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LUV

(2012)

Rated R for violence, language, child endangerment and some drug content.

R In Theaters 01/18/2013 , 95min.
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Viewer Score
87%
Viewer score based on 3 ratings
52%
Critic score based on 21 reviews

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January 20, 2013
eh00000000136021
Great movie Loved it!!!!!!!!!! Go see it!!!!!!!!!!!!!
January 18, 2013
allisonrowley1
Looks really interesting!

Critic Reviews powered by Metacritic ™

NPR
So it's nice that, despite some cliched rhythms, the flawed-ex-con-makes-good drama LUV gets the details of childhood-cut-short heartbreakingly right. Full Review
A.O. Scott
The New York Times
It does not entirely succeed, but at its best Luv shows the kind of heart and intelligence that is always welcome - and often missing - in American movies. Full Review
David Rooney
The Hollywood Reporter
Even if some of them are playing hackneyed gangster-film types, the strength of the actors makes it almost possible to forgive the formulaic plotting and artificially movie-ish developments. Candis and Justin Wilson's screenplay stretches credibility thinner and thinner as the story advances. Full Review
Elizabeth Weitzman
New York Daily News
The first half of the movie is painfully tense, drawing us into a relationship that we desperately want to see work. But the screenplay lets its characters down, as it devolves into platitudes and melodrama. Full Review
Eric Hynes
Time Out New York
With its rock-skimming male bonding alternating between grisly homicides and a florid Mexican standoff that begets a tidy take-the-money-and-run finale, this tale seems less timely than merely tall. Full Review

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