Steam (2007)

Three women struggle with the joys and sorrows of love in this three-part drama from writer and director Kyle Schickner. Teenaged Elizabeth (Kate Siegel) has been raised in a conservative, deeply religious household, and when she goes away… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Genre: Drama
Release Date: November 15, 2007
DVD Release Date: September 29, 2009
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Lou Lumenick
New York Post

The clichés are thicker than the Steam in Kyle Schickner's hackneyed dramedy.

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Brian Miller
Village Voice

Writer-director Kyle Schickner embraces every cliche with gusto. (Behold the cruel intolerance of the patriarchy!)

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Avi Offer
NYC Movie Guru

Convoluted, contrived and bland while failing to be truly endearing, insightful or believable in terms of drama and romance.

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Jeannette Catsoulis
New York Times

So cheesy and so poorly acted that it should never have seen the light of day.

Kevin Thomas
Los Angeles Times

[Director] Schickner's reach exceeds his grasp. In trying to tell three stories simultaneously in a two-hour running time, he allows for too many developments that seem driven more by plot than character.

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Anna King
Time Out

If these one-dimensional stereotypes were to hit the steam room, they'd go quite limp.

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Michael Szymanski
International Press Academy

This is a movie that I can safely recommend to both my sister and my mom, to Republicans and Democrats, to my students in college to my son's elementary school teachers, to my close friends and even total strangers. Not many movies are like that. There's

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