Love Object
Love Object (2003)

Robert Parigi writes and directs the low-budget horror movie Love Object. Technical writer Kenneth (Desmond Harrington) is too shy to reveal his attraction to co-worker Lisa (Melissa Sagemiller). He's only able to relax after ordering… More

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Rated: R
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Genre: Horror
Release Date: November 1, 2003
DVD Release Date: July 13, 2004
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Critic Score: 40% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Mark Jenkins
Washington Post

The sort of clumsy undertaking that trips up everyone and everything in it.

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Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times

The movie reaches with increasing desperation toward humor and grisly sadism, and the mood is broken.

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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

The film sends a false message about freaky sex.

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Los Angeles Times

Droll and modestly creepy horror film.

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Robert K. Elder
Chicago Tribune

While some pedestrian camerawork and spotty acting from supporting players deflate Love Object, it has enough juice -- and a surprising twist -- to keep fans of the slow-burn horror genre enthralled.

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Staci Layne Wilson

As Kenneth dips into 'Norman Bates meets The Marquis de Sade' waters, horror fans will stand transfixed and will definitely not be disappointed by the shocking finale.

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Chuck Wilson
L.A. Weekly

What's missing is any sense of why such a handsome man is afraid of women. That makes the premise hard to swallow, especially since Harrington is too commanding to be a believable dweeb.

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Carla Meyer
San Francisco Chronicle

What might have been a commentary on the objectification of women becomes an unrestrained forum for twisted ideas of sexuality.

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Tim Cogshell
Boxoffice Magazine

The comedy falls flat and the only real horror is having to sit through the whole damn thing.

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Top notch, psychotic performance by Desmond Harrington in a movie that doesn't pull it's punches. The anti-May movie, for people who like their… More