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Gasoline Reviews

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Dennis Lim
Village Voice
July 1, 2003
Devoid of originality, Gasoline is at least a model of modesty -- a road movie that goes nowhere slowly, and ends up where it began.
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Geoff Pevere
Toronto Star
July 5, 2003
A film that feels like a Europeanized compendium of just about every indie alt-action movie cliche of the past decade.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
Jamie Russell
November 18, 2003
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
Bill Chambers
Film Freak Central
July 4, 2003
[Director Monica] Stambrini drapes the film in a cultural scramble-suit.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
Chris Knight
National Post
July 4, 2003
By the time Lenni's and Stella's story has played out, the writers must have laid down their pens with a sigh. Even the subtitle guy was probably relieved.
Full Review | Original Score: 1/4
Liz Braun
Jam! Movies
July 5, 2003
Benzina has a hip look to it. The film is set in a particularly bleak urban landscape and has plenty of noir elements and edge, visually speaking, but the story is ridiculous.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/5
Ken Fox
TV Guide
July 6, 2003
Impressively stylish but curiously empty.
| Original Score: 2.5/5
David Noh
Film Journal International
July 8, 2003
For those who just can't get enough of Thelma & Louise or any of its numerous imitators, this birra's for you.
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Hazel-Dawn Dumpert
L.A. Weekly
August 27, 2003
By the time we get to the big finish, it feels as if we've merely been poked repeatedly in the ribs with a really good-looking stick.
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G. Allen Johnson
San Francisco Chronicle
October 24, 2003
Stambrini's dialogue seems especially dull, and the screenplay lacks dramatic urgency.
Full Review | Original Score: 1/4
Greg Muskewitz
December 31, 2003
As time tells (remember The Girl?), decidedly lesbian features, unless they have something more enlightening to show or tell, should stick the pornography market.
Full Review | Original Score: F
Emanuel Levy
November 9, 2005
| Original Score: 2/5
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Stephen Holden
New York Times
July 1, 2003
Tautly acted, fairly sexy and atmospheric.
| Original Score: 4/5
Donald J. Levit
ReelTalk Movie Reviews
June 18, 2003
Although inviting comparisons to such movies as 'Thelma & Louise,' 'Bound' and 'Boys Don't Cry,' this dark nighttime film stands on its own quite nicely.
October 6, 2003
Thelma and Louise in Italy with teenage lesbians - Bravo!
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
Adam Nayman
March 26, 2003
A notable debut for director Monica Stambrini.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
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V.A. Musetto
New York Post
July 8, 2003
Stambrini and her cinematographer, Fabio Cianchetti, give the proceedings a high-tech, energetic look that keeps the thrill and entertainment levels high.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
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Frank Scheck
Hollywood Reporter
July 8, 2003
Containing elements from more than a few of its similarly themed predecessors, the loopy but tautly staged Gasoline still manages to be engrossing throughout its brief running time.

E! Online
July 3, 2003
A welcome slice of moodiness in a film season hell-bent on happiness at all costs.
Full Review | Original Score: B

Empire Magazine
December 30, 2006
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
Rich Cline
Shadows on the Wall
March 26, 2003
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Eddie Cockrell
May 1, 2009

Premiere Magazine
July 8, 2003

January 15, 2004
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Time Out
January 26, 2006
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