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Loverboy

Overview


Genre :

Drama, Romance

Release Date :

June 16, 2006 (NY, LA)

MPAA Rating :

R

Director :

Kevin Bacon

Starring :

Kevin Bacon, Matt Dillon, Marisa Tomei, Kyra Sedgwick, Sandra Bullock, Oliver Platt, Campbell Scott, Blair Brown, Carolyn McCormick, Sosie Bacon, John Legend

REVIEWS RATE:  Critics  Nothing's perfect, but it's worth seeing.    Readers  Be the 1st!

1.5 of 5

“..What's lacking here is the cold-eyed structure of a storyteller and filmmaker, both in the writing and the direction..”
by Chris Cabin [FilmCritic.com]
3.5 of 5

“..Kevin Bacon's witty and effective, yet squirm-inducing, directorial debut..”
by Bob Westal [Film Threat]
“..it's a mess of a movie..”
by Warren Curry [Entertainment Insiders]
“..funny, wry, dark and infinitely subtler than Adrian Lyne's campy fright-fest..”
by Carina Chocano [Los Angeles Times]
“..emerges an OK character study of an abnormally possessive mother..”
by Dennis Harvey [Variety at Sundance]
“..Almost until the end, "Loverboy" maintains a shaky integrity..”
by Stephen Holden [The New York Times]
2 of 4

“..a tough, unappealing story made worse by an erratic tone, intrusive creative choices..”
by Gary Goldstein [Reel]
Review rate : C
Reviewed by Owen Gleiberman [Entertainment Weekly]
3 of 5
Reviewed by Eric Lurio [Greenwich Village Gazette]
2 of 4
Reviewed by Gary Goldstein [Reel.com]
1.5 of 4
Reviewed by Jack Mathews [New York Daily News]
Reviewed by Ed Gonzalez [Slant Magazine]

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