Top 3 Critics’ Picks In Theaters this August: Charlie McDowell’s The One I Love


The One I Love – Charlie McDowell
Limited Release – August 22nd
Distributor: RADiUS-TWC

Awards & Fests: Premiered at the 2014 Sundance Film Festival and has been programmed at a slew of American indie fests such as Dallas, Sarasota, Seattle and Traverse.

What the critic’s are saying?: Our Nicholas Bell makes the case that we best not know much going into the genre-bender, “almost impossible to discuss without tarnishing the highly nuanced and inventive twists it uses to ponder age old relationship issue situations, Charlie McDowell’s directorial debut, The One I Love is one of those films best to experience completely blindsided.”

Variety critic Geoff Berkshire’s glowing review makes the mention of great perfs from the onscreen pair, surprising since “screenwriter Justin Lader only supplied a 50-page script and suggested dialogue, leaving Duplass and Moss to improvise a large percentage of the lines.”

And the next Critics’ Pick for August is…

Eric Lavallée is the founder, editor-in-chief and film critic at (founded in 2000). Eric splits his time between his home base in Montreal, NYC, and is a regular at Sundance, Cannes and TIFF. He has a BFA in Film Studies at the Mel Hoppenheim School of Cinema. In 2013 he served as a Narrative Competition Jury Member at the SXSW Film Festival. Top Films From Contemporary Film Auteurs: Almodóvar (Talk to Her), Coen Bros. (Fargo), Dardennes (La Promesse), Haneke (Caché), Hsiao-Hsien (Three Times), Kar-wai (In the Mood for Love), Kiarostami (Taste of Cherry), Lynch (Mulholland Dr.), Tarantino (Pulp Fiction), Van Sant (My Own Private Idaho), von Trier (Breaking the Waves)

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