Cheech Reviews

December 15, 2006
Cheech is ultimately done in by the derivative nature of its backward structure, too many people-screaming-in-rooms scenes and the almost entirely disengaging nature of its characters.
December 15, 2006
Not to everyone's tastes, this Quebec film is nasty, brutal and pulpish. But it has wry humour, too, and works by sucking you into its low-rent world.
December 15, 2006
Directing such a cavalcade, Patrice Sauv seems less an assured auteur than an overtaxed traffic cop, waving this one ahead and holding that one back and ultimately, when the final pile-up looms, just tooting his whistle in shrill frustration.
December 14, 2006
With its garish and seamy scenes, its flabby shots and not-snappy-enough dialogue, Cheech is often like a nasty old pair of leopard-print underwear, its elastic frayed and loose.