November Criminals Reviews

July 17, 2019
The most questionable 85 minutes a viewer could waste in 2017.
December 10, 2017
Little more than a glorified afterschool special, and the fact that it's strongly cast only adds to bewilderment about how it went so wrong.
December 9, 2017
... begins as a mildly compelling examination of grief and catharsis before detouring into contrived vigilante territory.
December 8, 2017
It's not terrible, and the characters are likable, but, much like its vague title, this teen crime thriller, which also has elements of comedy and romance, never finds its center or its voice.
December 8, 2017
Not that it's awful, exactly. It's a low-budget generic shrug of a movie, one that recycles clichs both ancient (testy drug dealers) and slightly less ancient (the hero films his life with a camcorder).
December 8, 2017
An ever-uneasy hybrid of teen angst tale and whodunit.
December 8, 2017
The starry chemistry of leads Ansel Elgort and Chlo Grace Moretz injects a modicum of energy into the coming-of-age drama, whose elements of romance, crime and smart-kid angst never coalesce.
Top Critic
December 7, 2017
Sam Munson's 2010 novel The November Criminals is the kind of book that attracts smart filmmakers and serious actors - that then, all too often, gets diluted into a bland disappointment like November Criminals.
December 6, 2017
What follows is something like Veronica Mars, only set in snowy D.C. and on heavy sedatives.
December 2, 2017
The film advances that old Hollywood trope: Blacks can't get justice unless whites are willing to get it for them.