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Mean Creek Reviews

August 19, 2006
| Original Score: 3/7
December 31, 2005
Full Review | Original Score: 5/6
June 8, 2005
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
May 16, 2005
Full Review | Original Score: 4.5/5
April 30, 2005
Estes has a gift for radically shifting our sympathies at the drop of a hat, causing us to question what would, in a simpler film, be transparent
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
April 23, 2005
The film gives us an adult's idea of what kids are like, avoiding the complications and inconsistencies of actual adolescence.
April 14, 2005
Full Review | Original Score: 7.5/10
February 23, 2005
Full Review | Original Score: 8/10
February 9, 2005
Mean Creek's cruelty is more understandable, troubling than Lord of the Flies
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
February 7, 2005
In the end its script isn't smart and insightful enough to match the gifted restraint of its first half.
Full Review | Original Score: C
February 5, 2005
It doesn't provide anything in the way of major special features, the only real highlight is the commentary with director Jacob Estes, and some of the cast.
Full Review | Original Score: 7/10
February 3, 2005
Genius in simplistic, character driven filmmaking carried on the shoulders of a truly amazing group of child actors.
Full Review | Original Score: 4.5/5
February 2, 2005
Full Review | Original Score: 8/10
January 26, 2005
...a great drama about some choices gone wrong, and the inner turmoil that a person goes through in dealing with the choice.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
January 24, 2005
| Original Score: C+
January 16, 2005
Full Review | Original Score: 7/10
January 12, 2005
While this DVD edition does justice to the film's sinister color scheme, the cast and crew commentary leaves much to be desired.