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Image and video hosting by TinyPic Cast: Adam Scott, Brittany Snow, Alex Frost, J.K. Simmons

Director: Lee Toland Krieger

Genre: Drama

Year: 2009

Rating: R

When angry Caleb Sinclaire (Adam Scott) reluctantly agrees to drive his younger brother, Peter, and Peter's girlfriend, Emma Gainsborough (Brittany Snow), home for Thanksgiving, he finds himself attracted to his brother's pretty girl. Before long, his desire morphs into an obsession that could either completely unhinge the family -- or be the catalyst he needs to confront feelings he has long repressed.

This little Independent film tells the story of a dysfunctional family living in New England. This is an adult-oriented dark comedy with characters that are filled with frustration and fear and the audience feeds off it. The cast looks to be a risky move for a film such as this from the outside but after watching it you would have to agree they were all perfect. Adam Scott gives the performance of his career as the deeply troubled, Caleb, who struggles between protecting his younger brother and his own yearnings. Brittany Snow is also terrific as the fragile girlfriend who sees herself slowly falling for the older brother. This is a real gem of a film, from the wonderful script to the great direction and cast and all the way down to the fantastic music in the film. I was hooked right from the opening scenes and couldn't wait to see what happened next. The Vicious Kind is a film filled with humor and drama that is as thought-provoking as it is entertaining. Talking about it here will never do the film justice just take my word for it that this is a must-see film. The DVD comes pack with special features that include:

Commentary with Director Lee Toland Krieger

Commentary with Director Lee Toland Krieger and Actor Adam Scott

Deleted Scenes with Optional Director Commentary

Extended Scenes with Optional Director Commentary

Behind The Scenes of "The Vicious Kind"


Released by Image Entertainment

***** Out of *****