The Living End
The Living End (2008)

Director Gregg Araki's low-budget road movie The Living End is a lovers-on-the-run film with a twist; the lovers are two young, HIV-positive gay males. Shortly after Jon (Craig Gilmore), a freelance film reviewer, meets enigmatic… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: April 29, 2008
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Critic Score: 67% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Lisa Kennedy
Denver Post

It is visually vibrant (in a wonderful on-the- cheap kind of way). But its insightful fury is undercut by thrashes of immaturity. It's engaged with culture and angry at it.

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Josh Bell
Las Vegas Weekly

Probably more valuable as a cultural artifact than a movie.

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Emanuel Levy

Self described by its director as "my most desperate movie," this road movie about two HIV-positive runaways and imposible love in th face of death, put Gregg Araki at the forefront of indie directors.

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Flixster Audience Score: 61% Flixster User Reviews
Nicki Marie
I remember really liking this movie back in the 90's. Was excited to see it on DVD for rental. Well, I have to say I had forgotten most of the story apart… More
John Ballantine
A gripping road trip with the unique angle of having two HIV positive men take to the road to come to grips with their unsure future. Very good.
Mike T.
Araki brings great ideas to the table, but his execution leaves a lot to be desired. The two lead actors are consistently unconvincing, so their love story has… More

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