Burning Palms Synopsis
Five interwoven stories exploring Angeleno stereotypes.
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50

The Hollywood Reporter

By Frank Scheck
Never quite achieves the balance of melodrama and dark comedy for which it's aiming.
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50

New York Observer

By Rex Reed
Burning Palms is too sick to attract the masses, but he's onto something subversively valid, and the film is never boring.
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50

Los Angeles Times

By Kevin Thomas
Landon's sardonic view of human nature and deft filmmaking skills - plus a raft of sharp portrayals - keep the viewer from pondering the...
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30

L.A. Weekly

By Chuck Wilson
Built-to-shock anthology film.
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30

Variety

Making his directorial debut, screenwriter Christopher Landon struggles so mightily to offend that he forgets to supply a rooting interest...
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Rated R | For Strong sexuality, violence including a rape, language and drug use