Answers to Nothing Synopsis
A gritty drama of interweaving stories set in Los Angeles against the backdrop of a child kidnapping case.
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Chicago Sun-Times

By Roger Ebert
The interlocking stories are theoretically about people whose lives are associated; that worked in "Crash." Here the connections seem less...
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The New York Times

By Neil Genzlinger
Some fine performances and an embrace of understatement make Matthew Leutwyler's oddly titled Answers to Nothing a respectable entry in the...
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40

Movieline

"A Short Cuts" full of self-pitying sociopaths, Answers to Nothing follows its characters toward a succession of increasingly queasy...
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40

New York Daily News

By Joe Neumaier
Apparently, it takes a village - or the collection of villages known as Los Angeles - to go nowhere slowly.
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30

Arizona Republic

By Bill Goodykoontz
You know it's not working when you don't care about any of them. Sadly, that's the case with Answers to Nothing, Matthew Leutwyler's dud...
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25

Boston Globe

By Wesley Morris
None of what we see is at all credible.
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25

San Francisco Chronicle

By Amy Biancolli
The result is a diligent brand of gloom. When it isn't being diligently gloomy, it's being obvious. When it isn't being obvious, it's being...
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20

Time Out New York

By David Fear
Not one single character strikes you as being anything but a mouthpiece for writer-director Matthew Leutwyler's simplistic views on...
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12

Slant Magazine

Speculation is futile, as plausible, worthwhile answers are the last things Answers to Nothing is prepared to give. Not that you really...
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New York Post

By Lou Lumenick
A root canal seems a more pleasurable way to pass two hours than this interminable vanity knockoff of "Traffic" about troubled Angelenos.
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Entertaining Drama

By movie_lavender
An interesting character study set in Los Angeles. Its hard to get past the idea of Dane Cook as a psychoanalyst/psychologist and leading man. However, props to him for going outside of his comfort...

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Rated R | For Some strong sexual content, nudity, violence and language