Grind Synopsis
Four skaters follow the summer tour of a skateboard star to try to grab a sponsor.
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Boston Globe

By Wesley Morris
What Grind lacks in cinematic skill, it makes up for in heart, which is what most dudes-in-arms flicks are missing. Given the option of...
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50

Chicago Sun-Times

By Roger Ebert
Sweet, in its meandering way. It has no meanness in it, no cynicism, no desire to be anything other than what it is, an evocation of the...
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42

Entertainment Weekly

By Owen Gleiberman
Supplies stretches of actual skating footage by pros doubling for the stars. It's in these moments, freed from the earthbound pull of its...
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38

Chicago Tribune

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This movie is just not cool or hip or in any way extreme. Sitting through Grind is a real grind.
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38

USA Today

By Claudia Puig
Sitting through the teen skateboard comedy Grind is, well, a grind.
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30

The Hollywood Reporter

By Kirk Honeycutt
What the problem comes down to is a group of filmmakers making misguided choices in an effort to broaden the movie's demographics beyond...
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25

New York Daily News

By Elizabeth Weitzman
Here's what's missing from Casey La Scala's film: Likable characters, a comprehensible script and any semblance of a good time.
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25

San Francisco Chronicle

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The most humorous actor in the film, Joey Kern as Sweet Lou the cradle-robbing ladies' man, gets laughs only because he's performing a...
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25

New York Post

By Lou Lumenick
If you stay awake, you'll certainly feel more than a little ground down after watching perhaps 15 minutes of skateboard footage padded out...
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12

The Globe and Mail (Toronto)

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I think the guy who exited the advance screening after less than 15 minutes said it best. "This movie's garbage," he hollered, as the...
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What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says Not for kids 15 and under Pretty much a complete waste of time.
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