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  • Working from a script by the gifted Christopher Hampton (Dangerous Liaisons, Atonement), who seems to have traded his wit for a paycheck, Fontaine manages the trick of making sex joyless. Like porn. Then she tops that by draining her film of variety, longing and feminist insight. Like farce. Ouch. show more

  • Everything is spelled out literally and at a stultifying pace, in a story that might have worked onscreen as either heightened melodrama or farcical comedy. Instead Fontaine, who is not exactly blessed with a light touch, opts for misplaced sincerity. show more

  • To begin with, how painful is it to watch actors as intelligent as Naomi Watts and Robin Wright mug their way through the story of two hard-bodied middle-aged Australian besties hitting the sack with one another's teenaged sons? show more

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  • December 15, 2013 syncop32
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    Very twisted and disgusting.

  • September 20, 2013 Lynn
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    This movie had so many twists and turns. Tastefully and thoughtfully put together. I thoroughly enjoyed it! Nice theater too!

  • September 08, 2013 resz1987
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    I liked this movie. Naomi Watts and Robin Wright are still smoking hot, and the young men are too!!