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Oct 26, Full Review…. What are you talking about? When he fights or disagrees with Owen, or when Owen becomes distant, he starts to go off the deep end. Look for either of these talented young actors in forthcoming productions to truly shine in their diversity of potential roles. That’s as much as I can say without it flagging me for spoilers. I wouldn’t say it was amazing acting, but I definitely felt like the people were their characters.

Post Share on Facebook. We want to hear what you have to say but need to verify your email. The Dirties is a strong directorial debut that might actually inspire some deep critical thinking and could certainly warrant more than one viewing. Keep track of everything you watch; tell your friends. The victim morphs into the perpetrator and the instant, reflexive reaction is to physically and emotionally abandon all responsibility from as a bystander. Jesse Ortega Super Reviewer. Matt then acquires blueprints of his high school from the library for the school project he told them he was doing, which Matt points out was concerningly easy to do, and that his school ID was never even checked.

Want to add to the discussion? Matt Johnson as Matt. The boys go out at night and create a bonfire, where they reflect on te bullied.

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He lives a fully media-saturated pot where the distinction between making a fictional film in which characters are killed and a documentary where real people are killed is laughably arbitrary. At the start of this nervy debut, Matt and his best friend Owen Owen Williams are working on their school film project when they run into a couple of younger kids shooting a horror movie. The 91st Academy Awards isn’t the first year the show won’t have a host, but it will plor the first time since the Snow White and Rob Lowe incident.

This probably isn’t the case but it could be a possibility.

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They bake a cake for Chrissy, and Matt gets upset with Owen for sharing it with the Dirties. The found footage genre at its most potent as a storytelling tool. How it’s always a movie for you, how you’re always acting. The Dirties 6. Written, directed, and starring Matt Johnson, the film’s title character is a social outcast and an aspiring filmmaker with very little actual talent. From the brink of escaping high school, to swirling into a maelstrom The Dirties is the kind of film that will ruin you, but devastate so artfully that your faith in humanity is restored.


I’m sure Owen is also scared for his own life in that moment, as well.

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I wasn’t confused by what happened, and you describe it clearly, but you don’t address why it would make sense dities just end the movie right then. Please click the link below to receive your verification email. The disclaimer in the opening sequence adds a certain authenticity element to the plot and accentuates the plausibility of these portrayed circumstances actually occurring. Can’t really complain about this, other than the pacing was poor at times. Gravity is Certified Fresh.

To the desperately antic Matt, everything is fodder for a movie sequence. It may wind up as the tne most significant horror film; it’s certainly among the most original.

Honestly, they could have run out of money and had to figure out an ending. Just leave us a message here and we will work on getting you verified.

After finishing filming, the rough cut of the project is brought to the film teacher, Mr. It was fun, relatable, and memorable. By creating an account, you agree to the Privacy Policy and the Terms and Policiesand to receive email from Rotten Tomatoes and Fandango. It’s well-written, it has an air of authenticity, and it has a strong cast.

There was almost no scripted dialogue and several scenes were shot without some of the participants’ awareness. Views Read Edit View history. Owen begins to practice the guitar more in attempts to win over Chrissy, and the boys are shown being bullied some more. But it’s a very important part of the story and of Matt’s personality. Matt and Owen are then shown editing clips together for their film, during the course of which it is revealed that a popular girl, Chrissy, had a crush on Owen in grade three.


The post will then be hidden like this. Post Share on Facebook. The Toronto Star called The Dirties “a fresh, compelling take on bullying,” rating it three stars out of four. I looked around to try to find some reasoning given, but came up empty, so I figured I would ask here about any possibilities that people here had. They can’t be easily classified into archetypes, which makes for an incredibly complex film. This is a very good movie, but it’s probably one that requires some patience but it’s a very rewarding film that explores some very real issues such as the effect bullying has in someone that chooses to do what Matt did.

Log in to post comments. Start your free trial. Krista Madison as Chrissy H. This is a guy that’s been bullied to the point where films are his only refuge and real escape from the bullies, that he can’t even tell the difference between what’s real and what’s fake anymore. Oct 26, Full Review…. To cut right there is to show you that the story is over. I wouldn’t say it was amazing acting, but I definitely felt like the people were their characters. We always hear about bullying from a third person perspective, but The Dirties puts us right in the middle of it.

Johnson, your son is fucking crazy, he’s gotta a bunch of pictures of people on the wall and he thinks he’s gonna kill later.

Matt is pretty much a psychopath and you see that deterioration in his psyche, to the point where you get to see that he’s actually pretty fucked up when you think about it. Seemed pretty cut and dried to me.

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