“ -------- Oh and, Lupe deserves a supporting actress nod -- she was stunning.
“The acting is oddly compelling, and the story line is very funny.
“ This alone makes the film worth watching.
“Unsettling, but Worth the Watch.....
“ That entire subplot was a completely unexpected miracle for Buck and for me as the viewer.
“" Rarely have I experienced a movie that makes me feel so uncomfortable watching - horror movies have the typical shock value, thrillers will give you the suspenseful moments...
“ The story was quite entertaining and I enjoyed not knowing what the hell it was about before watching it.
“It will be exciting to see where his career goes from here.
“ This film immediately is intriguing.
“ Chuck and Buck is also a fascinating study about how differently and at what paces people develop and mature.
“ However, Buck is a lot creepier than Rupert Pupkin is, and probably would benefit from intense psychiatric counseling.
“ Using what often what appears to be a hand held video camera to shoot this enactment, the makers have done an engrossing job of expressing some very mature observations on the human condition.
“ It is a waste of time and money.
“ White is a master of the slowly paced, peculiar worlds of slow peculiar characters.
“ i've seen college films better done and more entertaining than this!
“ One of the worst movies ever made.
“ Chuck's wife seemed nice but boring; and Chuck and Buck were just boring.
“ Because of his special circumstances, his progress in life is anything but predictable or formulaic.
“ Well-shot, well-edited (I was on the edge of my seat for the entire picture).
“ But highly entertaining.
“ fascinating movie that avoids predictability .
“ One of the worst movies .
“ Much of the set and production design has been contrived to reinforce the idea of Buck's pathological arrested development.
“ Very good films have been made on quite small budgets- "Following" by Christopher Nolan was made on $6000 and was thoroughly enjoyable, and some classics immediately spring to mind, such as Godard's "Breathless" or Lynch's "Eraserhead.
“ an odd and compelling gem of a movie.
“ The movie creeps along kind of slowly at times, but its worth watching the friends new relationship develop.
“ Either way, a waste of talent, time, actors, and videotape.
“ To this day I still find it fascinating how "Chuck & Buck" made me feel.
“ An absolutely wonderful film, intriguing and revealing.
“ Compelling, with obvious flaws.
“ Up until that point, however, the story was very intriguing and the characters incredibly well-fleshed out.
“ I'd put off seeing it for quite a while, but I'd highly recommend it...
“ This is a thrilling tale, and it is difficult to see it as the comedy that IMDb has labeled.
“ Very sad, not at all funny, and pointless .
“ Highly enjoyable, terrific look at the sometimes difficult transition between childhood and adulthood.
“ I thought it was pretty good but a little boring.
“ This is one of the most boring, dull, and worthless movies I've ever seen.
“ This is one of the worst movies I have ever seen.
“ hollywood usually bores me.
“This is Arteta's second film, his first being the oddly compelling "Star Maps".
“ The plot is predictable, the main characters extremely unlikable, the situations uncomfortable and depressing and it has a totally unbelievable ending.
“ Overall, it's a genre-bending film that, while bizarre and creepy in its story and character development, keeps you watching because it's strangely intriguing.
“ Boring, depressing, predictable .
“ As I was watching "Chuck & Buck" for the first time, I had NO idea that I would come to care about the theater-owner as much as I would, and it was fascinating to see how Buck's play would play such a positive role in her life.
“ Intriguing characters and a carefully crafted sound track make "Chuck and Buck" a memorable film.
“ Instead we get treated to a very boring and redundant story that doesn't go anywhere after the first 15 minutes of the movie.
“ It certainly was interesting and different; enjoyable to my artistic senses.
“ It's the kind of film that wasn't necessarily entertaining for me, but undoubtedly intriguing and thought-provoking.
“ Just be thankful Mike White produced such a uniquely original script with a bevy of intriguing characters that make this film entertaining and thought-provoking -- no matter what those thoughts may be.
“ Although the film has its moments they're few and far between simply because the story is so boring.
“ And for the most part the film is highly entertaining it's never really as funny or as disturbing as it could be, but it's still highly enjoyable.
“ I can see why people might think that this movie is long and boring and dull.
“ Stalking isn't funny, slow(-), not amusing(-), very creepy(+), amateurish(-) .
“ Especially enjoyable was Lupe Oniveros as the theater manager who befriends Buck (she is given some of the best lines).
“ I genuinely shocked me in a couple of moments but it was more about the use of language in an unexpected way which was in itself something I hadn't experienced for a while in a film.
“ It deals with a character who has been emotionally stunted from a very early age and has to deal with his confusion over sexual identity.
“ I rented this on Christmas Eve because I was bored and wanted to see an interesting movie.
“ Perhaps some might find him/her clever for the "social statement" made in such a reproduction, or comment on the artist's "bravery" in engaging the subject matter so "honestly.
“" Don't waste your time on this.
“ With the exception of its totally artsy-fartsy resolution, nowhere else in this flick does it hit a false note when presenting the two lead characters, warts and all.
“ If you find it boring or shocking, or objectionable, then all I can say is go rent Forrest Gump - you'll find it much more "on your level" and less intellectually challenging.
“ Entertaining look at the stages of life .
“ Its fun, its at many times really funny, and its entertaining.
“ But if he keeps making these small, intriguing films, it'll be O.
“ He is a mundane Charlie Kaufman- a surreal screenwriter who focuses on the depravity of lower castes in American society.
“ Uncomfortable, disturbing, riveting, not for all tastes.
“ Entertaining Study of the Human Psyche.