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Slacker Reviews

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March 9, 2015
Pretension is kept at bay by the fact that whenever someone is holding court, the others in the scene barely seem to be listening.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
October 18, 2013
Linklater is very aware that his film doesn't have a linear narrative and the movie is structured with that knowledge, as well as for a variety in tone and theme.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
March 26, 2012
[VIDEO ESSAY] "Slacker" is a hallmark of American independent cinema because it is so thoroughly original in its concepts and execution.
Full Review | Original Score: A
March 9, 2009
The indie film has a fresh feel.
Full Review | Original Score: B
June 27, 2005
A charming ensemble piece, that may be the ultimate campus comedy, about media-fixated, affectless youngsters who became spokepersons for Generation X
Full Review | Original Score: A-
May 4, 2005
An exercise in meandering self-importance.
Full Review | Original Score: C-
April 7, 2005
A brilliant film that plays like a chain of linked short short stories.
| Original Score: 5/5
February 18, 2005
A landscape-changing film for what it represents, as well as for what it contains.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/4
December 15, 2004
A landmark by an American master
| Original Score: 4/5
November 1, 2004
Slacker is populated by new-age beatniks with neither fashion nor poetry, populating a culture that's distinguished by its lack of culture.
September 15, 2004
A key independent film of the early 90s.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
September 2, 2004
Linklater proved from the start that he knew his way around a camera and could tell an interesting tale in 60 seconds, too
| Original Score: 4.5/5
July 27, 2004
Interesting for about 45 minutes, and increasingly tiresome thereafter.
Read More | Original Score: 2/5
July 19, 2003
An innovative film with its many zany portraits of dropouts from the world of work and adult responsibility
June 19, 2002
History may be written by the winners, but Slackers tells the story of life's lovable losers
February 28, 2002
Slacker wasn't really interesting enough to think all that much about.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
May 12, 2001
What Linklater has captured is a generation of bristling minds unable to turn their thoughts into action.
Read More | Original Score: 3/4
January 1, 2000
A movie with an appeal almost impossible to describe.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
January 1, 2000
This is a work of scatterbrained originality, funny, unexpected and ceaselessly engaging.
January 1, 2000
The experience is funny, surreal and weird. Sometimes it's even scary.
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