"one of the year’s most jarring and accomplished debuts"
Mark Peranson, editor of Cinema Scope
"sandpaper-course comedy… a Sisyphus for the Asperger's era"
Scott Foundas The Village Voice
"thoroughly compelling, juxtaposing idiosyncratic camerawork with raw insight into the sort of person everyone knows"
Steve Dollar The Wallstreet Journal
"one of the most effective character studies of the past several years."
Calum Marsh Slant Magazine
"One of The Top Ten Undistributed films of 2012... an awkward loner made mesmerizing"
Eric Kohn Indiewire
"succeeds beautifully in granting us an intimacy with Derek that he refuses to everyone around him."
Nelson Kim Hammer to Nail