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Cook County Reviews

December 16, 2011
There's rarely a point when we believe in any of these characters, the bleakly romanticized setting or their increasingly ugly story.
Full Review | Original Score: 1/5
December 16, 2011
Meth addicts at least can qualify for treatment; where, though, is the rehab facility for indie directors addicted to making ugly little movies about wretched little losers?
Full Review | Original Score: 0.5/4
December 15, 2011
What we need is for the writer and director, David Pomes, to wallow less in aimless dialogue and lowlife sordidness. What we need is a point.
Read More | Original Score: 2.5/5
December 15, 2011
Its almost-gleeful horrorshow quality comes with the tinge of exploitation. Misery begets more misery, but to what end?
Read More | Original Score: C+
December 13, 2011
Pomes squeezes in a few well-observed details among the recycled white-trash clichés...
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
December 13, 2011
Rather than viewing moral chaos from the eye of a storm, director David Pomes watches his movie blow off into the storm itself.
November 17, 2011
Debuting writer-director David Pomes brings grimy authenticity and a sustained sense of dread to this bleak but well-acted drug drama.
April 4, 2011
This rough-edged, low-budget drama impresses with spot-on performances, perfect-pitch dialogue and an overall sense that something bad might happen at any moment, unless something worse happens first.