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December 1, 2010
There's no doubting Alvarez's promise, as he weaves familiar indie elements into a film that is likeable, insightful and compelling.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
March 11, 2010
An unexpectedly stirring first feature by Kyle Patrick Alvarez about the challenges of making human connections in the weird and wired 21st century.
March 11, 2010
Amusingly predicated on the romantic possibilities of phone sex, Easier With Practice pushes past its titillating premise to become a quietly provocative love story about emotionally stunted manhood and the risks some guys will take to connect.
February 26, 2010
Geraghty relies too heavily on facial expressions and mannerisms, but those who appreciate visible effort may be seduced.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
February 26, 2010
Easier With Practice reveals the sense of loneliness and isolation that permeates modern life and the lure of fantasy in filling its emptiness.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
February 26, 2010
Geraghty's wounded-pup appeal keeps the movie alive even as it heads for a dreary, even-more-implausible-than-the-setup third act. Writer-director Kyle Patrick Alvarez, though, usually finds the right tone and appears to have a promising future.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
February 25, 2010
Easier With Practice is an intimate drama about a fledgling author with a sensitive soul.
Read More | Original Score: 3/5
February 25, 2010
Love stories don't come much squirmier than this one, and Alvarez plays it with honesty, insight, and the awkwardness inherent in this blindest of blind dates.
Full Review | Original Score: B
February 24, 2010
Geraghty's performance is harrowing: Clinging to the phone and tortured by his ecstasy, he weaves empathy out of a flawed loner's dysfunctional fetish.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
February 23, 2010
The weird turns that Davy's life takes always feel emotionally honest, thanks in no small measure to Geraghty's achingly true performance.