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All Over Me Reviews

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January 1, 2000
A walk on the mild side.
Full Review | Original Score: C+
January 1, 2000
Less successful at portraying indecision than it is at inducing boredom.
January 1, 2000
Its blunt reprocessing of contemporary sacred cows in film realism ... rings false, the work of a user opting out of the imagination business.
January 1, 2000
Read More | Original Score: 2/4
October 7, 2019
All Over Me is a poignant coming-of-age film that focuses on some of the sadder facets of growing up and discovering yourself.
December 9, 2021
The movie documents the nuances in girl friendship at a fragile age that sometimes revels in syrupy, afterschool special type drama. But it's a gay, riot grrrl-light teen flick.
January 1, 2000
Part of the reason All Over Me possesses such a stark sense of realism is because of the keenly-observed, unaffected performances of the lead actors.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
July 28, 2005
transcends its occasional operatic moments by providing plenty of soft-spoken reality
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
October 3, 2002
Given great lyrical force by Folland, it comes closer to unlocking the secret lives of girls than any other recent American movie.
January 1, 2000
Alex and Sylvia Sichel have taken a familiar coming-of-age story, something that might work as an Afterschool Special, and given it the contour, grit and white-hot energy of something much more.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
January 1, 2000
There may not be a more personal and affecting film this year.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/4
February 5, 2003
Read More | Original Score: 3/5
January 1, 2000
Reveals the adolescence most everyone went through (or witnessed) but no one talks about.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
January 1, 2000
A confident first feature.
January 1, 2000
It succeeds beautifully at capturing the inner life of girls.
January 1, 2000
This is not new territory, but it is a completely new exploration of it.
Read More | Original Score: 4/5
January 1, 2000
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
January 1, 2000
It's a movie for riot grrrls of all ages.
Full Review | Original Score: 4.5/5
January 1, 2000
Sichel strips her story to the essential, offering a film that's tough, compassionate and true.
January 1, 2000
I do think the Sichels got right much of the awkwardness of teenage transitions into adulthood and of the comfort girls find in the company of other equally confused and hormonally distressed girls.
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