Quinceañera Reviews

February 27, 2007
September 28, 2006
Touching, charming and very engagingly played, it offers perceptive insights into LA Latino culture as well as solid, slightly old-fashioned entertainment.
September 23, 2006
The storytelling remains less than satisfying, particularly the ending.
September 15, 2006
The setting and the people in it make Quinceanera a party worth an RSVP.
August 31, 2006
It feels awkward, both in the pat screenplay and the uneven direction.
August 31, 2006
You realize that, while pretending to break ground, Quinceañera is ultimately stuck in familiar Hollywood formulas.
August 25, 2006
[Has]courage to look realistically, instead of idealistically, at some dubious civic practices; and second, honesty about the painful feelings of kids coupled with their desperate need for love and guidance and their ultimate desire to do the right thing.
August 25, 2006
Sweet, formulaic and forgettable.
August 18, 2006
Co-writer/directors Richard Glatzer and Wash Westmoreland have crafted a small gem, one of those movies from which you emerge feeling happier about the human condition.
August 18, 2006
The film is suffused with the generous, nonjudgmental spirit of Uncle Tomas, whose live-and-let-live attitude warms like the sun and who helps Magdalena and Carlos make the safe passage from adolescence to maturity.