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  • 50
    Ruthe Stein San Francisco Chronicle

    Another art film that's more pretentious than it needs to be. show more

  • 38
    Jack Mathews New York Daily News

    Toback is a smart guy with kinky tastes who has nothing left but to tempt actors into performing in his sex fantasies. show more

  • 50
    Kirk Honeycutt The Hollywood Reporter

    A slim idea for a pulp-fiction short story padded out to 81 minutes with random encounters and celebrity sightings. show more

  • 100
    Roger Ebert Chicago Sun-Times

    Campbell's performance is carnal, verbally facile, physically uninhibited and charged with intelligence. show more

  • 75
    David Sterritt Christian Science Monitor

    The movie morphs into a deconstructed remake of "Indecent Exposure" and it's downright riveting, with Campbell doing her best acting to date. show more

  • 63
    Michael Wilmington Chicago Tribune

    Campbell and her character are willing to take chances. But Toback's tangled noirish plot, with Vera as a post-feminist femme fatale, isn't particularly clever or original. show more

  • 25
    Lou Lumenick New York Post

    When Will I Be Loved would rate no stars except for Campbell's brave, totally committed performance -- which deserves a far better movie than this. show more

  • 12
    Wesley Morris Boston Globe

    Most atrocious movies build into their badness, as lacks of talent, ideas, self-confidence, or a total hatred of an audience, are revealed. This one gets it out of the way up front and never looks back. show more

  • 30
    Maitland McDonagh TV Guide

    Though once capable of writing distinct characters, Toback now populates his pictures with one-dimensional conceits who all talk like undereducated hustlers, from college professors to bottom feeders and international lions of business. show more

  • 30
    Film Threat

    Something in Toback’s approach to the subject of sex, somehow both lecherous and detached, makes it tough to get a handle on the film. show more

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