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Based on 27 Reviews
critic reviews (10)
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  • 60
    Peter Travers Rolling Stone

    This lively mess proves that when Toback loses his head, he does it with style. show more

  • 75
    Mick LaSalle San Francisco Chronicle

    Toback presents specific characters dealing with specific problems and, through their stories, somehow manages to take the temperature of the times. show more

  • 38
    Mike Clark USA Today

    Sometimes laughably incoherent. show more

  • 50
    Jack Mathews New York Daily News

    There's something deeper at play in the film, something psychologically foul, voyeuristic and personal. show more

  • 57
    Kevin Maynard Mr. Showbiz

    An audacious but underconceived blend of fiction and documentary that questions the idea of race and identity in America. show more

  • 75
    Roger Ebert Chicago Sun-Times

    The agony of invention is there on the screen. show more

  • 75
    David Sterritt Christian Science Monitor

    The story is a mess, as usual with Toback's movies, but intricacies of contemporary urban culture are vividly illuminated by his insistence on blurring the boundaries between fiction and reality. show more

  • 50
    Lou Lumenick New York Post

    At heart a cliché-strewn melodrama about a bunch of white, upper-class Manhattan kids who aspire to ghetto culture. show more

  • 25
    Barbara Shulgasser Chicago Tribune

    There is really no one to like in this film. show more

  • 25
    Wesley Morris San Francisco Examiner

    Ideological disaster! show more

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