 63
    Ty Burr Boston Globe

    Ostensibly a road-trip farce, Chair really depicts the highway to man-child hell: The laughs come from the gulf between how mature the characters think they're being and what emotional toddlers they are. show more

  • 50
    Rick Groen The Globe and Mail (Toronto)

    It's a slacker flick, it's a relationship pic, it's a road movie all under the same hood. show more

  • 80
    Film Threat

    The scenes feel real and both Duplass and Aselton do a great job duking it out. The Puffy Chair combines great original comedy and solid acting to make a fun movie. show more

  • 89
    Kimberley Jones Austin Chronicle

    It's all so goddamn realistic and reminiscent of real-life love (and how often does that happen onscreen?) that The Puffy Chair would be hell to watch if it weren't so funny. show more

  • 100
    Bill White Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    Ripe with characters and events reflecting the psychic travails of today's young adults. show more

  • 91
    Shawn Levy Portland Oregonian

    In a film culture in which contrived tomfoolery and overinflated emotions stifle in their effort to provide comedy and romance, something as light and precise as The Puffy Chair feels like more than an exception; it feels like fresh air. show more

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