Genres: Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi

Review: Paul

What our critics thought of Paul

Christy Lemire
Two different kinds of buddy bro-mance movies just slammed up against one another.

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Ignatiy Vishnevetsky
Eventually falls into self-parody.

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What our critics are saying online

Here's a movie that teeters on the edge of being really pretty good and loses its way. I'm not sure quite what goes wrong, but you can see that it might have gone right. Maybe Paul, its alien hero, should have been sent back to the shop for a rewrite. He isn't merely voiced by Seth Rogen, he is Seth Rogen, if Seth Rogen looked like your usual bulb-headed, big-eyed being from outer space. …Read Full Review
Roger Ebert - Chicago Sun-Times - 03/16/2011