Syrup (2013)

Based on the best-selling book, SYRUP is an edgy comedy that exposes the cut-throat world of advertising through the eyes of a young prodigy chasing fame, fortune, and the woman of his dreams. Fresh out of school with a degree in marketing,… More

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Rated: R
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Genre: Drama, Comedy
Release Date: June 7, 2013
DVD Release Date: November 5, 2013
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Critic Score: 25% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Geoff Pevere
Globe and Mail

It's tempting to say that Aram Rappaport's Syrup sticks, but it's also true.

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Joe Neumaier
New York Daily News

The story works hard for winking relevance. But this dark lark is like walking around Times Square looking at the flashy logos and lights and thinking you see the message behind the medium.

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Brian Orndorf

It's a spunky film, but only in frustrating fits, with the majority of the feature overly concerned with its appearance, generating a sliver of irony to go with all the mediocrity.

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Bruce DeMara
Toronto Star

Syrup is an unsatisfying blend of romantic comedy and scathing social satire, slamming the high-stakes games of product marketing and sales.

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Sarah Gopaul
Digital Journal

Syrup does nothing to challenge the stereotype but instead embraces it in an outlandish farce.

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Ethan Alter
Television Without Pity

Syrup imagines itself to be bolder and funnier than it actually is.

Stephanie Merry
Washington Post

The actors are young and beautiful, the soundtrack kicks and the camera zips around with precision. But the script never seems to match the carefully orchestrated mood.

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Isaac Feldberg
We Got This Covered

A great performance from Amber Heard can't save Syrup from its half-baked, sluggish script and obnoxious complacency.

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Flixster Audience Score: 36% Flixster User Reviews
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Panta Oz
Syrup is satirical comedy based on the novel of the same name by Max Barry. Directed by Aram Rappaport and screenplay written by the director and the author of… More
Martin Bishop
Max Barry is one of my favorite authors, so I have been waiting anxiously for the film of his first novel, Syrup, to be released ever since I heard it was being… More
Dann Michalski
Based on the acclaimed novel, Syrup is a hard hitting comedy about the advertising industry. After stealing a million-dollar idea for an energy drink from a… More