100

Baltimore Sun

By Michael Sragow
The movie's triumph is that we experience the ending, in which the three girls go mostly separate ways, not as a defeat but as a transition still open to possibilities.
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100

Entertainment Weekly

By Owen Gleiberman
The movie draws us into the illusion that we're simply eavesdropping on the lives of three inner-city black and Hispanic girls.
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90

Wall Street Journal

By Joe Morgenstern
Directed with such a confident, delicate touch. Nothing is insisted on, yet whole lives are discovered and revealed in vignettes that seem as spontaneous as a laugh or a gasp.
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88

Philadelphia Inquirer

By Carrie Rickey
Heartbreaking? Sometimes. Involving? You bet.
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75

Chicago Tribune

By John Petrakis
Has an assured air, rich with scenes of affection, anger and reconciliation, along with moments of unfeigned humor.
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75

Miami Herald

By Connie Ogle
Anyone who understands the subtle shadings of friendship will appreciate Our Song's realistic slice of teen life.
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75

San Francisco Chronicle

By Edward Guthmann
The movie's soul isn't its plot but the relationships among the girls.
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75

Chicago Sun-Times

By Roger Ebert
Has the courage to work without a net, aware that when you're a teenager, your life is not a story so much as a million possible stories.
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75

New York Daily News

By Jami Bernard
That it all seems improvised on the spot (it was not) is testament to the power of a film that trusts its characters, its actors and its ultimate goal.
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63

New York Post

By Jonathan Foreman
A languid but refreshingly real depiction of female adolescence.
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77 out of 100
Generally favorable reviews
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