Race You to the Bottom
Race You to the Bottom (2005)

A bisexual travel writer assigned the task of covering Napa Valley's most romantic hot spots invites an old college friend to join him on his quest, only to find their attraction blossoming into something much more complex in… More

Rated: R
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Release Date: April 30, 2005
DVD Release Date: July 17, 2007
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Frank Scheck
Hollywood Reporter

Although more than a little familiar in its road movie-style romantic banter and bickering, the film is easy to take for a number of reasons, including the witty and frequently caustic dialogue.

Chuck Wilson
L.A. Weekly

Interesting, well-acted debut feature from writer-director Russell Brown.

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Ken Fox
TV Guide

Brown is never clear enough on how he feels about his own characters.

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Jeannette Catsoulis
New York Times

Self-consciously edgy and romantically limp.

Dennis Harvey

Brown's screenplay and direction, both economical and unshowy, sketch character dynamics in crisp terms that resist the temptation to explain all, beg sympathy or heighten drama for purely histrionic purposes.

Timothy Knight

A wisp of a film, dramatically threadbare, and saddled with a brittle and affected performance by Williams.

Kevin Thomas
Los Angeles Times

An illuminating glimpse into some of the more challenging complications that contemporary relationships can present.

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Jeffrey M. Anderson
Combustible Celluloid

I nearly gave up after an incredibly awkward, self-conscious first five minutes, but eventually writer/director Russell Brown finds his groove and sustains it for a long while.

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Jay Antani
Boxoffice Magazine

While clocking in at a relatively painless 75 minutes, Brown fails to come up with anything so fresh and bold in his approach as to make a single one of those worth watching.

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Robert C
An interesting premise, acted out by completely unbelievable cast. The main draw for me was Justin (Green Arrow) Hartley, but he has all of five inutes of… More