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Lotus Eaters Reviews

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Sheri Linden
Los Angeles Times
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Even though the handsome black-and-white lensing is no substitute for a compelling story, it helps, infusing the skin-deep sketches of emotional enervation with aesthetic energy - for a while.

Full Review Source: Los Angeles Times | Original Score: 2.5/5

April 12, 2013
Leslie Felperin
Variety
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Lotus Eaters wants desperately to be a portrait of the beautiful and the damned, with its tale of West London rich kids doing drugs and shagging each other, but it's more like a spectacle of the spoiled and annoying.

Full Review Source: Variety

April 5, 2013
Andy Webster
New York Times
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Overflows with underdeveloped characters and plotlines.

Full Review Source: New York Times | Original Score: 2.5/5

April 5, 2013
Marley Lynch
Time Out New York
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Like its characters, Lotus Eaters is a visual treat-and emotionally vapid.

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

April 3, 2013
Chuck Wilson
Village Voice
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Maddeningly shallow-maybe that's the point-but McGuinness does have talent.

Full Review Source: Village Voice

April 3, 2013
Diego Costa
Slant Magazine

The free spirit-ness of its characters is certainly mirrored in the film's aesthetic playfulness, but the initial glimmer of Fassbinder-esque expression quickly veers toward Xavier Dolan-grade affectation.

Full Review Source: Slant Magazine | Original Score: 2.5/4

April 2, 2013
Harvey S. Karten
Compuserve

A lazily directed, flabby look at a group of young, too-rich Londoners whose lives are so miserable you'll be tempted to give up your money and move to an ashram or monastery.

Full Review Source: Compuserve | Original Score: C

March 27, 2013
Dave Calhoun
Time Out
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A braying, caricatured ensemble which spouts poor dialogue and drowns out anything more tender or well-observed that the film may wish to say about the elegantly wasted.

Full Review Source: Time Out | Original Score: 2/5

May 16, 2012
Fionnuala Halligan
Screen International

Lotus Eaters tracks a posse of pointless rich kids around London, but the result can come across as even more aimless than the antics on screen.

Full Review Source: Screen International

October 26, 2011
Ron Wilkinson
Monsters and Critics

Fascinating black and white photography cannot make up for the lack of energy in this dreamscape of human misery.

Full Review Source: Monsters and Critics | Original Score: 6/10

July 26, 2011
Jordan Mintzer
Hollywood Reporter
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Less a succinct narrative than a meandering portrait of several ultra-rich, ultra-empty thirtysomethings who waste away their days with sex, drugs and ennui.

Full Review Source: Hollywood Reporter

June 16, 2011
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