Loren Cass Reviews

November 17, 2011
December 4, 2009
An oppressive sense of brutality, loneliness and ennui remains visceral.
September 11, 2009
What begins as an almost sullen and certainly glacial story about wayward teens in St. Petersburg, Florida grows into an eerie meditation-the sort that people, when they've had the distance, look back on with a misplaced feeling of warmth.
September 11, 2009
It's tedious, dispiriting stuff.
August 12, 2009
Loren Cass is neither a success nor a failure. It has a young director who is a work in progress.
July 28, 2009
We're presented a small slice of life with a group of wasted teens, expected to consider this to be somehow artistic and asked to be sympathetic for their malaise.
July 25, 2009
"My fiction beats the hell out of my truth." That suggestive line from first-time filmmaker Chris Fuller's dead-end portrait of suburban American dystopia cuts like a knife across the dramatic heart of an original and gutsy drama captured on 16mm film.
July 24, 2009
A deceptively simple indie drama that's quite bizarre, raw, haunting and refreshingly original on a visceral level.
July 24, 2009
The low-budget, low- tech indie Loren Cass is an example of less being best.
July 24, 2009
Fuller leaves plenty of room for the viewer to create his own meaning but, in the end, it's not clear how much meaning the filmmaker has brought to the project himself.
July 24, 2009
This sharp, gutsy indie is one of the year's great discoveries.
July 23, 2009
Angry white males with suicidal tendencies are people, too!
July 21, 2009
A starkly lyrical portrait of angry, disaffected teens in the racially tense wake of the actual 1996 St. Petersburg, Florida, riots.