The Acid House
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This adaptation of three stories from Irvine Welsh's short-story collection of the same name reunites Annie Louise Ross, Kevin McKidd, and Ewen Bremner from the author's previous cinematic success, Trainspotting, which was also set in the author's native North Edinburgh. In the Kafka-esque "The Granton Star Cause," a lazy amateur footballer (Stephen McCole) has a very, very bad day that culminates in God (Maurice Roeves) turning him into an insect. In "A Soft Touch," a young husband and father (McKidd) finds his life disrupted when a psychotic neighbor (Gary… More
Rotten Tomatoes Score: 45%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"What the three stories do share are solid ideas all dressed up with nowhere to go."
‑ David Luty, Film Journal International
"...assaults our jaded senses..."
‑ Jeffrey M. Anderson, Combustible Celluloid
"Cheap and unpleasant, yet compelling"
‑ Luke Y. Thompson, New Times
"It's a one-joke film that fails to be amusing almost from the start, and shamefully wastes a talented ensemble cast in such a trite and depressing enterprise."
‑ Dennis Schwartz, Ozus' World Movie Reviews
"If I could give this movie a negative rating, I would."
‑ David Nusair, Reel Film Reviews
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