Head On Reviews

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April 3, 2002
January 1, 2000
Ari comes off as little more than a self-centered, bigoted layabout, contemptuous of anyone who works for a living and a trial to his family.
January 1, 2000
There are some powerful moments in this rambling day-in-the-life odyssey.
January 1, 2000
Kinetic, at times shocking, and -- as the title suggests -- constantly in your face, this is a film that may be narrow in scope but is awfully big in heart.
January 1, 2000
Strains so desperately for a tragic kitchen-sink realism that in several crucial scenes the movie loses its grip and escalates into strident melodrama.
January 1, 2000
Head On crashes rights into your gay expectations and drags them down into the gutter. Powerful forces are at work here. You won't go home laughing. No way.
January 1, 2000
Its missteps and excesses aside, Head On is a promising feature film debut for Kokkinos.
January 1, 2000
Although Head On has a certain rude power, it's definitely not a date flick.
January 1, 2000
Kokkinos ... goes at it all with a relentless, take-no-prisoners panache and pace; this film moves.
January 1, 2000
A film more easily admired than enjoyed, but there is much to admire in this bold, unsettling film.
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