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  • 75
    Mick LaSalle San Francisco Chronicle

    You know how I realized I actually liked I Melt With You? I kept talking about it, and at one point, in the middle of mocking it, I accidentally referred to it as "a good picture." That's when I realized, yes, it really is good, albeit in ways that are different from other movies. show more

  • 20
    Elizabeth Weitzman New York Daily News

    It almost seems unfair to mention that Carla Gugino shows up as a cop 80 minutes into these overlong proceedings; by then, viewers who walk out would never even have known that she was involved. show more

  • 70
    Todd McCarthy The Hollywood Reporter

    A compelling and disturbing drama about some elemental male issues. show more

  • 35
    Michelle Orange Movieline

    In another light the group's - and the film's - portentous resolution looks a lot like quitting, in true slacker style. show more

  • 88
    Kyle Smith New York Post

    I still can't believe I Melt With You went there. Over the top, off the hook and just plain bonkers, it makes its mark. show more

  • 12
    Nick Schager Slant Magazine

    The only thing more narcissistically indulgent than the film's repugnant protagonists is Mark Pellington's iPod-scored, visually flashy, thoroughly hollow directorial celebration of them. show more

  • NA
    Rex Reed New York Observer

    A disastrous catalog of flaws, all accentuated by dilated, out-of-focus cinematography. The coke-snorting, booze-guzzling and vomiting add up to nearly two hours of frustration, anesthesia and pointless, self-indulgent excess. They should have called it "I Vomit With You." There's plenty of that too. show more

  • 20
    Joshua Rothkopf Time Out New York

    An excruciatingly awkward stab at generational sympathy, I Melt with You presents a quartet of thickening college buddies gathering at a Big Sur rental house to mourn their lost ambition. show more

  • 30
    Village Voice

    Stylish cinematography and an awesome punk-and-new-wave soundtrack make the early, music-video-like montages of debauchery at least trashy entertainment, but the film's second half couldn't be more contemptible. show more

  • 30
    Robert Koehler Variety

    A weekend romp for four middle-aged buddies devolves into a drug-fueled, suicidal hell in Mark Pellington's ill-conceived and executed I Melt With You, a work of extreme self-indulgence. show more

  • April 12, 2012 sr00000000118364
    Report This User

    Not so good but was intriguingly raw. Story was so-so.

  • March 03, 2012 cl00000000116054
    Report This User

    Sucked

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