Opening

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71% The Boxtrolls Sep 26
84% The Two Faces of January Sep 26
—— Two Night Stand Sep 26
87% Jimi: All Is by My Side Sep 26

Top Box Office

63% The Maze Runner $32.5M
65% A Walk Among the Tombstones $12.8M
44% This Is Where I Leave You $11.6M
11% No Good Deed $9.8M
71% Dolphin Tale 2 $8.9M
92% Guardians of the Galaxy $5.2M
20% Let's Be Cops $2.7M
19% Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles $2.7M
88% The Drop $2.1M
37% If I Stay $1.8M

Coming Soon

56% Men, Women & Children Oct 01
87% Gone Girl Oct 03
—— Annabelle Oct 03
67% The Good Lie Oct 03
—— Left Behind Oct 03

Premieres Tonight

—— Chicago Fire: Season 3
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—— Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.: Season 2
—— NCIS: Season 12
65% NCIS: New Orleans: Season 1
—— Person Of Interest: Season 4

New Episodes Tonight

—— Awkward: Season 4
—— Brickleberry: Season 3
53% Forever: Season 1
67% Matador: Season 1
75% The Mindy Project: Season 3
100% New Girl: Season 4
85% Sons of Anarchy: Season 7

Discuss Last Night's Shows

—— The Big Bang Theory: Season 8
—— The Blacklist: Season 2
71% Dallas: Season 3
53% Forever: Season 1
93% Gotham: Season 1
36% Scorpion: Season 1
—— Sleepy Hollow: Season 2
62% Under the Dome: Season 2

Our Song Reviews

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Edward Guthmann
San Francisco Chronicle
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The movie's soul isn't its plot but the relationships among the girls.

Full Review Source: San Francisco Chronicle

August 10, 2001
Arthur Lazere
culturevulture.net

It would take a heart of stone not to respond to these characters, sympathetically written and sincerely acted.

Full Review Source: culturevulture.net

August 9, 2001
Marjorie Baumgarten
Austin Chronicle

The kind of movie that might be capable of realistically reflecting teens' lives to other teens.

Full Review Source: Austin Chronicle | Original Score: 3.5/5

August 8, 2001
Rob Blackwelder
SPLICEDWire

A low-budget, low-income slice-of-life movie oozing with community atmosphere and authentic affinity...

Full Review Source: SPLICEDWire | Original Score: 3/4

August 8, 2001
Steve Rhodes
Internet Reviews

Pretentiously paced picture that tosses out a few big societal problems (drugs, shoplifting and, most of all, teen pregnancy) as nonchalantly as turning on a light switch.

Full Review Source: Internet Reviews | Original Score: 2/4

August 1, 2001
Jay Carr
Boston Globe
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Our Song has no illusions about easy fixes. But neither does it traffic in facile despair as its three Graces saunter along the cracked pavement and into our hearts.

| Original Score: 3.5/4

July 24, 2001
J. Robert Parks
Phantom Tollbooth

In lesser hands, this material would make for a banal after-school special; but writer and director Jim McKay (Girls Town) is clearly comfortable not only with his characters but also the lower-class urban milieu they inhabit.

Full Review Source: Phantom Tollbooth

July 24, 2001
Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times
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Has the courage to work without a net, aware that when you're a teenager, your life is not a story so much as a million possible stories.

Full Review Source: Chicago Sun-Times | Original Score: 3/4

July 6, 2001
John Petrakis
Chicago Tribune
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Rich with scenes of affection, anger and reconciliation, along with moments of unfeigned humor.

Full Review Source: Chicago Tribune

July 5, 2001
Jonathan Foreman
New York Post
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A languid but refreshingly real depiction of female adolescence in the inner city.

| Original Score: 2.5/4

June 19, 2001
Kenneth Turan
Los Angeles Times
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Takes familiar material and develops it with such tact and skill that we find ourselves moved and sort of amazed at the same time.

Full Review Source: Los Angeles Times | Original Score: 4.5/5

June 15, 2001
Bob Strauss
Los Angeles Daily News

Filmed with such immediacy that it often feels like a documentary and acted true-to-the-bone.

June 15, 2001
Gregory Weinkauf
New Times

The realism is so effective it feels perilously close to eavesdropping.

June 14, 2001
Kevin Maynard
Mr. Showbiz
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McKay captures their environment without condescension.

June 7, 2001
Marshall Fine
Journal News (Westchester, NY)

The actresses in the central roles give subtle, even painful performances, each one capturing the seesaw emotions of young womanhood.

Full Review Source: Journal News (Westchester, NY)

May 29, 2001
Charles Taylor
Salon.com
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It simply isn't satisfying, and for all McKay's refusal to succumb to clichéd dramatics the movie needs something.

Full Review Source: Salon.com

May 29, 2001
Frank Lovece
TV Guide's Movie Guide

Rewardingly authentic and emotionally real.

Full Review Source: TV Guide's Movie Guide

May 25, 2001
Jan Stuart
Newsday
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Refreshingly devoid of emotional hyperbole, but the director's lean, self-effacing style is occasionally less than gripping.

Full Review Source: Newsday

May 25, 2001
Elizabeth Weitzman
Film.com
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Our Song is the most faithful cinematic depiction of adolescence in recent memory.

May 25, 2001
Owen Gleiberman
Entertainment Weekly
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It's a stroke of genuine artistry to craft a movie in a raw and glancing documentary style that is not merely 'authentic' but dramatic.

Full Review Source: Entertainment Weekly | Original Score: A

May 25, 2001
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