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Based on 12 Reviews
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  • 25
    Edward Guthmann San Francisco Chronicle

    It's a bitter pill to swallow, featuring a quartet of unsympathetic characters and an unrelenting air of misanthropy. show more

  • 63
    Steven Rea Philadelphia Inquirer

    Laced with a venomous wit, and turning progressively creepier as it unfolds, writer-director Jon Reiss' movie offers a black-humored study of suppressed rage, sexual gamesmanship, domination and subordination. show more

  • 25
    Elizabeth Weitzman New York Daily News

    Since there's no suspense whatsoever, we're simply stuck with awful people doing awful things to each other. show more

  • 50
    Lou Lumenick New York Post

    One of those potentially interesting movies that takes its sweet time getting to the point - by which time many audience members will likely have bailed out or dozed off. show more

  • 50
    Walter Addiego San Francisco Examiner

    A weakly performed rehash of master-slave role-reversal tales. show more

  • 60
    Maitland McDonagh TV Guide

    Things take an unexpected turn into far grimmer territory when the wormy Robert finally turns. show more

  • 67
    Marrit Ingman Austin Chronicle

    Worth a look. show more

  • 90
    Kevin Thomas Los Angeles Times

    A diabolically clever psychological suspense movie. show more

  • 50
    Mark Holcomb Village Voice

    An engagingly grim psychological thriller. show more

  • 50
    Stephen Holden The New York Times

    Well acted, but it doesn't enrich its metaphor beyond giving an old story a sour contemporary resonance. show more

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