75

San Francisco Chronicle

By Jonathan Curiel
Memorable enough.
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63

New York Post

By Lou Lumenick
Never-quite-believable crime drama.
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60

Film Threat

When you have Bruce Dern and Randy Quaid in a movie, you have expectations. Those two rarely disappoint, and that continues to be the case here.
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50

Christian Science Monitor

By David Sterritt
A very uneven dark comedy.
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50

The A.V. Club

By Nathan Rabin
The middling new Milwaukee, Minnesota, on the other hand, qualifies as 100 percent faux-noir. It recycles much from classic thrillers but has little to add.
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50

Variety

By Scott Foundas
It's a fantastic-looking picture in search of a decent script.
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40

L.A. Weekly

By Ernest Hardy
More predictable than its makers seem aware, its emotional hooks much too dull to pull us in.
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40

Village Voice

Saddled with an improbable plotline and an incoherent character, Garity demurs on the invitation to overact.
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38

Chicago Tribune

By Allison Benedikt
Maybe if Mindel had focused more on his characters, less on the silly "noir" trickery, his film would do Garity justice. As it is, go find better work, kid.
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30

TV Guide

By Maitland McDonagh
A riot of artfully grungy hotel rooms, sleazy costumes and sordid behavior, Allan Mindel's directing debut gives off the smug air of hipsters at play, making it hard to care what happens to any of its lost souls and inept opportunists.
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41 out of 100
Mixed or average reviews
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