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Somers Town Reviews

November 24, 2011
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
November 17, 2011
Read More | Original Score: 5/5
September 17, 2009
Turgoose continues to convince as a kid whose personality wavers daily if not hourly, while Jagiello playfully suggests that Marek is becoming the perfect straight man.
Read More | Original Score: 3/4
August 28, 2009
Somers Town is a small-scale jewel that will surprise you with its buoyant look at blighted lives.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/4
August 7, 2009
Somers Town is a funny and endearing character comedy whose extra-brief, 70-minute running time proves perfectly adequate for its slender, episodic story.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
July 30, 2009
However thin, the story of these rootless youths, estranged from mothers and native cities, has a certain universality and appeal.
Read More | Original Score: 2.5/4
July 17, 2009
A small but important film about small but important lives, the latest drama from Shane Meadows further confirms that more people should know about this gifted director.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
July 16, 2009
It is proof that there are all sorts of teenage lives going on in Britain, and sometimes, their most magical moments take place on dead-end streets.
Read More | Original Score: 3/4
July 16, 2009
Like its star, the movie is too short and a little thin but just about perfect.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
July 15, 2009
Meadows has made a lovely film about the ability of the imagination to offset the harshness of reality.
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July 15, 2009
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
July 14, 2009
Shane Meadows has been busily carving out his own corner in British cinema.
Read More | Original Score: 3/5
July 14, 2009
Shane Meadows has a rare ability to convey the drama and humor of everyday life in well-observed, well-acted scenes that rarely drag on interminably or try too hard to dazzle.
Read More | Original Score: B+
May 12, 2009
Thomas Turgoose reunites with writer-director Shane Meadows in this shaggy, endlessly charming dramedy set in working-class London, wistfully shot in black-and-white... Witty and warmhearted, it's a feel-good movie that never seems forced.
August 22, 2008
There are some laughs - but the jokes don't come thick and fast. The film's portrayal of friendship is always warm and sensitive.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/6
June 27, 2008
A marvelous, pitch-perfect evocation of teenage friendship in modern London.
May 22, 2008
Basically a comedy but with typically Meadowsian dark edges, it forms an affectionate tribute to cross-cultural friendship and the rapidly changing landscape known as Somers Town.