The Dangerous Lives of Altar Boys Reviews

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August 7, 2008
December 6, 2005
May 20, 2005
Esfora-se ao mximo para arrancar lgrimas do espectador, mas, com exceo da performance cativante de Culkin, o filme empalidece diante de tantos outros do gnero.
May 13, 2005
November 12, 2004
Devious, delinquent, and diverting.
January 12, 2004
A fairly formulaic '70s-set coming-of-age tale that's ultimately distinguished by the passion of its makers and players.
April 19, 2003
The only bright spot in the whole movie is Vincent D'Onofrio's performance as a priest.
January 10, 2003
December 8, 2002
Ultimately feels empty and unsatisfying, like swallowing a Communion wafer without the wine.
November 28, 2002
Best suited for those who can recall their stifling and intense Catholic School education from back in the day, Altar Boys is certainly a worthwhile way to spend 90-some minutes.
November 12, 2002
I did not care much for the last part of the film, but the three-quarters of it is good enough that I'm recommending it.
November 3, 2002
Even though it is infused with the sensibility of a video director, it doesn't make for completely empty entertainment
October 26, 2002
often successful in capturing the turbulent emotions of the early teen years... not nearly as convincing when it attempts to create a believable environment or forge a dramatic path.
October 21, 2002
Worth seeing (at least the first 90 minutes) for Hirsch, Malone and Culkin.
October 15, 2002
Aged cliches and gimmicks vie with fresh ideas for supremacy in The Dangerous Lives of Altar Boys; the outcome at best is a draw.
October 4, 2002
'The Dangerous Lives of Altar Boys manages to capture that impossible time when idealism clashes with reality and religion, wrapped inside a delicious nostalgia...'
September 18, 2002
September 1, 2002
... a lingering, haunting sensibility that shades characters with ambiguous grays compels us to consider forgiving even the most evil characters
August 19, 2002
A...cynical and serious look at teenage boys doing what they do best - being teenagers.
August 18, 2002
The film does a good job bringing out the fragile and sensitive sides to teens who are searching for answers adults can't give them.
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