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  • 50
    Claudia Puig USA Today

    Seems like a work in progress. show more

  • 60
    Joe Neumaier New York Daily News

    A well-done, conscientious and funny little film that recalls "Clueless," only with more heart. show more

  • 60
    Michelle Orange Movieline

    Girl in Progress feels a little trapped by its own conceits: It plays with the idea that all rebellion is in some sense performed and makes a caricature out of the immature, attention-hungry mother, but it never liberates its characters from their molds. show more

  • 63
    Lou Lumenick New York Post

    The two lead actresses rise to the occasion when they're finally forced to confront each other at the climax. show more

  • 38
    Roger Ebert Chicago Sun-Times

    Ansiedad is a smart charmer, and well-played by Cierra Ramirez, she should really be above this sort of thing - above the whole movie, really. show more

  • 25
    Nick Schager Slant Magazine

    Girl in Progress operates like a training-wheels melodrama for genre-uneducated tweens. show more

  • 40
    Time Out New York

    Uneasily poised between glib irony and earnest melodrama, Patricia Riggen's coming-of-age tale is as scattered as its manic pubescent protagonist. show more

  • 40
    Boxoffice Magazine

    This archly self-aware coming-of-age tale fizzles, as the targeted Latino audience is upstaged by a culture more firmly rooted in the film's soggy Seattle setting. show more

  • 67
    Marc Savlov Austin Chronicle

    Girl in Progress is an old story about a young girl told in a smart way, and that's something you don't see every day, no matter how many times you think you've seen it before. show more

  • 25
    Lisa Schwarzbaum Entertainment Weekly

    This inauthentic teen tale, with its cosmetically softened edges, serves neither the young people nor the Mendes fans for whom it might be intended. show more

  • September 14, 2012 indigolok
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    Love this movie such a beautiful story with a positive message! I give it a 10!!!

  • May 16, 2012 Margaret Opine
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    Interesting!

  • May 07, 2012 gr8ter4u40
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    ALL BECAUSE OF 'DELLA' IVE WATCHED THIS MOVIE. & ASK THAT ALL AGES WATCH AND LISTEN TO WHATS REALLY GOING ON WITH OUR TEENS. MISUNDERSTOOD, & WHY? LOOK AT WHAT WE DO AND YES THEY DO WHAT THEY SEE NOT WHAT THEY AE TOLD, SOMETIMES ONE MIGHT LOOK THE OTHER WAY.. 37% THE REST ARE TREATED LIKE THEY AREN'T IMPORTANT, DELLA WATCH THIS AND EVERYONE WHO'S NOT LISTENING TO THIER TEENS! BE PROUD BC THEY BELONG TO YOU!

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