Hick Synopsis
A pistol-packing teen (Chloe Grace Moretz) flees her abusive parents and hitchhikes her way West.
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Movieline

By Stephanie Zacharek
Walks the jittery line between being exploitative and too sensitive, and while it's probably a relief that it tips more toward the latter,...
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ReelViews

By James Berardinelli
One of the most positive comments that can be made about Hick is that it advances Chloe Grace Moretz's claim to be one of the best young...
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New York Magazine (Vulture)

For a movie that deals with rape, criminality, and even racks up a real body count, Hick is whisper-thin and instantly forgettable.
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Chicago Sun-Times

By Roger Ebert
I cringed.
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30

Los Angeles Times

Part road movie and part coming-of-age story but mostly plays like some creepy-perv fantasia looking for mileage from the...
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The New York Times

By Rachel Saltz
Ms. Portes's script strains credulity, and it's not helped by Mr. Martini, who can't find the right tone.
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New York Post

By Lou Lumenick
Even an appearance by Alec Baldwin as Moretz's eventual - if highly unlikely - savior isn't enough to keep Hick from leaving a bad taste.
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NPR

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What is watchable here is made possible by the sheer will of the gifted Moretz, who's in every scene as the precocious Luli.
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Village Voice

Too odd to be funny, too cold-hearted to be tragic, Hick is an infuriating muddle.
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Slant Magazine

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It doesn't take long to gather the influences trickling through Derick Martini's Hick, an aimless tumbleweed of a road movie if ever there...
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It's not often the world gets to see young actresses really make their mark in the film business, there's really only a handful in the past few years, Dakota Fanning, Elle Fanning, Abigail Breslin...

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Rated R | For Language, Disturbing Content Inv. a Teen, Drug Use, Drinking and Violence
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says Pause for kids 16 & under Runaway teen faces violence, harsh reality in mature drama.
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