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The Runaways

Overview


Genre :

Biography, Drama, Music

Release Date :

March 19, 2010 (Limited)

MPAA Rating :

R

Director :

Floria Sigismondi

Starring :

Kristen Stewart, Dakota Fanning, Michael Shannon, Scout Taylor-Compton, Alia Shawkat, Tatum O'Neal, Brett Cullen, Stella Maeve, Hannah Marks

REVIEWS RATE:  Critics  Nothing's perfect, but it's worth seeing.    Readers  5 of 5 [Rate It]

2.5 of 4

“..unconventional drama..”
by Bill Weber [Slant Magazine]
3 of 4

“..The Runaways is very musical..”
by James Berardinelli [ReelViews]
3 of 4

“..The Runaways is anything but a straight-ahead biopic...”
by Claudia Puig [USA Today]
3 of 5

“..The Runaways is a movie you probably want to see..”
by Ray Greene [Boxoffice Magazine]
Review rate : B-

“..The Runaways is a glumly episodic rock saga..”
by Owen Gleiberman [Entertainment Weekly]
2.5 of 4

“..Say what you will about the Runaways - they never played it safe..”
by Peter Travers [Rolling Stone]
2.5 of 4

“..recycling every trope from the doomed-rocker handbook..”
by Carrie Rickey [Philadelphia Inquirer]
3.5 of 5

“..it's still a movie worth watching - and listening to..”
by Bill Goodykoontz [Arizona Republic]
“..It just wouldn't be the '70s if it didn't leave audiences with a cocaine hangover..”
by Mick LaSalle [San Francisco Chronicle]
3 of 5

“..heady rise, painful fall..”
by Elizabeth Weitzman [NY Daily News]
“..Guilty Pleasures..”
by Kirk Honeycutt [Hollywood Reporter]
Review rate : C

“..adolescent rebellion..”
by Nathan Rabin [A.V. Club]
“..a little too tame in the end, but it is just wild enough..”
by A.O. Scott [NY Times]
Review rate : C

“.."The Runaways" works best when the music is allowed to speak for itself..”
by Gary Thompson [Philadelphia Daily News]
2.5 of 4

“.."The Runaways" feels oddly off-balance..”
by Moira Macdonald [Seattle Times]

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