King Kelly
King Kelly (2012)

King Kelly is an aspiring internet star who performs webcam stripteases. When Kelly's car - filled with illegal narcotics that she must deliver - is stolen by her bitter ex-boyfriend on the 4th of July, Kelly and her best friend Jordan… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Genre: Comedy
Release Date: November 30, 2012
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Critic Score: 75% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Stephen Holden
New York Times

If social satire that elicits scornful laughter is your kind of humor, "King Kelly" will have you doubled over with guilty guffaws.

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Matt Singer
Time Out New York

Neel has hit upon a compelling reason for the found-footage gimmick: to indict a narcissistic generation who think their phones make them royalty.

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Diego Costa
Slant Magazine

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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John DeFore
Hollywood Reporter

Cynical sexploitation neither thrills nor entertains.

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David Noh
Film Journal International

One of the cleverest, funniest and most appallingly true films of the year.

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Rob Hunter
Film School Rejects

King Kelly is a film worth seeking out for fans who like social commentary mixed intelligently with entertainment.

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Alison Willmore
AV 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 affirmation.

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Eric Kohn
indieWIRE

It's an unflinching update to media scholar Neil Postman's prophetic claim about the deadly impact of television on cultural identity: Smartphones in hand, we face the danger of filming ourselves to death.

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