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  • 50
    San Francisco Chronicle

    This offering is a mostly undistinguished addition to the long list of films about alienated and self-pitying young people. show more

  • 63
    Elizabeth Weitzman New York Daily News

    Only slightly less awkward than its young protagonists, Todd Stephens' earnest coming-of-age drama is able to coast a long way on two engaging performances and some endearing moments. show more

  • 60
    Frank Scheck The Hollywood Reporter

    Rue plays her with just the right combination of sweetness, sexuality and sass. show more

  • 75
    Peter Debruge Premiere

    Films like this have a way of finding their own devoted fan base, and Gypsy 83 deserves to be discovered not only by Goth and gay crowds, but by anyone who runs screaming from all things average. show more

  • 38
    Lou Lumenick New York Post

    A depressingly predictable journey of self-discovery. show more

  • 70
    Ken Fox TV Guide

    Stephens has a gentle touch and an unflagging sense of humor, but this is Rue's show: She's a natural with a million-dollar smile who deserves to escape TV land for more interesting work. show more

  • 70
    Chuck Wilson L.A. Weekly

    Karen Black gives her sharpest performance in years as Bambi LeBleau, a roadside-dive karaoke hostess who invites the kids back to her house for a night of booze and lounge classics. show more

  • 70
    Kevin Thomas Los Angeles Times

    They are tremendously appealing, and under Stephens' direction, Anson Scoville as an Amish runaway and Paulo Costanzo as a closeted gay college fraternity man are also memorable. show more

  • 40
    Noel Murray The A.V. Club

    The outsider road picture Gypsy 83 means well, but writer-director Todd Stephens can't keep his aesthetic out of the way. show more

  • 40
    Village Voice

    A surprisingly pragmatic take on the joys and perils of diva worship, Gypsy 83 has as many emotional ups and downs as its protagonists' road trip: Emerging love interests threaten to disrupt the delicate goth boy/fag hag balance, only to fade after the glitter. show more

  • November 02, 2010 Nocturnina91
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    Where can I start ?? This movie is really good, not only were the actors and plot good, but the attention to detail in this film is amasing. Very rarely do you ever get to see a film thta inviolves out casts and gothic culture, without it comming across as cheesy and unresearched. IGypsy 83 is not just about the word Goth being thrown in randomly and full of name dropping. It's plot is full of heart and I would highly recommend tghis movie to anyone who loves music , a good film, and awesome actors.

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