Los Angeles Times

By Kevin Thomas
A potent mixture of sentiment and grit, and it showcases the talents of its young principals.
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New Times (L.A.)

By David Ehrenstein
The film belongs to Jordan Brower, whose every appearance breaks one's heart, and makes some otherwise familiar material come alive.
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Mr. Showbiz

By Kevin Maynard
Hard to watch -- not because of its unflinching realism, but rather for its mawkish reliance on every boy hooker flick from "Midnight Cowboy" to "Johns."
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L.A. Weekly

Never quite gets up to speed, lurching its way through a glossing, superficial take on street life and teenage sexuality.
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40 out of 100
Mixed or average reviews
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