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Gimme Shelter

Overview


Genre :

Drama

Release Date :

January 24, 2014 (Limited)

MPAA Rating :

PG-13

Director :

Ron Krauss

Starring :

Vanessa Hudgens, Brendan Fraser, Rosario Dawson, James Earl Jones, Stephanie Szostak, Ann Dowd, Emily Meade, Tashiana Washington

REVIEWS RATE:  Critics  Not quite bad, but it's not recommended either.    Readers  4 of 5 [Rate It]

“..whatever its politics, Gimme Shelter fails on multiple levels..”
by Bilge Ebiri [Vulture]
2 of 5

“..the film still falls staggeringly flat, even with the inclusion of a bold and unexpected performance from Vanessa Hudgens..”
by Kate Erbland [Film.com]
“..the film is hamstrung by its fidelity to real-life inspirational models..”
by Ronnie Scheib [Variety]
“..is filled with very good intentions, very bad dialogue and a surprisingly affecting turn by its star Vanessa Hudgens..”
by Betsy Sharkey [LA Times]
1 of 5

“..from an artistic perspective, Ron Krauss' heavy-handed drama, "Gimme Shelter," fails almost entirely..”
by Elizabeth Weitzman [NY Daily News]
1 of 4

“..call it the anti-"Philomena"..”
by Sara Stewart [New York Post]
“..although a few of its sequences attain a certain streetwise naturalism, the story unfolds in large part through awkward contrivance..”
by Sheri Linden [Hollywood Reporter]
2.5 of 4
Reviewed by Michael O'Sullivan [Washington Post]

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