Crush (2002)

Produced with the help of the Sundance Institute, Alison Maclean's first feature, Crush, is a clever, gynocentric neo-noir. Oscar winner Marcia Gay Harden (Pollock) stars as Lane, the film's conflicted femme fatale. The film opens… More

Rated: R
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Release Date: April 5, 2002
DVD Release Date: August 27, 2002
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Critic Score: 36% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: Derailed by jarring plot turns, Crush is an implausible take on female friendships.

Loren King
Chicago Tribune

Mixes slapstick, poignancy, tragedy and sophisticated wit.

Jeffrey M. Anderson
Combustible Celluloid

Crush is a half-comedy, half-weepie that doesn't really work, though Andie MacDowell is quite wonderful.

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James Rocchi

British comedy about fortyish female friends is as well-crafted as it is predictable.

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Geoff Pevere
Toronto Star

While McKay's debut feature is witty, weepy and easy on the eyes, it never lets the obligation to entertain interfere with the messy flow of human responses.

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Harry Guerin
RTÉ (Ireland)

While it would be easy to give Crush the new title of Two Weddings and a Funeral, it's a far more thoughtful film than any slice of Hugh Grant whimsy.

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Forrest Hartman
Reno Gazette-Journal

Where we might have had a cynical-yet-funny meditation on men, women and relationships, we're left with a string of interesting moments that don't work as a whole.

Globe and Mail

...the plot is so mechanical it squeaks.

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Film Threat

There are pleasures to be had early on in "Crush," but they get fewer and farther between.

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Brent Simon
Entertainment Today

Hurrah! Gabby, obvious, adult angst-driven, sex-saturated American television has finally crossed the Atlantic and returned in irritating film form!

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Flixster Audience Score: 59% Flixster User Reviews
Leigh Ryan
Hard movie to get through. Pretty okay movie though.