Angels in Stardust Synopsis
An imaginative teenage girl, living in a mystical and dangerous community built on a deserted drive-in movie lot along the Texas/Oklahoma border, struggles to realize her potential, and escape the world she was born into.
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The Dissolve

Competently shot and edited, and imbued with a gentle sense of affection for its setting, Angels In Stardust doesn’t ultimately insult its...
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The New York Times

By Neil Genzlinger
Angels in Stardust ends up being too tidy to be a great coming-of-age movie, but it’s a decent one.
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New York Daily News

By Elizabeth Weitzman
Bill Carey’s uneven first film, centered on an isolated Texas teen named Vallie Sue (AJ Michalka), has some offbeat charms. They are not,...
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30

Los Angeles Times

By Gary Goldstein
When it comes to finesse or originality the first-time filmmaker falls desperately short, relying on hoary clichés; dreadful, chicken-fried...
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Village Voice

By Calum Marsh
the film's occasional fits of comic inanity — locals ranting about aliens, conversations about two-headed dogs — are certainly...
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a contrast between harsh reality and hope from dreams

By rybrrdm
I really enjoyed Angels In Stardust. It is a coming of age film that takes place in a quirky little town built on an abandoned drive-in movie theater lot call Tardust (Stardust with "S" missing)....

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Rated PG-13 | For thematic elements, sexual material, some menace, language, smoking and teen drinking
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says Pause for kids 14 & under Dismal coming-of-age tale features sex, alcohol, violence.
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POSITIVE MESSAGES
POSITIVE ROLE MODELS
VIOLENCE & SCARINESS
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CONSUMERISM
DRINKING & DRUGS
SEXY STUFF