• Skins
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    Added: May 9, 2008


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Skins Reviews

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Robert Roten
Laramie Movie Scope

While most of the acting was good, some of it was amateurish.

Full Review Source: Laramie Movie Scope | Original Score: C

August 2, 2003
Brian Mckay

Like Smoke Signals, the film is also imbued with strong themes of familial ties and spirituality that are powerful and moving without stooping to base melodrama

Full Review Source: | Original Score: 4/5

May 23, 2003

Los Angeles Times
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Skins is a wrenching, uncompromisingly bleak film, but its stars ... fill the screen with warmth, humor and spiritual yearning in the face of hardship and tragedy.

Full Review Source: Los Angeles Times | Original Score: 3/5

December 13, 2002
Paul Malcolm
L.A. Weekly
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Rather quickly, the film falls into a soothing formula of brotherly conflict and reconciliation.

Full Review Source: L.A. Weekly

December 13, 2002
Rob Thomas
Capital Times (Madison, WI)

Whatever Eyre's failings as a dramatist, he deserves credit for bringing audiences into this hard and bitter place.

Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4

December 12, 2002
Anthony Miele
Film Threat

Director Chris Eyre is going through the paces again with his usual high melodramatic style of filmmaking.

Full Review Source: Film Threat | Original Score: 1.5/5

December 8, 2002
Philip Martin
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette

Though the aboriginal aspect lends the ending an extraordinary poignancy, and the story itself could be played out in any working class community in the nation.

Full Review | Original Score: A-

December 2, 2002
Jeff Vice
Deseret News, Salt Lake City

It lacks the compassion, good-natured humor and the level of insight that made [Eyre's] first film something of a sleeper success.

Full Review Source: Deseret News, Salt Lake City | Original Score: 2/4

November 29, 2002
Sean Means
Salt Lake Tribune

Thanks to strong performances by Schweig and Greene, the results are powerful and heartbreaking.

Full Review Source: Salt Lake Tribune | Original Score: 3/4

November 29, 2002
Frank Swietek
One Guy's Opinion

There's a certain raggedness and preachiness to the picture, but ultimately its simplicity and basic integrity shine through and compensate for the flaws.

Full Review Source: One Guy's Opinion | Original Score: B

November 21, 2002

E! Online

Despite all of its good intentions, Skins remains only skin deep.

Full Review Source: E! Online | Original Score: C+

November 15, 2002

Eric Schweig and Graham Greene both exude an air of dignity that's perfect for the proud warrior that still lingers in the souls of these characters.

Full Review Source: | Original Score: 3/5

November 8, 2002
Gary Dowell
Dallas Morning News
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It's a haunting indictment of a situation that has by and large been swept under the rug by Americans -- a stirring look at one man's impotent rage.

Full Review Source: Dallas Morning News | Original Score: B-

November 7, 2002
Prairie Miller
Long Island Press

A craving for social order and logic where there may be little or none, and lost in a sea of white values and imposed authority irrelevant to Indian pain.

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October 28, 2002
Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times
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To see this movie is to understand why the faces on Mount Rushmore are so painful and galling to the first Americans.

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

October 18, 2002
Dale Reynold

All-in-all, the film is an enjoyable and frankly told tale of a people who live among us, but not necessarily with us.

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October 15, 2002
John A. Nesbit

Like Rudy Yellow Lodge, Eyre needs to take a good sweat to clarify his cinematic vision before his next creation and remember the lessons of the trickster spider.

Full Review Source: | Original Score: 3/5

October 14, 2002
Anita Schmaltz
Metro Times (Detroit, MI)

'Like a child with an important message to tell...[Skins'] faults are easy to forgive because the intentions are lofty.'

Full Review Source: Metro Times (Detroit, MI) | Original Score: 3/5

October 12, 2002
Chris Hewitt (St. Paul)
St. Paul Pioneer Press

It is an observant, humane portrait of a couple of fascinatingly complex characters.

Full Review Source: St. Paul Pioneer Press

October 11, 2002
Susan Stark
Detroit News
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Although mainstream American movies tend to exploit the familiar, every once in a while a film arrives from the margin that gives viewers a chance to learn, to grow, to travel.

| Original Score: 3/4

October 11, 2002
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