Love Streams
Love Streams (1984)

In this emotional roller coaster ride, Robert Harmon (John Cassavetes) is a street-wise, sometimes obnoxious writer currently working on a book about the seamier side of buying/selling love, and Sarah Lawson (Gena Rowlands) is an emotive… More

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Rated: PG-13
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Genre: Drama
Release Date: August 12, 2014
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Dennis Lim
Village Voice

Love Streams is at once a culmination of the director's obsessions and his most atypical film.

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Dave Kehr
Chicago Reader

John Cassavetes's career of risk taking comes to a climax in this rich, original, emotionally magnificent 1984 film.

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Jeffrey M. Anderson
Combustible Celluloid

This is a great film, and worthy of the effort it takes to sit through it.

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Janet Maslin
New York Times

There's no other American director who can do what John Cassavetes does on the screen.

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Austin Trunick
Under the Radar

[Cassavetes'] final performance is so powerful ... Rowlands, of course, rises to meet his performance.

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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

A risk taking highly emotional drama about love, loneliness, making a connection and desire.

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Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times

The movie is exasperating, because we never know where we stand or what will happen next. I think that's one of its strengths: There's an exhilaration in this roller-coaster ride through scenes that come out of nowhere.

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Christopher Null
Film Racket

a soul rattler.

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Nick Davis
Nick's Flick Picks

One of Cassavetes' most maddening films, but also one of his most wondrous and special.

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Flixster Audience Score: 92% Flixster User Reviews
Tim Sigur
As in any Cassavettes, the good outweighs the bad because the good is fucking amazing.