I Trust You to Kill Me
I Trust You to Kill Me (2006)

Filmmaker Manu Boyer highlights the determined struggles of an unknown band to make a name for themselves as their curiously high-profile manager does his best to spread the good word in a musical documentary that is at once entertaining… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: September 15, 2006
DVD Release Date: January 9, 2007
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Frank Scheck
Hollywood Reporter

A home movie masquerading as a feature documentary.

Michael Ordoņa
Los Angeles Times

I Trust You to Kill Me has enough virtues -- principally Sutherland's presence and the quality of the music -- to make it an enjoyable trip.

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Felix Gonzalez Jr.
DVD Review

... it seems as though Boyer started out wanting to document a struggling band's rise to stardom and quickly lost interest in them at the sight of a more famous personality.

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Peter Hartlaub
San Francisco Chronicle

It doesn't seem like a single scene was filmed without the main characters being aware that the cameras were on, and there is almost no dramatic tension.

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Tim Grierson
L.A. Weekly

A rather standard out-on-the-road rock doc except for one unique and under-explored twist: The 24 star, after signing the band to his label, impulsively decided to accompany them on this barnstorming adventure as their tour manager.

David Nusair
Reel Film Reviews

...it's difficult to overlook the film's sporadic bursts of effectiveness (including, of course, the infamous episode in which Sutherland drunkenly tackles a Christmas tree).

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Gregory Kirschling
Entertainment Weekly

Even when he looks like a complete dolt, Sutherland still comes off sympathetically, as a cool guy.

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Joe Leydon

At its frequent best, the artfully crafted doc earns respect as an insightful and arresting behind-the-scenes look at what any band must endure to make that first lunge at the brass ring.

Christopher Null

elusive and distant

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