Make Out With Violence
Make Out With Violence (2009)

"MAKE-OUT with VIOLENCE," the first feature-length film from the Deagol Brothers, is a genre-bending tale of a boy trying to fulfill his unrequited love for a girl who has risen from the dead. Set against the backdrop of a summer… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Genre: Drama
DVD Release Date: January 18, 2011
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Nick Schager
Lessons of Darkness

A dreadfully pretentious genre-bender about the pain of unrequited love.

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Ronnie Scheib

The film invests in spacey horror tropes one moment, plunges into absurdist adolescent angst the next and begs questions every step of the way, but just about holds together.

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Glenn Dunks

[W]hile the film tackles the subject of personal morality and ethics, it works more as a vehicle for twinkling nostalgia memories of youth.

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Chuck Bowen
Slant Magazine

Make-Out with Violence is a horror movie given the generic low-budget art-movie treatment.

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Andrew Schenker
Village Voice

Inventive without being twee, quirky without being overly Wes Anderson, and suffused with a late-adolescent sense of longing as palpably felt as it is understated.

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Josh Bell

Occasionally inspired but just as often frustrating.

Jeannette Catsoulis
New York Times

Filled with clear, bright images and moments of skewed genius, this delicate debut effortlessly evokes those languid summer doldrums, when even a rotting girlfriend is better than no girlfriend at all.

Allen Almachar
The MacGuffin

Not so much a horror movie as it is a teen drama, just with a zombie thrown in for good measure.

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Nick Davis
Nick's Flick Picks

Builds a real air of mystery around the captive girl, what she is, what she is or isn't capable of doing, and what we're invited to feel about her or her caretaker-captors... Made with real filmmaking flair.

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