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Daydream Nation Reviews

May 7, 2011
Goldbach fills the story with too many distractions, but Dennings, known for "Nick and Nora's Infinite Playlist," is feline and fun.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
May 6, 2011
"Daydream Nation" rolls elements of "Juno," "American Beauty," "Donnie Darko" and "Twin Peaks" into a potent blunt.
Read More | Original Score: 3.5/5
May 6, 2011
Worth seeking out...
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
May 5, 2011
A fitfully engaging effort that is most successful as a performance piece for actors Kat Dennings and Reece Thompson.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/5
May 5, 2011
It's a film about teen angst that's too caught up in its characters' state of mind to see its way through to the other side.
Full Review | Original Score: C
May 3, 2011
Sonic Youth should sue.
Full Review | Original Score: 1/5
May 3, 2011
Another film in which on-screen teens, especially the nubile femme fatale at the center, are but vessels to showcase the screenwriter's irony-drenched, self-satisfied intellect.
April 22, 2011
To a large degree, the film is a platform for Dennings, with her young-but-wise blend of vulnerability and take-charge brashness that make her an utterly plausible magnet for sensitive dudes.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
April 14, 2011
Caught halfway between comedy and drama, it's a movie that resists definition, for good and for ill.
Read More | Original Score: 2.5/4
September 22, 2010
Charged with alternating currents of teen angst, sardonic wit, nervous dread and impudent sensuality, Daydream Nation suggests Juno as reimagined by David Lynch, or a funnier, sunnier Donnie Darko.