Kids Reviews

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Owen Gleiberman
Entertainment Weekly
September 7, 2011
Full Review | Original Score: C+
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Todd McCarthy
Variety
March 26, 2009
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Geoff Andrew
Time Out
June 24, 2006
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Janet Maslin
New York Times
May 20, 2003
Frightening, frank and serious, a wake-up call to the world.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
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Edward Guthmann
San Francisco Chronicle
June 18, 2002
None of the advance hype on Kids can prepare you for the raw, stripped-down reality that Larry Clark captures in his astonishing first film.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/4
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Peter Travers
Rolling Stone
May 12, 2001
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Kenneth Turan
Los Angeles Times
February 13, 2001
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Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times
January 1, 2000
Kids is the kind of movie that needs to be talked about afterward.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
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James Berardinelli
ReelViews
January 1, 2000
Kids shows what transpires when children are set adrift in a heartless world, and warns us what happens -- and is already happening -- in the absence of love and guidance.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
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Rita Kempley
Washington Post
January 1, 2000
Kids, a disturbingly voyeuristic look at adolescent promiscuity, is virtually child pornography disguised as a cautionary documentary.
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Desson Thomson
Washington Post
January 1, 2000
Ostensibly about the banality of youthful evil, Kids is simply about its own banality.
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Entertainment Weekly
July 28, 1995
Full Review | Original Score: C+