The Miseducation of Cameron Post Reviews

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September 12, 2018
Cameron - the kind of cool kid who'd use the word "cool" with caution - fits Moretz like a glove.
September 7, 2018
Director Desiree Akhavan, who adapted the film from Emily M Danforth's novel, strikes a delicate balance between satire and polemic.
September 6, 2018
It's all done beautifully. Witty and funny too, but at a consistent, compassionate pace throughout. A lovely sigh of a movie.
September 6, 2018
What a step up for Moretz this is.
September 5, 2018
The climax, when it comes, is devastating, its effect amplified by the understatedness of everything that surrounds it....Akhavan may have a light touch but it packs a punch.
September 5, 2018
The film feels like one made not just about young people but for them.
September 5, 2018
Smart, amusing and engaging.
September 5, 2018
The sort of film that stays with you. Powerful in its restraint, and unfailingly full of light.
August 17, 2018
[Post] is anchored by a strong performance by Chloe Grace Moretz.
August 17, 2018
A timid drama with a passive voice that doesn't align with the importance of its subject matter.
August 16, 2018
The Miseducation of Cameron Post is a modest-size film that performs a service opposite to that of Conversion therapy: It respects the vulnerability that accompanies the emergence of any young person's sexuality.
August 10, 2018
Akhavan keeps the camera locked on Moretz's face; every time you think she can't possibly go closer, she does. But it's the definition of a female gaze.
August 9, 2018
"The Miseducation of Cameron Post" is a scrapbook made by the people who were there.
August 9, 2018
It's loaded with terrific performances all around and, under the skilful stewardship of director Desiree Akhavan, it's a well-crafted story steeped in poignancy, melancholy and simple truths.
August 9, 2018
This is essentially a movie about teenagers stuck in an overly strict summer camp, and watching youths quietly whiling away the hours in a detention center is not exactly scintillating conflict.
August 8, 2018
"The Miseducation of Cameron Post" offers a powerful rejoinder to anyone who'd shame people into denying their authentic selves. In its own modest way, it's one of the year's bravest films.
August 8, 2018
"Miseducation" more often opts for nuance than burlesque, and that is its strength.
August 8, 2018
The director has enough faith in her audience to risk making all of the characters complicated, multifaceted and true-to-life.
August 8, 2018
Moretz' wry smile and weary eyes convey volumes of emotional turmoil. She is the soulful, courageous heart of a film that exalts the strength of human dignity.
August 6, 2018
A handsomely retrofitted after-school movie.
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