Thirty-something guy with arrested development falls for thirty-something girl with arrested development, but moving out of his junior high school bedroom proves too much. Tragedy ensues. Writer and d... read more
DVD Release Date: November 13, 2012
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April 9, 2013
From the nice opening sequence where the camera pans slowly from people goofily dancing at a wedding (and why is it that the scene is so depressing???), to the main character Abe, sitting at a table next to a stunningly depressed looking woman, you'd think that this film has seri...
November 4, 2012
I think I need to watch this one again when I am not so tired. I really lost the plot (literally) by the end.
October 12, 2012
The antidote to all those slacker done good/feel good success films. It's anti Hollywood, gives unnecessary enthusiasm the finger and as much as I like Judd Apatow films (the older ones anyway), it does feel like it gives them a fair right-hook to the jaw which they pretty much h...
July 27, 2012
It's not easy to get on Todd Solondz's wavelength, but once you do it's a unique ride. The story goes from optimistic to very grim. He draws humor from serious situations. There's a feeling of schadenfreude in watching their pathetic lives implode. Two-thirds of the narrative is ...
August 3, 2012fb720603734
DARK HORSE is my favorite Todd Solondz film since HAPPINESS. Although it falls well within his tried and true bag of tricks he's always employed - - dark, morose characters, long pauses, and razor-sharp hate-filled speeches cloaked in despair, this one has something new. JORDAN...
August 13, 2012
Decent but not so much of a satisfying film. Its a pretty dark/serious indie drama/comedy about a young man falling for an emo woman and coming to terms with his life and relationships. What stood out for me the most was the original humor that odd Solondz likes to put in there ...
November 14, 2012fb20312798
Its the most straightforward comedy that Solondz has made (at least for the first 3/4 of the film), and the early stuff is great. Jordan Gelber's performance as a near 40 man child is perfect, he's emotionally undeveloped while pretending to be a worldly man . . . I've met these ...
February 7, 2013fb100000185301014
Unlike most of the Solondz films, this one seemed very cheerful and quirkily hilarious. Selma Blair was amazing, it's her second time working with Solondz and her character is totally different now. Dark Horse is anti-climatic, cynical, indecisive. I love the ensemble and the tit...
November 14, 2012
Not as good as some of his early work, but still a solid Todd Solondz film.
January 13, 2013fb67801456
The characters are slightly too one dimensional, but Dark Horse catches you off guard and grows stronger as it goes along. The most ambitious film of Todd's career and his best in years.
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