Losing Control

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]

Losing Control
Theatrical release poster
Directed byValerie Weiss
Written byValerie Weiss
Ph.D. Productions
Release date
Running time
91 minutes
CountryUnited States


Critical reception

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. Archived (PDF) from the original on March 15, 2012. Retrieved March 25, 2012.
  2. Best Director Award Presented to Valerie Weiss for film Losing Control from Feel Good Film Festival Archived 2015-10-18 at the Wayback Machine, House Lights Media Partners, Sept, 6, 2011
  3. "Losing Control". www.siskelfilmcenter.org. Retrieved 5 April 2018.
  4. "Losing Control". metacritic.com. Archived from the original on 15 March 2016. Retrieved 6 April 2018.
  5. "Losing Control - Film Review - Slant Magazine". slantmagazine.com. Archived from the original on 25 April 2014. Retrieved 6 April 2018.
  6. "Losing Control". Variety. Archived from the original on 2012-06-03. Retrieved 2012-07-27.
  7. "'Losing Control': Career v. commitment, wrapped in comic absurdity - Philly". philly.com. Archived from the original on 29 November 2017. Retrieved 6 April 2018.
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