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Based on 6 Reviews
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  • 50
    Slant Magazine

    As Beware the Gonzo happily dreams up its nerdy hero's victories over bullies, school censorship, and feeling like a nobody, it seems to do so from another time. show more

  • 12
    Kyle Smith New York Post

    A thoroughly amateurish effort at capturing clued-in and smartass teens. show more

  • 60
    Eric Hynes Time Out New York

    When Gonzo divulges his classmates' darkest secrets, we're meant to disapprove of his transformation from swaggering New Journalist to WikiLeaks extremist. In the real world, we've still haven't decided which ethical version we prefer. show more

  • 50
    Melissa Anderson Village Voice

    Too cute by half, Beware the Gonzo will appeal to the 20 people left on earth who insist on broadsheets over iPad apps and/or those bewitched by star Ezra Miller's pretty cheekbones. show more

  • 50
    Los Angeles Times

    The directing debut for screenwriter Bryan Goluboff, Beware the Gonzo isn't bad, it's just that for a film aiming to celebrate media rebellion it feels timid and unadventurous. show more

  • 40
    Stephen Holden The New York Times

    Its serious intentions notwithstanding, Beware the Gonzo is essentially a comedy with a mean streak; its portrait of the big man on campus is truly venomous. show more

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