Mid90s (2018)
December 21, 2018 3:28 PM - Subscribe

Follows Stevie, a thirteen-year-old in 1990s-era Los Angeles who spends his summer navigating between his troubled home life and a group of new friends that he meets at a Motor Avenue skate shop.
posted by Fizz (5 comments total)
This is easily on my top 5 favorite films of the year. It captures this very particular moment in the 90s, this very particular scene, and it puts it on screen. If you have a chance to see this, do yourself a favor and make sure you do. It has so much heart and it feels very authentic.
posted by Fizz at 3:37 PM on December 21, 2018 [1 favorite]

It's extremely, intensely emotional brutal. It's very funny and truly sad.
posted by zeek321 at 5:31 PM on December 21, 2018 [1 favorite]

Fuckshit should have been arrested.
posted by brujita at 9:04 PM on December 21, 2018 [2 favorites]

And i didn't like the way the other boys leered at Stevie's mother.
posted by brujita at 5:08 PM on December 22, 2018

Liked most of it, sort of a less nightmarish version of Kids (1995)

The complete lack of consequences for any of the characters was disappointing.

Plus, Stevie can't even ollie up a curb - and he goes for a massive roof gap!
posted by porn in the woods at 4:07 PM on January 7, 2019

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