Crave (2013)

A downtrodden photographer, haunted by the urban violence and decay around him, retreats into an inner world of dark fantasies. Those dangerous visions explode in reality with deadly consequences when his intoxicating new relationship with… More

Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: December 6, 2013
DVD Release Date: March 10, 2014
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Critic Score: 29% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Pete Vonder Haar
Village Voice

The guy fancies himself a hero, when in reality he's the person constantly thinking of witty comebacks after the fact.

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Jared Mobarak
The Film Stage

There may be a really good film in here if the excess is removed so the character study of these damaged souls can be more closely examined.

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Brent Simon
Shared Darkness

An artful if overlong howl of urban lamentation that puts an intriguingly melancholic top-spin on notions of vigilantism.

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Susan Wloszczyna

A creepy and deliberately paced thriller that is effective in its unpleasantness ...

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Ron Wilkinson
It's Just Movies

Psycho film noir in the crumbling inner city has the right idea but lacks depth.

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Maitland McDonagh
Film Journal International

[The actors are] all undermined by not just the clichéd story but director/co-writer Charles de Lauzirika's misguided tone, which veers from straight-up impotent fury to a clunky humor that's just not funny in the story's overall context.

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John Anderson

Helmer-writer Charles de Lauzirika's accomplished debut feature is too funny and self-aware to be disturbing, but it's certainly memorable.

Felix Vasquez Jr.
Cinema Crazed

A tedious bore from start to finish...

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Matt Donato
We Got This Covered

For those of you expecting a rousing tale of vigilante justice and psychological thrills, you'll sadly be craving a completely different film once you realize the one you're watching has a strong grasp on neither aspect.

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Flixster Audience Score: 26% Flixster User Reviews
Greg S
A crime-scene photographer romances a younger woman in his apartment building, while suffering delusions and fantasies about becoming a vigilante. This movie is… More
Todd Smith
What we crave is a better movie! The previews set this thing up to look like a film version of Dexter, but that couldn't be further from the truth. The… More