Buffalo Girls Reviews

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Brent Simon
Shared Darkness
December 6, 2012
A surprising and sad glimpse into an unusual and heretofore largely unknown subculture, but one that feels frustratingly aimless.
Full Review | Original Score: C
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Michael Atkinson
Village Voice
November 13, 2012
Buffalo Girls hews close to the experience at hand, which sometimes feels a little too much like a normal leading-up-to-the-big-game Undefeated-style sports doc.
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Jeannette Catsoulis
New York Times
November 13, 2012
A story that, though sickly fascinating, is as crudely rendered as its images.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/5
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Mark Olsen
Los Angeles Times
December 7, 2012
It's difficult to say if Kellstein's approach to these difficult cultural dilemmas is meant to leave the audience to decide for themselves or if he can't figure it out either.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/5
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Richard Kuipers
Variety
November 14, 2012
Tthe burning question of child safety and long-term physical effects of fists-and-feet Muay Thai boxing is all but absent.
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November 15, 2012
Stam, Pet and their families don't seem to think much about what they're doing. Neither does Buffalo Girls.
Scott Wold
Paste Magazine
November 14, 2012
The audience has been delighted to spend some time with a couple of remarkable young ladies.
Full Review | Original Score: 8/10
Ed Gonzalez
Slant Magazine
November 13, 2012
Todd Kellstein doesn't allow you to entirely indulge convenient (though understandable and perhaps irresistible) armchair outrage.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
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Noel Murray
AV Club
November 15, 2012
Kellstein gives viewers more or less the same show that the fans and gamblers get.
Full Review | Original Score: B-
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