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Calum Marsh
Slant Magazine
January 29, 2012
Rather than express any emotional truth of its own, Bad Fever merely adopts an attitude that resembles one.
Full Review | Original Score: 1.5/4
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Jeannette Catsoulis
New York Times
February 2, 2012
As the camera skitters spastically around its troubled schlub, the film becomes a muddy, minimalist moan of desperation.
| Original Score: 1.5/5
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J. R. Jones
Chicago Reader
May 11, 2012
Heavy on the awkward silences and joggling, invasive close-ups.
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Nick Schager
Village Voice
January 31, 2012
From its opening white-letters-on-red-background credit sequence to its diligent focus on a wayward loner drifting about the outskirts of society and sanity, Bad Fever has the empathetic soul of '70s American filmmaking.
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Richard Brody
New Yorker
January 30, 2012
Defa exerts delicate control over his incendiary material and evokes emotional terrors with a sympathetic directness; his raw-toned drama is quietly hectic and brutally poignant.
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Ronnie Scheib
February 2, 2012
Audley, a helmer in his own right, somehow infuses Eddie with a compelling presence that exerts an offbeat authenticity.
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