Skip to main content

reviews

49
Based on 8 Reviews
critic reviews (8)
fan reviews ( 0 )
  • 63
    Michael Phillips Chicago Tribune

    The kids are magnetic. show more

  • 50
    Washington Post

    Less weird than "Spellbound" and less fun than your average episode of "America's Top Model," Ten9Eight shoots for the moon, but scans like the background noise at a philanthropic retreat. show more

  • 50
    Ty Burr Boston Globe

    If Ten9Eight brings NFTE to the attention of you, your child, or your school administrator, that’s probably all that matters. show more

  • 60
    Time Out New York

    One of the main explanations for our country’s inner-city high-school dropout rate is that public education doesn’t teach skills applicable to life outside the classroom. Director Mary Mazzio’s film, part documentary and part public-service announcement, offers a plausible alternative, which may prompt a discussion of totally revamping standard curriculum. show more

  • 60
    The New York Times

    It’s the type of film you might expect to see at a fund-raising dinner or a convention banquet, not in a commercial theater. That said, it’s a very well-made piece of boosterism. show more

  • 50
    Los Angeles Times

    Spending more observational time with her smart, resilient and stirringly positive subjects -- even seeing less-edited footage of their business plan speeches -- might have helped sell her inspirational story. show more

  • 40
    Village Voice

    A glorified informercial, complete with enough blandly upbeat guitar-cues to power all 22 seasons of "Real World" intros. show more

  • 50
    Nathan Rabin The A.V. Club

    Like "Art & Copy," Ten9Eight is blindingly slick, with a glossy visual aesthetic more rooted in music videos and commercials than cinéma vérité. show more

My Settings

You are currently subscribed as: {email}


Subscriptions

Get the latest reviews, movie news, photos, and trailers sent straight to your inbox.

Weekly Newsletter

Daily alerts

Movies

You're not following any movies.

These are the movies you’re currently following.


    Update settings
    X