Love Object
Love Object (2003)

Robert Parigi writes and directs the low-budget horror movie Love Object. Technical writer Kenneth (Desmond Harrington) is too shy to reveal his attraction to co-worker Lisa (Melissa Sagemiller). He's only able to relax after ordering… More

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Rated: R
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Genre: Horror
Release Date: July 13, 2004
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42%
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57%


Critic Score: 42% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Mark Jenkins
Washington Post

The sort of clumsy undertaking that trips up everyone and everything in it.

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Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times

The movie reaches with increasing desperation toward humor and grisly sadism, and the mood is broken.

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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

The film sends a false message about freaky sex.

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Los Angeles Times

Droll and modestly creepy horror film.

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Robert K. Elder
Chicago Tribune

While some pedestrian camerawork and spotty acting from supporting players deflate Love Object, it has enough juice -- and a surprising twist -- to keep fans of the slow-burn horror genre enthralled.

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Staci Layne Wilson
Horror.com

As Kenneth dips into 'Norman Bates meets The Marquis de Sade' waters, horror fans will stand transfixed and will definitely not be disappointed by the shocking finale.

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Chuck Wilson
L.A. Weekly

What's missing is any sense of why such a handsome man is afraid of women. That makes the premise hard to swallow, especially since Harrington is too commanding to be a believable dweeb.

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Carla Meyer
San Francisco Chronicle

What might have been a commentary on the objectification of women becomes an unrestrained forum for twisted ideas of sexuality.

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Tim Cogshell
Boxoffice Magazine

The comedy falls flat and the only real horror is having to sit through the whole damn thing.

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Flixster Audience Score: 57% Flixster User Reviews
El Hombre Invisible
What does an office worker living a dull, routine life without friends or a woman do?? Orders one of the life-like silicone love dolls and models it after a… More
Dr Blood  
Desmond Harrington does a fantastic job as Kenneth Winslow. He's sort of like half Norman Bates and half Willard (but without all the rats!).
Christopher Brown
Top notch, psychotic performance by Desmond Harrington in a movie that doesn't pull it's punches. The anti-May movie, for people who like their… More