Dear Wendy Synopsis
A young boy in a small town forms a gang.
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New York Post

By V.A. Musetto
A satirical blast at America's gun culture. But it's so entertaining that even a die-hard NRA member might be impressed.
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63

TV Guide

By Ken Fox
Lars Von Trier's silly script about a group of pistol packing misfits gets better treatment than it deserves, thanks to a fine young cast...
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60

The Hollywood Reporter

Part parable, part wild west shoot-out, yet totally original, Dear Wendy is a powerful indictment of American gun culture.
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50

Boston Globe

By Ty Burr
Taking wobbly aim at our country's complicated love affair with guns, the movie's the very definition of a cheap shot.
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50

New York Daily News

By Jack Mathews
Dear Wendy is absurd to the point of comic parody. Bloody as it is, it has no access to viewers' emotions, and its message - play with fire...
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50

The Globe and Mail (Toronto)

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One part satire, two parts allegory, and several parts dreary sermon on the pernicious effects of America's gun culture.
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50

USA Today

By Claudia Puig
It may sound like a Peter Pan spinoff, and Dear Wendy does involve lost boys in a stagey setting, but the film is closer to "A Clockwork...
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38

Chicago Sun-Times

By Roger Ebert
A tedious exercise in style, intended as a meditation on guns and violence in America but more of a meditation on itself, the kind of...
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20

Wall Street Journal

By Joe Morgenstern
The movie's smugness is insufferable.
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San Francisco Chronicle

By Ruthe Stein
Annoyingly simplistic.
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