I Trust You to Kill Me
I Trust You to Kill Me (2006)

Filmmaker Manu Boyer highlights the determined struggles of an unknown band to make a name for themselves as their curiously high-profile manager does his best to spread the good word in a musical documentary that is at once entertaining… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: January 9, 2007
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Critic Score: 33% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Frank Scheck
Hollywood Reporter

A home movie masquerading as a feature documentary.

Michael Ordoņa
Los Angeles Times

I Trust You to Kill Me has enough virtues -- principally Sutherland's presence and the quality of the music -- to make it an enjoyable trip.

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Felix Gonzalez Jr.
DVD Review

... it seems as though Boyer started out wanting to document a struggling band's rise to stardom and quickly lost interest in them at the sight of a more famous personality.

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Peter Hartlaub
San Francisco Chronicle

It doesn't seem like a single scene was filmed without the main characters being aware that the cameras were on, and there is almost no dramatic tension.

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Tim Grierson
L.A. Weekly

A rather standard out-on-the-road rock doc except for one unique and under-explored twist: The 24 star, after signing the band to his label, impulsively decided to accompany them on this barnstorming adventure as their tour manager.

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David Nusair
Reel Film Reviews

...it's difficult to overlook the film's sporadic bursts of effectiveness (including, of course, the infamous episode in which Sutherland drunkenly tackles a Christmas tree).

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Gregory Kirschling
Entertainment Weekly

Even when he looks like a complete dolt, Sutherland still comes off sympathetically, as a cool guy.

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Joe Leydon
Variety

At its frequent best, the artfully crafted doc earns respect as an insightful and arresting behind-the-scenes look at what any band must endure to make that first lunge at the brass ring.

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Christopher Null
Filmcritic.com

elusive and distant

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