Kill the Poor - Movie Reviews - Rotten Tomatoes

Kill the Poor Reviews

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November 27, 2006
In spite of its oddities, [Kill the Poor] pulls off a memorable story.
Read More | Original Score: B-
January 18, 2006
Can utopian ideals survive such a mugging by reality?
Full Review | Original Score: C-
January 7, 2006
Nowhere near as provocative as its title might imply.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
January 6, 2006
Alan Taylor's film will resonate with any New Yorker who's played real-estate roulette in Fun City.
Read More | Original Score: 2.5/4
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.
Read More | Original Score: 2/4
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.
Read More | Original Score: 2/5
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.
Read More | Original Score: 2/4
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.
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