United Skates (2018) - Rotten Tomatoes

United Skates (2018)




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When America's last standing roller rinks are threatened with closure, a community of thousands battle in a racially charged environment to save an underground subculture-- one that has remained undiscovered by the mainstream for generations, yet has given rise to some of the world's greatest musical talent.


Critic Reviews for United Skates

All Critics (7) | Top Critics (3)

This kaleidoscopically vibrant, essential-viewing survey plunges audiences into a dazzling underground scene, celebrating the endangered art form it finds there.

April 26, 2018 | Full Review…

Makes you want to see if those old skates are still buried in the closet.

April 20, 2018 | Full Review…

Charming, informative, and a little heartbreaking.

April 19, 2018 | Full Review…

...an emotional film that will boil the blood.

August 7, 2018 | Full Review…

Roller rinks may seem like a retro-leisure concept, but this ambitious film successfully positions the disappearing venues at a social and political crossroads that feels urgent.

May 1, 2018 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…

United Skates is a real eye-opener, finding the wider fascination and emotional hooks in what initially appears to be a niche-interest subculture subject.

May 1, 2018 | Full Review…

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