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Based on 36 Reviews
critic reviews (10)
fan reviews ( 0 )
  • 100
    Peter Travers Rolling Stone

    Cuaron's hot-blooded, haunting and wildly erotic film revels in the pleasures of the flesh without losing touch with thought and feeling. show more

  • 100
    San Francisco Chronicle

    Frank, funny and true as "Ghost World." show more

  • 100
    Claudia Puig USA Today

    Can be taken on many levels, and that's why it works so completely. show more

  • 100
    Joe Morgenstern Wall Street Journal

    Give yourself away to this movie and you'll be glad you did. show more

  • 100
    Carrie Rickey Philadelphia Inquirer

    That rare thing, a Hollywood teen flick transfigured into something like pubescent scripture: In the beginning, there was lust; in the end, there is knowledge. show more

  • 88
    Jami Bernard New York Daily News

    Like watching an American teen-sex comedy through a glass darkly. show more

  • 100
    Roger Ebert Chicago Sun-Times

    One of those movies where "after that summer, nothing would ever be the same again." Yes, but it redefines "nothing." show more

  • 100
    Mark Caro Chicago Tribune

    Raunchy, smart, ebullient, melancholy, insightful, surprising, funny, frank and sexy as all get-out. show more

  • 100
    Michael Sragow Baltimore Sun

    A great, lusty movie in the tradition of Bertrand Blier's "Going Places." show more

  • 88
    Rene Rodriguez Miami Herald

    Unabashedly frank in its depiction of sex -- too frank, probably, for more discreet viewers -- but it's never exploitive or seedy. show more

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