Eddie The Sleepwalking Cannibal Reviews

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Ben Sachs
Chicago Reader
April 25, 2013
This deliberately tasteless horror-comedy might appeal to gore hounds and fans of gross-out humor; but as with many films that strive for cult status, any potential exploitation-movie pleasures are overwhelmed by an air of smug self-awareness.
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Boyd van Hoeij
Variety
April 5, 2013
Thankfully, Lindhardt keeps things together with an appealing performance that constantly oscillates between drama and very light, dry humor without sacrificing the slightly otherworldly nature of his character.
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Frank Scheck
Hollywood Reporter
April 5, 2013
This would-be cult item runs out of steam after its establishes its wickedly satirical premise.
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V.A. Musetto
New York Post
April 5, 2013
Despite the theme, "Eddie" goes easy on gratuitous gore. What we get is a cerebral horror movie and a satire of the art world.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
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Jeannette Catsoulis
New York Times
April 5, 2013
A flawed but diverting meditation on finding inspiration while losing your soul.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
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Mike D'Angelo
AV Club
April 4, 2013
Beneath the surface outrageousness lies a surprisingly, satisfyingly dark little fable about the essentially cannibalistic nature of artistic inspiration.
Full Review | Original Score: B
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David Fear
Time Out
April 3, 2013
Allegedly a horror-comedy, it's neither comic nor, despite several scenes of a bloodied Smith in his tighty-whities, particularly horrifying ...
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
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Nick Schager
Village Voice
April 3, 2013
Writer-director Boris Rodriguez's satire about artistic inspiration ...
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Liam Lacey
Globe and Mail
September 28, 2012
As far as it goes, Eddie: The Sleepwalking Cannibal is a well-paced and calibrated blend of juicy gore and low-key comedy.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4