Pups Reviews

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Josh Ralske
All Movie Guide
October 26, 2007
If Stevie didn't seem like such a real and basically ordinary teen, the film wouldn't be so compelling.
Full Review | Original Score: 5/10
Brent Simon
Entertainment Today
September 12, 2002
| Original Score: 3/5
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Robert Koehler
February 14, 2001
The crisp images and Bill Foster's unnerving ambient sound of hovering copters enormously aid this low-budget powder keg.
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Lawrence Van Gelder
New York Times
January 1, 2000
Hyperkinetic, perceptive though derivative.
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Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times
January 1, 2000
Pups looks ragged and slammed-together, but that's part of its appeal; the film has a wildness that more care would have killed.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
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Owen Gleiberman
Entertainment Weekly
January 1, 2000
Ash ... is a genuine provocateur-filmmaker.
Full Review | Original Score: B+
James Brundage
January 1, 2000
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
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Lou Lumenick
New York Post
January 1, 2000
Raw but effective reworking of Dog Day Afternoon.
| Original Score: 3/4
Matt Reichl
January 1, 2000
An eye-opening examination of contemporary youth violence and American gun culture.
| Original Score: 4/4
Emanuel Levy
August 14, 2005
| Original Score: 2/5
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Kevin Thomas
Los Angeles Times
August 15, 2002

Boston Phoenix
March 24, 2002
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Jessica Winter
Village Voice
January 1, 2000
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Ebert & Roeper
January 1, 2000
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