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Love Ranch

Overview


Genre :

Drama

Release Date :

June 30, 2010 (Limited)

Director :

Taylor Hackford

Starring :

Helen Mirren, Joe Pesci, Gina Gershon, Bryan Cranston, Sergio Peris-Mencheta, Scout Taylor-Compton, Taryn Manning, Bai Ling, Elise Neal, Rick Gomez, Wendell Pierce, M.C. Gainey, Raoul Trujillo, Gil Birmingham

REVIEWS RATE:  Critics  Not quite bad, but it's not recommended either.    Readers  4 of 5 [Rate It]

Review rate : C-

“..why does Love Ranch feel like a clumsy TV movie?..”
by Nathan Rabin [A.V. Club]
1 of 4

“..What happens when the worst tendencies of a poor screenplay are exaggerated by labored and unimaginative direction?..”
by Andrew Schenker [Slant Magazine]
“..often more execrable..”
by Melissa Anderson [Village Voice]
“..it's an insipid, tacky film about tacky whores and crooks..”
by Chris Barsanti [Film Journal International]
“..it's almost sort of watchable, albeit in a train-wreck-no-survivors kind of way..”
by Mick LaSalle [San Francisco Chronicle]
“..If any film about prostitution can be called anti-erotic, then "Ranch" surely is it..”
by Kirk Honeycutt [Hollywood Reporter]
2 of 4

“..feels like a television movie with a fouler mouth..”
by Dustin Putman [DustinPutman.com]
2 of 5

“..an off-key biopic that doesn't know where to begin or end..”
by Cole Smithey [ColeSmithey.com]
“..a tawdry look at the early days of Nevada's legalized brothel business that plays more like Lifetime fodder than the Martin Scorsese pics that serve as its model..”
by Peter Debruge [Variety]
“.."Love Ranch" gives you only a superficial, cliched picture of brothel life...”
by Stephen Holden [NY Times]

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