As Cool as I Am Synopsis
A teen (Sarah Bolger) discovers that her parents' marriage is not as strong as she once thought.
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Time Out New York

Director Max Mayer doesn’t find a way to make the ritual traumas of adolescence feel new again.
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New York Daily News

By Elizabeth Weitzman
Simplistic plotting, pedestrian visuals and poorly-handled melodrama do lend the project a cheap, made-for-TV feel, which is underscored by...
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The Hollywood Reporter

By John DeFore
Familiar faces in supporting roles don't do much for the commercial prospects of this modest film, which feels like a made-for-TV version...
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The New York Times

By Stephen Holden
Just when its parts should come together, As Cool as I Am crumbles to bits.
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25

Slant Magazine

The film is the cinematic equivalent of a teenager, making everything more melodramatic than it needs to be, and impatient with the subtle...
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New York Post

By Kyle Smith
Though darker elements loom in the shadows, nothing in this painfully sincere film is remotely affecting; just think of it as “My So-Called...
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By SophiaGrace10
I liked it for the first hour or so but then it started to be disjointed. I think it is based on a YA novel. I did not know that at first. Some important topics are brought out, sex, birth control,...

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Rated R | For An Assault, Some Teen Drinking and Sexual Content