Kids in America Reviews

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September 12, 2006
boy, does it kick goals! There's some real fun to be had here
March 21, 2006
The cast keeps it watchable, but it's not a flick you'll remember for more than 45 minutes.
December 14, 2005
November 2, 2005
Even after 18 years of seeing every movie that plays here, I'm still surprised by some films. I even gave this one conflicting ratings.
October 28, 2005
Why did anyone bother making a teen movie after Heathers? No, really, why?
October 27, 2005
For sheer nerve, I give it full marks, even if it can't quite overcome its limitations in other areas.
October 25, 2005
(They) let their political agenda blunt the laughs, or, conversely, let their comedic inclinations dilute the film's social message.
October 24, 2005
What a wasted opportunity.
October 23, 2005
Leaving the expression of 17 year-olds to the care of 35 year-old men is a good pathway to mediocrity, and a sure promise of insufferable, bogus screenwriting.
October 22, 2005
occasionally approaches a provocative topic... only to scurry back into the safety zone of slapstick and put-downs.
October 22, 2005
The screenplay tries to shake too many trees and ends up preaching - stabbing at straw men rather than taking the time to investigate problems with the education system.
October 22, 2005
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October 21, 2005
Would be easier to root for if it weren't so very pleased with itself.
October 21, 2005
A muddled mess whose message gets lost in the confusion.
October 21, 2005
A feeble call to arms, and inept entertainment to boot.
October 21, 2005
While a title card at the beginning of the picture says the story is inspired by true events, it really should read, 'Inspired by another film.'
October 21, 2005
Filmmaker Josh Stolberg claims to have been inspired by real-life events, but mostly he ineptly rips off other movies and wastes a cast that includes Rosanna Arquette, Adam Arkin and Elizabeth Perkins.
October 21, 2005
It's baffling how a movie that cries on the behalf of idealistic, misunderstood teenagers could portray its heroes so one-dimensionally and anyone on the opposite side as a ruthless Neanderthal.
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