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- Sunny Suljic
- Katherine Waterston
- Lucas Hedges
- Na-kel Smith
- Olan Prenatt
- Gio Galicia
- Ryder McLaughlin
- Alexa Demie
- Fig Camila Abner
- Liana Perlich
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- Jonah Hill's directorial debut.
- The same chartreuse yellow colored van passes in two different shots.
- Fuckshit: That's why we ride a piece of wood, like, what that does to somebody's spirit.
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I SAID HELL YEAH
Great movie, nice to see what other kids where going through and the semblance and similarities in what I went through in the 90's. Great flick. thumbs up Jonah!!!
It certainly doesn’t work in Mid90s’ favor that it is the third movie released in the past two months to focus on an outsider with a turbulent home life seeking out community in the world of skateboarding. Even without the unflinching documentary Minding the Gap and the sure-handed docufiction Skate Kitchen, Mid90s would feel phony, but the former’s understated and thoughtful treatment of its protagonists’ real-life tragedies contrasts sharply with Hill’s attempts to wring pathos from his manufactured ones. Next to them, Mid90s just looks like a poser.
Whether Hill’s debut as a writer-director is drawn entirely, or partly, from personal experience seems a moot point: there’s a sufficient clear-eyed skill to the project to elevate it out of the memoir arena and mark the actor out as a directing talent to watch.
A gender-flipped sibling to Crystal Moselle's Skate Kitchen (set in Los Angeles versus that film's NYC), its narrative of sudden belonging and onrushing perils mirrors that Sundance entry. But in emotional punch and shoulda-seen-this-coming skill, it is more like Hill's Lady Bird, a gem that feels simultaneously informed by its author's adolescence and the product of a serious artist's observational distance.