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Hipsters Reviews

June 19, 2013
What is... wondrous, the chief repression that we see-and hear-is Stalinist hatred of jazz and American hip clothes.
October 31, 2012
Imagine Baz Luhrmann on borscht.
May 3, 2012
'Hipsters" practically vibrates with zeal and joy.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
April 12, 2012
It's taken the Russian musical "Hipsters" four years to reach America. That's all right. It may take audiences four years to recover.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
April 6, 2012
A candy-colored confection with a dark, bittersweet center.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
February 24, 2012
Are you ready for a bright and breezy musical comedy from Russia?
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
February 23, 2012
An endearing curiosity that, at 125 minutes, is as badly in need of a trim as the hair of its comically coiffed dandies.
Read More | Original Score: 3/5
Top Critic
February 23, 2012
The hipster moment may have faded fast through repression and attrition, but in Todorovsky's reading, it was crucially formative on today's Russian youth.
February 23, 2012
Light as a bubble, Hipsters suggests that age may catch up with everyone, but that there will always be people fighting against the current of conformity, even if they only express it via how they wear their hair.
Full Review | Original Score: B
February 21, 2012
While everything looks glinty and gorgeous, the story's political edge is dulled by excessive levity.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
February 21, 2012
[A] punch-drunk, decadently designed slice of eye candy...
January 12, 2012
Aside from what we get in the big dance scene, the songs are of little interest, and each one feels like an intrusion.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
December 1, 2011
Todorovsky cleverly indicates how every generation holds bragging rights to its own unique brand of youthful defiance.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
October 28, 2011
Raucous and vibrant.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
October 27, 2011
In a postwar Moscow where consuming Western products is considered a form of treason, their insouciant fetishization -- and charming lost-in-translation misinterpretation -- of American jazz culture are legitimate forms of political rebellion.