We Are The Freaks Reviews

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Rich Cline
Contactmusic.com
April 27, 2014
This offbeat British drama shows real promise for new filmmaker Justin Edgar, although his relentlessly gimmicky filmmaking style is so attention-grabbing that it makes it nearly impossible to engage with the story or characters.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
Adam Woodward
Little White Lies
April 25, 2014
This tame and tonally chaotic Brit coming-of-ager comes with added smug sense of humour.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
Geoffrey Macnab
Independent
April 25, 2014
[We get] the nagging feeling that the film-makers, like their protagonists, aren't at all sure where they are going or why.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
Stefan Pape
HeyUGuys
April 25, 2014
Falling between a satirical social commentary and a full on teen comedy caper - Justin Edgar's We Are The Freaks is chaotic yet maintains a genial spirit and distinct watchability.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
Peter Bradshaw
Guardian
April 24, 2014
As so depressingly often with indie Britfilms, this is a script that wouldn't pass muster for any British TV series.
Full Review | Original Score: 1/5
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Catherine Bray
Time Out
April 22, 2014
The strength of We Are the Freaks is that it never feels like a cookie-cutter teen movie. It is, as the title suggests, an oddity
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
Neil Smith
Total Film
April 21, 2014
Mohawked rich kid Chunks (Sean Teale) is alone in leaving an impression, though only by being the most obnoxious one.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
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Guy Lodge
Variety
July 12, 2013
Edgar's script allows ample room for his young stars to exert their considerable goofball charisma.
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