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Afterschool Review

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Critics scores range from 0 to 100, with higher scores indicating more favorable reviews.

  • 4.0
    66

    out of 100

    Metascore®
    Generally favorable reviews
    based on a weighted average of all
    critic review scores.

  • 40

    out of 100

    The New York Times Neil Genzlinger

    In truth there isn’t much story here, or much insight either; the kind of alienated teenagers wandering through this film exist in movies far out of proportion to their number in real life.

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  • 40

    out of 100

    Variety Justin Chang

    Unsettles without illuminating, marred by narcotic pacing and a blank lead performance.

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  • 70

    out of 100

    Village Voice J. Hoberman

    Afterschool, the almost frighteningly accomplished first feature made by Antonio Campos when he was 24, is high school as horror show.

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  • 70

    out of 100

    The Hollywood Reporter

    This is a sophisticated stylistic exercise too rarefied for wide audiences, but earmarked for critical kudos.

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  • 83

    out of 100

    Entertainment Weekly Lisa Schwarzbaum

    Campos (who was 24 when he made this jolting pic) captures the numbing psychic scramble that just might cause the YouTube generation to go morally haywire. Or become filmmakers.

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