• Unrated, 1 hr. 27 min.
  • Comedy
  • Directed By:
    Martin Donovan
    In Theaters:
    Jul 6, 2012 Limited
  • Tribeca Film

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Collaborator Reviews

Gary Goldstein
Los Angeles Times
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Oddly, it's Donovan's performance here that proves the movie's weakest link, though his writing and helming tie for a close second.

Full Review Source: Los Angeles Times | Original Score: 1.5/5

July 19, 2012
Adam Litovitz
Globe and Mail
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Morse and Donovan hold us rapt in this clearly told tale about identity confusion.

Full Review Source: Globe and Mail | Original Score: 2.5/4

July 17, 2012
Peter Howell
Toronto Star
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What really matters is the interplay between two fine actors, the icy Donovan and the fiery Morse.

Full Review Source: Toronto Star | Original Score: 2.5/4

July 12, 2012
Farran Smith Nehme
New York Post
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Both characters are riveting, and they even manage to earn most of the freight that Donovan loads onto his heavily ironic title.

Full Review Source: New York Post | Original Score: 3/4

July 6, 2012
Stephen Holden
New York Times
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An exceedingly earnest, high-minded hostage drama in which any visceral tension is secondary to topical debates by a captor and his prisoner.

Full Review Source: New York Times | Original Score: 2/5

July 5, 2012
Andrew Lapin
NPR
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Writer-director-star Martin Donovan can't connect the dots; the film is a ponderous bore.

Full Review Source: NPR

July 5, 2012
Elizabeth Weitzman
New York Daily News
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It's no surprise that Donovan's directorial debut finds him firmly rejecting the mainstream in favor of a deliberately suffocating challenge.

Full Review Source: New York Daily News | Original Score: 3/5

July 5, 2012
Owen Gleiberman
Entertainment Weekly
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The dolefully talented actor Martin Donovan wrote, directed, and stars in a pressure-cooker two-hander.

Full Review Source: Entertainment Weekly | Original Score: B-

July 4, 2012
Chris Packham
Village Voice
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On one level, it's a dark, funny tragedy, but it's also Donovan's thesis on his own craft.

Full Review Source: Village Voice

July 3, 2012
Keith Uhlich
Time Out New York
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As the characters drink and drug a long night away, the film turns into a pointed examination of the many masks people don to hide their various grievances and torments.

Full Review Source: Time Out New York | Original Score: 3/5

July 3, 2012
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