When Will I Be Loved
When Will I Be Loved (2004)

Directed by James Toback, the erotic drama When Will I Be Loved? revolves around Vera, the debutante girlfriend (Neve Campbell) of a fast-talking hustler (Frederick Weller) who is on the verge of making millions through a big-money gambling… More

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Rated: R
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Genre: Drama
Release Date: January 25, 2005
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Critic Score: 32% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: Neve Campbell bares all in this seemingly misogynistic trifle.

Jonathan Rosenbaum
Chicago Reader

The slapdash plot, paper-thin characters, misogynist undertones, and mechanical crosscutting are all soft-core standbys.

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Ruthe Stein
San Francisco Chronicle

Another art film that's more pretentious than it needs to be.

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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

Superficial, cynical and irritating dramedy about hustling Big Apple dwellers trying to score sex or make a fast buck or live a hedonist amoral life.

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Joshua Rothkopf
Time Out New York

Not in the foreseeable future, that's when, assuming your name is James Toback and you insist on making phonily provocative movies.

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Wesley Morris
Boston Globe

Most atrocious movies build into their badness, as lacks of talent, ideas, self-confidence, or a total hatred of an audience, are revealed. This one gets it out of the way up front and never looks back.

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Jeffrey M. Anderson
Combustible Celluloid

Many viewers will be turned off by this depraved look inside the darkest corners of one filmmaker's psyche, but I found it refreshing and quite daring.

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Andrew Sarris
New York Observer

Mr. Weller's Ford Welles attains a new extreme of self-loathing on Mr. Toback's part: This compulsive chain-talker has even less charm, substance, dignity or wit than any of his self-hating predecessors.

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Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times

Like a jazz solo that touches familiar themes on its way to a triumphant and unexpected conclusion.

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Christopher Zinsli
Film Threat

Too pointless to be artsy and too decorous to be sexy.

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Flixster Audience Score: 31% Flixster User Reviews
Edward Boxler
Compelling and pretensious, but Neve Campbell gives one of her best performances.
Chosen 718
Interesting film, Neve Campbell puts on a great performance in this enigmatic independent film.
Walter M.
[font=Century Gothic]In "When Will I Be Loved", Ford(Frederick Weller) is a two-bit hustler who sees a chance to make it into the big time by using… More
Jim Woehr
Neve Campbell plays a sexy woman in the city who tried of being neglected by her boyfriend (Frederick Weller from Plain Sight). He's always scheming on… More