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Home Room Review

Other Critics provided by Metacritic.com

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

  • 3.0
    43

    out of 100

    Metascore®
    Mixed or average reviews
    based on a weighted average of all
    critic review scores.

  • 30

    out of 100

    Variety Robert Koehler

    Writer-editor-director Paul F. Ryan makes the mistake of focusing on an ungainly and, finally, unplayable verbal match between two high schoolers.

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  • 30

    out of 100

    Village Voice J. Hoberman

    Home Room is badly acted and, running well over two hours, often mind-numbingly ponderous. Depressed rather than hysterical, it's in every way less clever and more literal-minded than "Zero Day."

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  • 40

    out of 100

    Los Angeles Times

    Feels like detention -- without the possibility of recess.

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  • 50

    out of 100

    The New York Times Stephen Holden

    The lead performances of Home Room go a long way toward camouflaging the severe flaws of this exceedingly earnest movie.

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  • 60

    out of 100

    The Hollywood Reporter Kirk Honeycutt

    In the midst of this didactic, self-conscious movie about a high school shooting comes an extraordinary and intense performance by a young actress named Busy Philipps, which elevates the whole picture.

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