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  • 25
    Peter Hartlaub San Francisco Chronicle

    The result is a well-intentioned mess -- a dishonest fantasy that begins with promise and gets more frustrating with every scene. show more

  • 75
    Steven Rea Philadelphia Inquirer

    Somehow, this rollicking day in the life of a band of skateboarding Latino punk-rockers doesn't exude the voyeuristic smarm of previous Clark forays. show more

  • 50
    Elizabeth Weitzman New York Daily News

    Some moments of off-the-cuff beauty aren't enough to mask the creepy heart of Larry Clark's latest look at outcast kids. show more

  • 50
    Frank Scheck The Hollywood Reporter

    Ultimately more laughable than illuminating, at times approaching a level of camp commensurate with John Waters. show more

  • 75
    Roger Ebert Chicago Sun-Times

    You could think of Larry Clark's Wassup Rockers as "Ferris Velasquez's Day Off." show more

  • 75
    Chicago Tribune

    Very different than "Kids." Where the earlier film was exhausting in its nihilism, the latest retains a good-natured charm. show more

  • 63
    New York Post

    Could have been a spiky culture clash. When it tries to shock us with its alleged realism, though, it is entirely a bore. show more

  • 63
    Ty Burr Boston Globe

    The main characters may be refreshingly cliché-free, but almost everyone they meet in Beverly Hills is a stilted cartoon. show more

  • 50
    James Berardinelli ReelViews

    Wassup Rockers is amateurish, but without the redeeming qualities found in "Kids" and "Bully." show more

  • 38
    Ken Fox TV Guide

    It's hard to believe this shoddy, dishonest mess is Clark's sixth feature film, and not the unpromising debut of a rank amateur. show more

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