Lovers of Hate

  • Studio: IFC
  • Release Date: Feb 11, 2011

Generally favorable reviews - based on 8 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 5 out of 8
  2. Negative: 0 out of 8

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Critic Reviews

  1. Reviewed by: Eric Kohn
    Feb 10, 2011
    Never indulging in outright scare tactics or loose improvisation, the movie primarily works like an awkward narrative that plays with perspective.
  2. Reviewed by: Jeannette Catsoulis
    Feb 10, 2011
    Smartly written and flawlessly acted, Lovers of Hate is a Trojan horse, the kind of movie that begins so self-effacingly that we don't expect any surprises.
  3. Reviewed by: Peter Hartlaub
    Feb 9, 2011
    If you were ever wondering what "Die Hard" would have been like if Neil LaBute directed it as an art film, prepare to enjoy Lovers of Hate.
  4. 70
    Lovers of Hate would be a family tragedy if the immature antics of the three characters didn't send you ping-ponging from sympathetic chuckles to guffaws of disgust.
  5. Reviewed by: Mark Holcomb
    Feb 9, 2011
    A 2010 Sundance favorite, this inventive (and inventively thrifty) character study from Austin indie stalwart Bryan Poyser never flinches from the intractable sibling resentment at its core.

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