Sassy Pants
Sassy Pants (2012)

A biting coming of age comedy, "Sassy Pants" follows recent homeschool grad BETHANY PRUITT as she struggles to break free from her smothering mom without any help from her deadbeat gay dad to realize her dream of attending fashion… More

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Rated: R
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Genre: Comedy
Release Date: September 9, 2013
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Critic Score: 50% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Ian Buckwalter
NPR

Sweet and well-intentioned, Sassy Pants is difficult to dislike, despite its missteps.

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Marsha McCreadie
Village Voice

With its positive gay images, and even a perfectly executed two-step line dance, Sassy Pants is a feel-good movie for girls of both sexes.

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Stephen Holden
New York Times

Until "Sassy Pants" loses its nerve and turns somewhat warm and fuzzy, Ms. Sohn maintains tight control of the story of Bethany's liberation from her domestic prison to pursue fashion.

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Dennis Harvey
Variety

Landing between the twee, naturalistic and formulaic, Sassy Pants settles for cute, taking too few gambles to make a more lasting impression.

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Gary Goldstein
Los Angeles Times

Although it attempts a kind of outré pose, the film ultimately proves a too-gentle juggling act that never quite soars.

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Diego Costa
Slant Magazine

Sassy Pants has a slightly ludic atmosphere akin to another tale of teen alienation, Dear Lemon Lima, but it unfolds like a fable in which only Bethany doesn't feel like a canned caricature.

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