King Kelly Synopsis
King Kelly is a sensational journey through hedonistic American youth culture and the YouTube generation.
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indieWIRE

By Eric Kohn
It's an unflinching update to media scholar Neil Postman's prophetic claim about the deadly impact of television on cultural identity:...
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80

Time Out New York

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Director Andrew Neel has hit upon a compelling reason for the found-footage gimmick: to indict a narcissistic generation who think their...
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75

The A.V. Club

King Kelly is a broad indictment of the emptier side of self-documentation and a more nuanced one of the Internet as a source of...
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70

The New York Times

By Stephen Holden
The movie's other master stroke is the artfully unhinged lead performance of Louisa Krause as the despicable King Kelly, a character who...
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40

The Hollywood Reporter

By John DeFore
Sadly, this film's POV conceit -- in which all scenes are shot by the characters, whether they have a plausible reason to hold the camera...
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12

Slant Magazine

By Diego Costa
The film decides very early on, as part of its premise, to reduce Louisa Krause's King Kelly to a one-dimensional narcissist.
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Rated NR
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says not for kids Tons of sex, drugs in satire of "Generation Me" teens.
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VIOLENCE & SCARINESS
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CONSUMERISM
DRINKING & DRUGS
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