The Babysitters Reviews

November 16, 2011
May 15, 2008
Their customers are awkward enough that we're able to believe the girls are in control, or at least aware that they're the highlight of the men's week.
May 9, 2008
David Ross's stylishly tawdry black comedy fits neatly between Heathers and American Beauty. The Babysitters Club this ain't.
May 9, 2008
The film remains engaging in no small part because of the beguiling and enigmatic performance of [Katherine] Waterston, daughter of Law & Order star Sam Waterston.
May 9, 2008
Despite the racy content and the alarmist 18A classification, The Babysitters is a remarkably restrained and decent film. It's polished, smoothly edited and shot with simple elegance.
Top Critic
May 7, 2008
Like television's Six Feet Under and the recent film Juno, it's the perfect antidote to the dopey, butter-cream-frosted teen flicks of John Hughes -- Pretty in Pink with poison sauce.
April 29, 2008
Writer/director David Ross crosses a line into gratuitous exploitation by accentuating semi-pornographic settings to incite mixed emotions. The sensual side effect could work as a way of bringing an audience into the story's cruel discussion on human natu
April 24, 2008
Debut director David Ross's provocative debut puts us squarely into the lives of financially strapped high school girls who find that the end (paying for college) justifies the means.
October 30, 2007
A striking yet thoroughly uneven debut from David Ross...