Mid90s

Mid90s

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Mid90s

Oscar-nominated actor Jonah Hill's (The Wolf of Wall Street) feature-writing and directing debut tells the story of a kid going up in mid-90s L.A..

Thirteen-year-old Stevie (Sunny Suljic, The House With a Clock in Its Walls) spends his summer navigating between his troubled home life and a group of new friends that he meets at a Motor Avenue skate shop.

2018Rating: MA15+, Strong coarse language85 minsUSA
ComedyDrama
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Variety

Variety

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A slice of street life made up of skittery moments that achieve a bone-deep reality.

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Time Out

Time Out

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Hill is content to coast like Stevie toward a pink-hued horizon, hoping the pavement isn't too bumpy. The movie is nostalgia, pure and simple, unfettered by examination.

3.0
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The New York Times

The New York Times

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It's a movie about making choices in tough circumstances, and for the most part Hill makes pretty good ones.

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The Guardian

The Guardian

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Snappy direction and a heady sense of nostalgia can’t hide a frustratingly flat coming-of-age tale that shows an actor struggling to find anything of interest to say.

2.0
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Rolling Stone

Rolling Stone

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Jonah Hill's directorial debut, from a script he wrote himself, rewinds back to Clinton-era L.A., where a young kid gets an education in sex, drugs and skaterat culture. The result feels rough-hewn, hands-on and totally irresistible.

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Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles Times

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It longs to be received as an impeccable found artifact of its chosen decade, but also as a sly, knowing synthesis of its many obvious influences.

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Little White Lies

Little White Lies

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Mid90s is a scrappy triumph, with heart, soul and a boundless sense of adolescent energy.

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Hollywood Reporter

Hollywood Reporter

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A gem that feels simultaneously informed by its author's adolescence and the product of a serious artist's observational distance.

0

It took me most of the 1st act to decide whether I was all in with Mid90s. Initially the 'mumble-core' dialogue and whole 'outcast-kids-skate-and-talk-trash' made this feel at first, like a Larry Clarke film (minus the half nekked sweaty teenagers everywhere) I'm really glad I stuck with it though, As the characters and story grew on me tremendously. One...

4.0
0
Variety

Variety

press

A slice of street life made up of skittery moments that achieve a bone-deep reality.

0
Time Out

Time Out

press

Hill is content to coast like Stevie toward a pink-hued horizon, hoping the pavement isn't too bumpy. The movie is nostalgia, pure and simple, unfettered by examination.

3.0
0
The New York Times

The New York Times

press

It's a movie about making choices in tough circumstances, and for the most part Hill makes pretty good ones.

0
The Guardian

The Guardian

press

Snappy direction and a heady sense of nostalgia can’t hide a frustratingly flat coming-of-age tale that shows an actor struggling to find anything of interest to say.

2.0
0
Rolling Stone

Rolling Stone

press

Jonah Hill's directorial debut, from a script he wrote himself, rewinds back to Clinton-era L.A., where a young kid gets an education in sex, drugs and skaterat culture. The result feels rough-hewn, hands-on and totally irresistible.

0
Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles Times

press

It longs to be received as an impeccable found artifact of its chosen decade, but also as a sly, knowing synthesis of its many obvious influences.

0
Little White Lies

Little White Lies

press

Mid90s is a scrappy triumph, with heart, soul and a boundless sense of adolescent energy.

0
Hollywood Reporter

Hollywood Reporter

press

A gem that feels simultaneously informed by its author's adolescence and the product of a serious artist's observational distance.

0

It took me most of the 1st act to decide whether I was all in with Mid90s. Initially the 'mumble-core' dialogue and whole 'outcast-kids-skate-and-talk-trash' made this feel at first, like a Larry Clarke film (minus the half nekked sweaty teenagers everywhere) I'm really glad I stuck with it though, As the characters and story grew on me tremendously. ...

4.0
0