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Rize

Overview


Genre :

Documentary

Release Date :

June 24, 2005 (Limited)

MPAA Rating :

PG-13

Director :

David LaChapelle

Starring :

Tommy the Clown, Lil Tommy, Larry, Lil C, Dragon, Tight Eyez, Baby Tight Eyez, Miss Prissy, Swoop, El Nino, Daisy, Big X

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

3 of 4

“..There's no way to take your eyes off it..”
by Peter Travers [Rolling Stone]
4.5 of 5

“..such a vibrant eruption of motion and attitude that you can forgive the film for being disorganized and too skimpy on street-dance history..”
by Owen Gleiberman [Entertainment Weekly]
“..one of the best-performing nonfiction films of the year...”
by Sheri Linden [The Hollywood Reporter]
4.5 of 5

“..offers energy and passion that sure to make it the sleeper hit of the summer..”
by Christian Ghigliotty [The Cinema Source]
4.5 of 5

“..gets most of its moves right on...”
by [E! Online]
3 of 4

“..exhilarating in its enthusiastic and undisciplined appreciation of a lifestyle built from hardship and struggle..”
by Hanh Nguyen [Zap2it]
“..David LaChapelle's exhilarating entry into feature docus..”
by Robert Koehler [Variety at Sundance 2005]
3 of 4

“..conveyed with remarkable clarity and vigor..”
by Ed Gonzalez [Slant Magazine]
4 of 5

“..a worthwhile film..”
by Eugene Novikov [Film Blather]
3 of 4

“..a compelling, bittersweet hybrid of a movie..”
by Sid Smith [Chicago Tribune]
5 of 5

“..a brilliant new documentary by David LaChapelle..”
by Ray Greene [Boxoffice Magazine]
4.5 of 5
Reviewed by Chris Vognar [The Dallas Morning News]
4 of 5
Reviewed by Bob Westal [Film Threat, Hollywood's Indie Voice]
3.5 of 4
Reviewed by Bob Strauss [L.A. Daily News]
3.5 of 5
Reviewed by [The Movie Chicks]
3 of 4
Reviewed by James H. Burnett III [The Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel]
3 of 5
Reviewed by Eric D. Snider [EFilmCritic]
3 of 4
Reviewed by Elizabeth Weitzman [New York Daily News]
3 of 4
Reviewed by Terry Lawson [Detroit Free Press]
2 of 4
Reviewed by Lisa Rose [Houston Chronicle]
Reviewed by MaryAnn Johanson [The Flick Filosopher]

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