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Based on 8 Reviews
critic reviews (8)
fan reviews ( 1 )
  • 25
    Wesley Morris San Francisco Chronicle

    The laughs come in all the wrong places when they come at all. show more

  • 63
    Robert K. Elder Chicago Tribune

    A train wreck you can't help but watch. show more

  • 63
    Jay Carr Boston Globe

    It's heady in the beginning, chaotic throughout, and numb with the suddenness of the Internet economy's plummet at the end. show more

  • 60
    Ken Eisner Variety

    When Sordid Lives does what it does best -- showing Southern gals in the full flight of rabid self-denial -- it's as screamingly funny as this subgenre can get. show more

  • 60
    Luke Y. Thompson New Times (L.A.)

    It's composed of really long scenes that are mostly dialogue, with transition action imagined or implied only. Couldn't we go outside for at least one scene? show more

  • 50
    F. X. Feeney L.A. Weekly

    Some of the performances are remarkably natural amid so much farce. show more

  • 40
    Kevin Thomas Los Angeles Times

    Has its moments here and there, but not nearly enough of them to add up to a satisfying movie. show more

  • 30
    Ted Shen Chicago Reader

    To call this campy would be charitable. show more

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