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Chosen by the man himself, the Kevin Smith Movie Club presents Weekender. The rave scene has arrived from Ibiza and warehouse parties are exploding across the UK bringing phenomenal wealth to the organizers. In Manchester, best friends Matt and Dylan are in their early 20s and want to be a part of this social scene. They are taken on a wild journey from the exclusive VIP rooms of London clubs to the outrageous parties in Ibiza super-villas. But as their success continues to grow, they attract a more dark and sinister world. (c) Official Site

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Rotten Tomatoes Score: 9%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"From the opening voiceover to the out-of-their-heads party scenes, it's utterly generic."
‑ Cath Clarke, Time Out
"Weekender isn't a very original film but at least the music score sounds authentic and director Karl Golden keeps the pace going."
‑ Derek Malcolm, This is London
"It's hard to not get caught up by the smoky, strobe-filled excess of easy money and ecstasy-enhanced raves."
‑ Becky Bartlett, The Skinny
"A bang-on soundtrack will make the hairs on ex-ravers' necks stand up. The plot will have the opposite effect."
‑ Damon Wise, Empire Magazine
"The perennial problem with party films is that the viewer is made to feel a wallflower, looking on from the sidelines, and director Karl Golden does nothing to dispel that sense of distance here."
‑ Brian Pendreigh, Radio Times
"It's rammed with cliches and silliness and conforms to a lot of stereotypes, the most suspect being the obligatory scene in Ibiza whose only purpose is to show loads of young women with no tops on."
‑ Peter Bradshaw, Guardian
"The script is all over the place and the lacklustre direction ensures that it never quite delivers the rush you're hoping for."
‑ Matthew Turner, ViewLondon
"The leads gurn gamely, Ben Batt's villain oozes menace and Golden directs energetically, but the climactic twists are as convincing as pills made of washing powder."
‑ Kevin Harley, Total Film
"You don't feel a time and a place have been captured with much detail."
‑ Tim Robey, Daily Telegraph
"A poor man's Human Traffic."
‑ Henry Fitzherbert, Daily Express
"A dead party with too few tricks up its sleeve."
‑ Martyn Conterio, Little White Lies
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