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Girls Against Boys Reviews

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Meredith Borders
April 3, 2013
Austin Chick's GIRLS AGAINST BOYS is clothed in the sort of misguided feminism that shoves a gun in the hands of leggy bartenders and calls them empowered.
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Ted Scheinman
Village Voice
February 3, 2013
The B-horror standbys that might rescue the film from self-serious tedium are nowhere to be found.
Matt Donato
We Got This Covered
April 22, 2013
Girls Against Boys is a pro-female exploitation flick that completely misses the mark on being pro-female, exploitation, and most importantly, a good movie.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/10
Andrew Schenker
Slant Magazine
January 27, 2013
Essentially a horror movie in which the source of the horror shifts from capital-M men to crazed lesbianism.
Full Review | Original Score: 1/4
Edward Douglas
January 29, 2013
There's nothing cool or sexy or thrilling about this lame attempt at a revenge thriller that deserves any attention beyond the DVD bin.
Full Review | Original Score: 5/10
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Joe Neumaier
New York Daily News
January 31, 2013
Panabaker and LaLiberte give their all, but the movie is all moral compass and mainstream emotion, and never as edgy or transgressive as it thinks it is.
Full Review | Original Score: 1/5
Brian Orndorf
January 31, 2013
Conclusion is a bit of a gimme and telegraphed through the movie, but Boys has moments of inspired mental submersion and wretched behavior. However, any attempt to provide lasting meaning to the mayhem falls disappointingly short.
Full Review | Original Score: C+
Cole Smithey
February 2, 2013
Devoid of humor, style, and any sense of narrative craftsmanship, "Girls Against Boys" is a truly awful rip-off.
Full Review | Original Score: D-
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Sara Stewart
New York Post
February 1, 2013
When it comes to "Girls Against Boys," it's a draw - everyone loses.
Full Review | Original Score: 1.5/4
Felix Vasquez Jr.
Cinema Crazed
April 28, 2014
A mopey, whiny, and very homophobic thriller...
Brent Simon
March 21, 2013
A wan, overly precious and self-satisfied psychological thriller that tries to toe the line between gender statement and ambiguity, and fails.
Full Review | Original Score: C-
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Jeannette Catsoulis
New York Times
January 31, 2013
A dumb, dreary, let's-get-back-at-them slasher in which pulverized genitals pass for feminist critique.
Read More | Original Score: 0/5
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Peter Debruge
March 13, 2012
This Chick pic's greatest provocation is how slow and disengaged it feels.
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Mark Olsen
Los Angeles Times
January 31, 2013
In "Girls Against Boys" both sides lose.
Full Review | Original Score: 1/5
Todd Jorgenson
February 4, 2013
There's a muddled message somewhere amid the attempted provocation.
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Keith Phipps
Time Out
January 29, 2013
Writer-director Austin Chick throws in echoes of Abel Ferrara's feminist grindhouse classic Ms. 45, but the provocation feels hollow and the stylish direction-filled with pensive slo-mo-just slows things down.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
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Noel Murray
AV Club
January 31, 2013
Girls Against Boys is undone by Chick's apparent supposition that he's the first filmmaker to notice how men sometimes take advantage of women, or how putting a gun in an actress' hands can be a complicated symbol of empowerment.
Full Review | Original Score: D+
Scott Weinberg
February 27, 2013
There's more going on beneath the surface here than just another "angry women act out" horror story.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
David Nusair
Reel Film Reviews
April 7, 2013
...a seriously off-the-wall little movie that offers more entertainment value than most efforts of this ilk...
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
Marshall Fine
Hollywood & Fine
January 30, 2013
It would be too easy to dismiss it as a simplistic horror-thriller..a movie that seems full of sharp edges and unexpected turns, one that you probably haven't seen before.
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