Skills Like This Synopsis
When a failed writer discovers his previously untapped talent for larceny, his own life and the lives of his two best friends are turned upside down in a felonious comedy from director Monty Miranda.
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Film Threat

By Pete Vonder Haar
Skills Like This is not a movie that asks to be taken seriously.
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60

The New York Times

By Jeannette Catsoulis
Drawing much of its energy from an eclectic and fully integrated soundtrack, Skills Like This gazes indulgently on 20-something aimlessness...
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60

Variety

By Ronnie Scheib
Likable but lightweight slacker comedy.
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50

San Francisco Chronicle

By Walter Addiego
This is a slacker comedy with "festival" stamped all over it, so you can bet the consequences will be quirky.
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42

The A.V. Club

By Noel Murray
Skills Like This is never great. But for its first half-hour, it's more fitfully amusing than a movie about a bank-robbing playwright ought...
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40

Austin Chronicle

By Marc Savlov
Still, every generation deserves its own coming-of-age cinematic snapshot; if this is that, though, things are tougher than I thought.
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40

Village Voice

Skills thinks it's far more magically whimsical than it really is.
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Los Angeles Times

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Too bad all the forced whimsy of this "Bottle Rocket" wannabe feels maniacally scattershot -- like an off night at an improv club -- rather...
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Skills Like This

By MarieG
The movie was very funny. I definately recomend to anyone who just wants to laugh. I will go see it a second time....

Skills Like This is a great movie!

By baharvar
Awesome flick - I'd like to see it again. Very well made - the cinematography is excellent. Loves the comic relief guy, too -- his one liners are really funny. The film raises some...

great movie

By mahuntington
funny, with great cinemaphotography...

Skills is a sweet ride

By S_B
This movie was a sweet surprise. Very funny, great music and performances. Odd but very affecting story. It's an R for the language....

Skills Like This

By igmeditor
Great little indie film. Funny, lots of heart. I'd say you should go check it out....

Surprisingly Good Little Film.

By CLOSEUP
SKILLS LIKE THIS is a wonderful little independent comedy. The movie has a clever script, funny dialog and actually a nice little story that holds it all together. The acting is great and directing...

Worth checking out

By RandytheMovieFan
For those who appreciate low budget independent productions by first timers, this is a Must Go. For the rest of us, this is an interesting dark comedy with quirkiness galore. It had several...

Not funny.

By URME2
A few good laughs, but thats it....

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Rated NR