I Melt with You Reviews

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February 11, 2013
Director Mark Pellington creates complex characters in his new thriller I Melt With You, but unfortunately fails to deliver a realistic, intriguing story.
March 24, 2012
Has the look of a John Cassavetes film, but with wimpy, colorless characters and a lot more drugs, death and color.
January 16, 2012
Former porn star Sasha Grey turns up in a small role, and I daresay that the blunt, single-syllable scripts employed in her erotic films were Oscar-worthy compared to this drivel.
January 4, 2012
The actors do their best with what's been thrown at them-such a waste of so much talent-but by journey's end the film collapses on itself.
December 31, 2011
The best-looking bad film of 2011, I Melt with You squanders a fine acting quartet with self-indulgent existential angst among characters who are impossible to like.
December 30, 2011
Laughably awful melodrama.
December 22, 2011
Whether you're male or female, going through a mid-life crisis is no picnic. But watching the way it's depicted in 'I Melt with You' may be even worse.
December 15, 2011
Instead of sympathizing with these jackasses, one wants to scream exactly what they don't want to hear: "Oh, grow up."
December 12, 2011
This is meant to be probing and piercing, and it is merely rancid, shallow and bilious.
December 10, 2011
Picture the anti-drug egg commercial from the 80s. "This is your brain. This is 'I Melt With You.' This is your brain on 'I Melt With You.'" Get it?
December 9, 2011
The actual result is sad, pathetic, anxious, and depressing.
December 9, 2011
December 9, 2011
A fanfare for the common jerk that taints every '80s-era alt-rock soundtrack tune it touches, "I Melt With You" assuredly marks itself as one of 2011's most ludicrous releases.
December 8, 2011
By the end, you feel nothing, not even contempt.
December 8, 2011
Good Lord, is this what's waiting on the other side of 40?
December 8, 2011
If it weren't played so very straight, this jaw-dropping thriller might pass for an accurate satire of Hollywood self-indulgence. Instead, it serves as a prime example.
December 8, 2011
Although a stark performative moment here and a cold, sexy shot there slip through, all of the film's lesser ambitions are undone by its most risible one - to be serious, and thus be taken seriously.
December 8, 2011
Wildly overwrought portrait of four college buddies reunited for a weekend of drug-fueled debauchery and soul searching. Like a drunken evening, there are some good moments but it's not worth it in the end.
December 8, 2011
A tolerant few will find smears of art buried somewhere beneath the relentless excess, I feel most who approach the feature will walk away with bloodshot eyes, tinnitus, and a urgent feeling to never sit through another Pellington movie.
December 8, 2011
A reunion of four college friends sheds little light on the male psyche in this garbled and unwatchable film
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