Violet Tendencies
Violet Tendencies (2010)

She's Manhattan's most fabulous fruit fly! At 40, Violet is the racy, fun-loving belle of the ball. She spends her nights as royalty, but when the party ends, she always heads home alone. While her co-worker Riley struggles with his… More

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Rated: R
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Genre: Comedy
Release Date: November 5, 2010
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Critic Score: 57% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Ronnie Scheib
Variety

Andreas, working from Jesse Archer's reductive script, knows how to pump energy into tired ideas and turn twinkly stereotypes into high-camp icons.

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Sarah Boslaugh
Playback:stl

... the road to love is strewn with one-liners and musical interludes, as least if you're seeking it in a Casper Andreas (A Four Letter World, The Big Gay Musical) film.

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Avi Offer
NYC Movie Guru

Slightly uneven and often contrived, but nonetheless entertaining, funny and bold. Mindy Cohn shines in a heartfelt performance filled with panache.

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Mike Hale
New York Times

If you're paying attention, you won't be able to ignore the scattershot plotting, the synthetic emotions, the highly variable quality of the acting and the woodenness of Jesse Archer's script when it isn't dealing in one-liners.

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Fr. Chris Carpenter
Movie Dearest

Chock full of relatable, well-drawn characters, razor-sharp dialogue and witty observations...(Mindy) Cohn's performance and those of the supporting cast are great.

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Nick Schager
Village Voice

It's hard to swallow such a dubious message when it's made via schematic, preposterous plotting that stacks the deck in favor of its protagonists' happily-ever-afters.

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Joseph Jon Lanthier
Slant Magazine

Violet Tendencies betrays both its camp roots and its grown-up goals.

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