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  • Summary: Sympathy for Delicious is an edgy rock-and-roll spiritual journey that explores the lasting effects of tragedy, the search for meaning, and the ultimate redemptive power of compassion. (Maya Entertainment)
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  1. Reviewed by: Joe Neumaier
    Apr 29, 2011
    60
    Though Bloom feels like he dropped in from another movie, it all spins on screenwriter Thornton's charismatic performance, which also accounts for the survival instinct inside the film.
  2. Reviewed by: John DeFore
    Apr 26, 2011
    60
    Ruffalo gives voice to the film's unironic point of view.
  3. Reviewed by: Alison Willmore
    Apr 26, 2011
    60
    A mess-but a beautiful one, crammed with enough big ideas and outsize performances for three movies.
  4. Reviewed by: Michelle Orange
    Apr 26, 2011
    50
    Ruffalo has assembled an exceptional cast-to surround writer and star Christopher Thornton, but a script that favors incident over story and direction that crowds scenes instead of letting them breathe make for curiously rough going.
  5. Reviewed by: Rex Reed
    Apr 26, 2011
    50
    An odd, confusing, ugly and mostly indigestible movie about religious hysteria and rock 'n' roll-two subjects I find about as interesting as opening a tattoo parlor. I wish I liked the movie half as much as I like the actor.
  6. Reviewed by: Peter Rainer
    Apr 29, 2011
    42
    This semiexpressionist fantasia is a botch.
  7. Reviewed by: Dennis Harvey
    Apr 26, 2011
    40
    This offbeat effort proves more admirable for its ambition than anything else, as the uneasy mix of satire, allegory, grittiness and redemption never quite jells.

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  1. Sep 18, 2013
    10
    Beautifully written inspirational masterpiece. These critics obviously don't understand the message attempted to be displayed in this movie.Beautifully written inspirational masterpiece. These critics obviously don't understand the message attempted to be displayed in this movie. Great cast. You can tell Thornton put his heart and soul into this film. Expand

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