Kill the Poor Reviews

November 27, 2006
In spite of its oddities, [Kill the Poor] pulls off a memorable story.
January 18, 2006
Can utopian ideals survive such a mugging by reality?
January 7, 2006
Nowhere near as provocative as its title might imply.
January 6, 2006
Alan Taylor's film will resonate with any New Yorker who's played real-estate roulette in Fun City.
January 6, 2006
KILL the Poor is sort of a poor man's Rent - - minus the music and the AIDS - - and much blander than the title would have you expect.
January 5, 2006
This lukewarm riff on gentrification and its discontents resurrects the low life and tough times of Alphabet City in the early 1980's.
January 5, 2006
A movie with more character than narrative, it's a showcase for the actors, but the storyline could have used some urban renewal.
January 3, 2006
Shot on a modest DV budget, Kill the Poor isn't pretty, but it's a balanced look at the dirty politics of gentrification.