Sugarhouse
Sugarhouse (2007)

Actor-turned-director Gary Love makes his feature debut with this screen adaptation of co-screenwriter Dominic Leyton's acclaimed stage production Collision. Tom (Steven Mackintosh) is a middle class city boy who is currently scouring… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: March 10, 2009
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Critic Score: 29% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Derek Elley
Variety

Three good actors get hijacked by a talky, pointless script.

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Derek Malcolm
This is London

The film, in the end, looks very much like an adaptation of one of those preachy plays that tries too hard to tell it like it is among the underclass.

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Tim Robey
Daily Telegraph

What justified filming Dominic Leyton's play Collision is hard to see, but the decisions taken in opening it out are what truly wreck Gary Love's misbegotten attempt to do so.

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Trevor Johnston
Time Out

Although the writing's exploration of common humanity across the social divide offers occasional worthwhile moral provocation, its evident theatricality also works against any sense of urban authenticity.

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Stuart McGurk
thelondonpaper

Directed by Gary Love, early shots promise much but it never delivers. Essentially a Play For Today, with more crack and a syrupy ending you can see coming.

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Nigel Andrews
Financial Times

Dominic Leyton's script from his play starts as a flicker of fancy words and ends as a verbose fireball consuming all reality.

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Rich Cline
Shadows on the Wall

Strains so hard to establish some sort of rough street cred that it ends up feeling artificial.

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Anthony Quinn
Independent

In Gary Love's determinedly gritty Brit-crim movie, three good actors chase around a script that keeps promising more than it delivers.

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Peter Bradshaw
Guardian

Mackintosh's character is a bit sketchy, and his occasional, dramatic interventions were not really believable.

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Flixster Audience Score: 52% Flixster User Reviews
Lady D'arbanville
Slow paced, but superbly acted, starring some of Britain?s most underrated Actors. The acting was so good, that parts had no dialogue at all and yet the… More
Panta Oz
This screen adaptation of co-screenwriter Dominic Leyton's stage production Collision was a wonderful choice for Gary Love who makes his feature debut with… More