The Lifeguard is one of those deceptive movies that, to its credit, winds up being about more than just an easy-to-describe tagline. In this case, that line would be: “Woman goes back to hometown, sleeps with high school boy.” show more
Surprisingly for a writer turned director, the most evident shortcomings with Garcia’s feature originate with the script. With barely any backstory to support them, the characters consistently appear to lack the motivations necessary for their actions. show more
The Lifeguard is a painfully dull (alleged) drama utterly lacking in originality or self-awareness. show more
December 10, 2013 yn00000000174071
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