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We the Party

Overview


Genre :

Drama, Comedy

Release Date :

April 06, 2012 (Limited)

MPAA Rating :

R

Director :

Mario Van Peebles

Starring :

Michael Jai White, Salli Richardson, Snoop Dogg, Moises Arias, Mario Van Peebles, Orlando Brown, Christopher Michael, Elizabeth Small, Chloe Domange

REVIEWS RATE:  Critics  Nothing's perfect, but it's worth seeing.    Readers  Be the 1st!

2.5 of 5

“..you've got a movie that feels more like consciousness-raising, plot-juggling homework than a youthful blast..”
by Robert Abele [Los Angeles Times]
1.5 of 4

“..the script suffers from blandness and aimlessness..”
by Kyle Smith [New York Post]
1.5 of 4

“..the enjoyment fades behind the too-numerous subplots..”
by Stephanie Merry [Washington Post]
“..manic visual style featuring the sort of split-screen obsession that felt outdated decades ago..”
by Frank Scheck [Hollywood Reporter]
2 of 4

“..lines like "Smart is the new gangsta" clash with the movie's reliance on teen movie stereotypes and a prank stolen right out of "Freaks and Geeks"..”
by Matt Pais [RedEye]
“..it's hard to dislike Party; the tempo is brisk and the message..”
by Scott Bowles [USA Today]
2 of 5

“..it's an uneasy mixture of crude yukking and mixed-message uplift that satisfies on neither level..”
by Andrew Schenker [Time Out New York]
2.5 of 5

“..it would be nice to see them in less earnest, more original material..”
by Neil Genzlinger [New York Times]
3 of 4

“..it has some inspired comedy and a cutting-edge score, featuring performances by a number of emerging hip-hop acts..”
by Kam Williams [AALBC.com]
Review rate : B

“..it could be a '90s sitcom-with funny, unexpected sparks of life..”
by Alison Willmore [AV Club]
3.5 of 4

“..it contains a great deal that is serious about growing up in America today..”
by Roger Ebert [Chicago Sun-Times]
“..for all its stylistic bling-check out all those split screens!-the pic feels like a quickie knockoff between major projects..”
by Robert Koehler [Variety]
“..barely there drama is merely a hanger for preachy stay-in-school bromide..”
by Karina Longworth [Village Voice]

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