88

New York Post

By Kyle Smith
The slacker comedy-drama-romance-whatever Gigantic will fulfill all your alterna-movie weirdness requirements.
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80

Los Angeles Times

First-time feature director Matt Aselton, who co-wrote the darkly funny, well-observed script with Adam Nagata, has crafted a disarming tale that's one of the better independent films in recent memory.
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63

Chicago Sun-Times

By Roger Ebert
On the basis of Gigantic, Matt Aselton can make a fine and original film. This isn't quite it, but it has moments so good, all you wish for is a second draft.
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63

ReelViews

By James Berardinelli
An offbeat romantic comedy that almost - but not quite - works. The characters and situations are a little too quirky for their own good.
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50

Boston Globe

By Ty Burr
Gigantic plays like a Sundance movie with half the nouns removed; fetchingly cryptic for a while, it's ultimately just obscure.
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50

The New York Times

By Stephen Holden
With its off-center dialogue and upscale industrial settings, Gigantic strains to be original. But beneath its indie affectations it is really another contemplation of generational misunderstanding.
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40

Austin Chronicle

By Marc Savlov
It's just not all that interesting to watch two pretty young things go through the muddled rituals of the pas de duh when I can, you know, do it just as poorly myself.
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30

The Hollywood Reporter

By Kirk Honeycutt
We can be grateful to a stellar cast and some discipline on the part of Matt Aselton, a commercials director making his feature debut, that Gigantic doesn't go completely overboard. Nevertheless, the film will appeal mostly to festivals and adventurous audiences.
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20

New York Daily News

By Elizabeth Weitzman
Dano is a talented actor who needs to aim higher, and it should go without saying that Deschanel can do - and should know - better.
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0

San Francisco Chronicle

By Mick LaSalle
Inert, incompetent and emotionally fraudulent.
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38 out of 100
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