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200 Cigarettes Reviews

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March 20, 2003
New Years Eve, 1981. Disco was on its way out, and the "New Wave" was pounding on the shore, bringing in a fresh tide of angst for a new decade . . . good for a laugh
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
October 15, 2002
In the hands of director Risa Bramon Garcia and writer Shana Larsen, their predicament is funny, sad and wistful as only young lust can be.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
August 2, 2002
An underrated, entertaining lark of a Tarantinoesque film.
| Original Score: 4/5
June 5, 2002
Garcia orchestrates her New Wave symphony deftly, making each character distinctive.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
October 22, 2001
Like Shakespeare's "A Midsummer Night's Dream," the story concludes that love makes fools of us all.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
June 14, 2001
I did laugh a lot, and genuinely was interested in the various storylines, but I wanted them to be more interrelated.
Full Review| Original Score: 4
February 14, 2001
A light comedy, pure and simple (and hardly unfamiliar), but its makers sustain its energy through the unraveling of an intricate plot and bring to it a certain edge through a witty, sharp sense of observation.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
January 1, 2000
Twenty-somethings just do not have the maturity to develop great and universal stories, but these performers try their mightiest.
Full Review | Original Score: 7/10
January 1, 2000
Harmless, if not exactly earth-shaking, good fun and some bright, improvisatory performances enliven it and make up for the thin screenplay and less forceful cast members.
January 1, 2000
A succession of pointed little moments, nicely written by Shana Larsen and acted with comic assurance and sensitivity.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
January 1, 2000
This is the movie that knows its a party flick, but doesn't care.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
January 1, 2000
There are no wasted scenes, no busted jokes, and a number of comedic crescendos that will send you roaring over the back of your chair.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
January 1, 2000
Director Risa Bramon Garcia and writer Shana Larsen obviously know their history and geography, and they've nailed the feel of the early '80s in the East Village.
January 1, 2000
A frequently hilarious, exuberant ensemble comedy!
January 1, 2000
Deft casting, boffo tunes and a snappy script provide 200 CIGARETTES with unfiltered fun.
January 1, 2000
It gets by on personality.
Read More | Original Score: 3/5
January 1, 2000
Exaggerated and generally silly, but most of the performances are worth watching, despite the material.
Read More | Original Score: 3/5
September 7, 2011
Full Review | Original Score: C-
December 21, 2010
Ensemble cast drinks and flirts through lame New Year's Eve.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
October 30, 2006
Read More | Original Score: 1.5/4
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