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Pariah

Overview


Genre :

Drama

Release Date :

December 28, 2011 (Limited)

MPAA Rating :

R

Director :

Dee Rees

Starring :

Adepero Oduye, Pernell Walker, Kim Wayans, Charles Parnell, Sahra Mellesse, Aasha Davis

REVIEWS RATE:  Critics  Go! Watch this movie. You'll regret if not seeing it.    Readers  Be the 1st!

3.5 of 5

“..there's a similar stillness to the film as a whole..”
by Chris Barsanti [Filmcritic.com]
4 of 5

“..the film's visual style only seemed obvious a couple of times..”
by Grae Drake [Movies.com]
Review rate : B+

“..the balance of the movie plays out the immovable object against the implacable force..”
by Emanuel Levy [Emanuel Levy.com]
2.5 of 4

“..seems to have manipulated his images in-camera and during the digital-immediate phase to give the film the same gritty-glossy..”
by Ed Gonzalez [Slant Magazine]
4 of 5

“..original and the dialogue is excellent, with the key dramatic scenes not always playing out as you'd expect..”
by Matthew Turner [ViewLondon]
“..offers just enough humor..”
by John DeFore [Hollywood Reporter]
“..like its evocative but indefinite title, Pariah is a dark..”
by Leslie Stonebraker [New York Press]
Review rate : A-

“..if you strip away race and sexuality, we are all searching for the same things when it comes to identity. That's what this film is about..”
by Fr. Chris Carpenter [Movie Dearest]
3 of 5

“..clunky subplots and soap operatics start to nudge their way into the mix..”
by David Fear [Time Out New York]
3.5 of 5

“..all this is conveyed through top-notch performances and a vibrant soundtrack..”
by Anton Bitel [Eye for Film]
“..act shifts that arrive with dishearteningly rigid precision..”
by Andrew Barker [Variety]
3.5 of 5

“..a potent film and a standout debut..”
by Sara Maria Vizcarrondo [Boxoffice Magazine]

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