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Sugarhouse (2007)

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Actor-turned-director Gary Love makes his feature debut with this screen adaptation of co-screenwriter Dominic Leyton's acclaimed stage production Collision. Tom (Steven Mackintosh) is a middle class city boy who is currently scouring the back streets of London in search of an elusive and unnamed object. When Tom comes into contact with desperate young crack addict D (Ashley Walters), it looks as if he may have finally found what he's been looking for. Now, with time running out for Tom and D

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Mar 10, 2009

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Three good actors get hijacked by a talky, pointless script.

August 28, 2007 Full Review Source: Variety
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Although the writing's exploration of common humanity across the social divide offers occasional worthwhile moral provocation, its evident theatricality also works against any sense of urban authenticity.

August 24, 2007 Full Review Source: Time Out
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Strains so hard to establish some sort of rough street cred that it ends up feeling artificial.

August 24, 2007 Full Review Source: Shadows on the Wall
Shadows on the Wall

The film, in the end, looks very much like an adaptation of one of those preachy plays that tries too hard to tell it like it is among the underclass.

August 24, 2007 Full Review Source: This is London
This is London

Directed by Gary Love, early shots promise much but it never delivers. Essentially a Play For Today, with more crack and a syrupy ending you can see coming.

August 24, 2007 Full Review Source: thelondonpaper
thelondonpaper

In Gary Love's determinedly gritty Brit-crim movie, three good actors chase around a script that keeps promising more than it delivers.

August 24, 2007 Full Review Source: Independent
Independent

What justified filming Dominic Leyton's play Collision is hard to see, but the decisions taken in opening it out are what truly wreck Gary Love's misbegotten attempt to do so.

August 24, 2007 Full Review Source: Daily Telegraph
Daily Telegraph

Dominic Leyton's script from his play starts as a flicker of fancy words and ends as a verbose fireball consuming all reality.

August 24, 2007 Full Review Source: Financial Times
Financial Times

Mackintosh's character is a bit sketchy, and his occasional, dramatic interventions were not really believable.

August 24, 2007 Full Review Source: Guardian [UK]
Guardian [UK]

The script invokes sympathy for the characters only at the end - and by then the audience will probably have ceased to care.

August 24, 2007 Full Review Source: Sun Online
Sun Online

Less a movie and more a sustained panic attack, Sugarhouse is so unrelentingly violent, it's like being beaten with a housebrick for 90 minutes.

August 24, 2007 Full Review Source: Daily Mirror [UK]
Daily Mirror [UK]

A low-budget Brit-flick that bucks against the usual "urban cinema" conventions while showcasing its talented cast. Although it runs out of steam, its opening energy and verve are impressive.

August 24, 2007 Full Review Source: Film4

Feeling like a short that's been stretched out and mugged of its unpredictable tensions, it's a static slice of ghetto hell.

August 24, 2007 Full Review Source: Total Film
Total Film

A grimy, rage-filled film. Shame about the middle bit.

August 24, 2007 Full Review Source: Little White Lies
Little White Lies

Despite thin caricatures and dodgy dialogue, this still stands out on the street.

August 24, 2007 Full Review Source: Empire Magazine
Empire Magazine

Watchable, energetically directed thriller that doesn't quite come together, despite decent performances from Mackintosh and Walters.

August 23, 2007 Full Review Source: ViewLondon
ViewLondon

In the bristling and brutal crime thriller Sugarhouse, Andy Serkis delivers a performance that makes his turn as King Kong look like Johnny Vegas's knitted monkey sidekick.

August 21, 2007 Full Review Source: BBC

Audience Reviews for Sugarhouse

Slow paced, but superbly acted, starring some of Britain?s most underrated Actors. The acting was so good, that parts had no dialogue at all and yet the storyline continued along its way. A gritty and realistic approach, which really added to the scenes of violence etc.

An insightful look into a world few people will ever experience and some wish they didn?t.
October 24, 2008
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This screen adaptation of co-screenwriter Dominic Leyton's stage production Collision was a wonderful choice for Gary Love who makes his feature debut with Tarantino feel Sugarhouse. It's time to switch from British historical fakes to a real time movies... and to enjoy!
October 7, 2009
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