Attitude
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Coming as part of a spate of interrelated films made in collaboration with San Francisco's experimental theater troupe the Tenderloin yGroup, venerable indie filmmaker Rob Nilsson delivers this Cassavetes-style meditation on a group of desperate, homeless, or otherwise downtrodden characters who try to find connection with each other -- with varying degrees of success. Attitude takes as its lead character Spoddy (Michael Disend), a recently HIV-positive mechanic and petty thief who, fearing retribution from some shady business associates, takes refuge with a group of homeless people living… More
Rotten Tomatoes Score: 40%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"Attitude is filled with numbing aimlessness."
‑ Frank Scheck, Hollywood Reporter
"The results are neither the touchy-feely do- goodism nor Dogmatic dementia one might fear."
‑ Ed Halter, Village Voice
"A typical Nilsson mix of the audacious and the cringe-inducing."
‑ Dave Kehr, New York Times
"Though the results can't really be called enjoyable, the intensity that bleeds off the screen is undeniably effective."
‑ Maitland McDonagh, TV Guide's Movie Guide
"Erratic, shoestring-budget, shot-on-video drama."
‑ V.A. Musetto, New York Post
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