Works on its own modest, limited terms and, despite the obvious fun involved, never feels self-indulgent. full review
I can't recommend the film -- it's too unwound and indulgent -- but I have a certain affection for it, and I'm looking forward to whatever Anderson and the Wilsons do next. full review
A mildly facetious tone limits Anderson's film to the lightweight, but the collective enthusiasm behind this debut effort still comes through. full review
A little deal, this movie is like a bottle rocket itself: a big bang for the money.
Gets by on quirky charm and slacker chic -- but just barely. full review
Starts and finishes strong, but, somewhere in the middle, it loses its focus and its way. full review