Losing Control

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Losing Control
Losing control poster.jpg
Theatrical release poster
Directed by Valerie Weiss
Written by Valerie Weiss
Ph.D. Productions
Release date
Running time
91 minutes
Country United States
Language English

Losing Control is a 2011 romantic comedy film directed by Valerie Weiss about a female scientist who wants proof that her boyfriend is "the one." Losing Control was released theatrically on March 23, 2012 in New York City and will expand to more cities on March 30, 2012. The film won Best Director at the 2011 Feel Good Film Festival,[1] Connie Clair Spirit Award for Top Female Filmmaker of 2011 at The Chicago Comedy Film Festival[2] and First Honorable Mention for the Christopher Wetzel Independent Film Comedy Award.[3]


Critical reception[edit]

The film received mixed reviews. On the website metacritic, which assigns normalized scores to reviews, the film received a 33 out of 100, indicating "generally unfavorable" reviews.[4]

From Calum Marsh, in Slant Magazine:

From John Anderson, in Variety:

From Steven Rea in the Philadelphia Inquirer:


  1. ^ Walford, Justina (August 23, 2011). "The 2011 Feel Good Film Festival Announces Award Winners" (PDF) (Press release). Feel Good Film Festival. Retrieved March 25, 2012. 
  2. ^ Best Director Award Presented to Valerie Weiss for film Losing Control from Feel Good Film Festival, House Lights Media Partners, Sept, 6, 2011
  3. ^ Losing Control, Gene Siskel Film Center
  4. ^ http://www.metacritic.com/movie/losing-control/critic-reviews
  5. ^ http://www.slantmagazine.com/film/review/losing-control/6126
  6. ^ http://www.variety.com/review/VE1117947286?refcatid=31
  7. ^ http://www.philly.com/philly/entertainment/movies/20120518__Losing_Control___Career_v__commitment__wrapped_in_comic_absurdity.html

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