Bottoms

critic Reviews

, 90% Certified Fresh Tomatometer Score
  • Propulsive and over-the-top, Bottoms is an instant high school comedy classic that feels both current and nostalgic.
  • , Fresh Tomatometer Score
    Clarisse LoughreyIndependent (UK)
    Real-life friends Sennott and Edebiri are harmonious in ways that relieve them of the need to land flat-out punchlines. Instead, they just sweat funny out of their pores.
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    Linda MarricThe Jewish Chronicle
    Smart and very silly.
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    Wendy IdeObserver (UK)
    Even if the scattershot plotting doesn’t quite hold together, there’s a wayward energy to the picture and a barbed sense of mischief.
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    El HuntLondon Evening Standard
    In Bottoms... you’ll find more crude sex jokes than you can shake a pom-pom at. It’s also bizarrely violent.
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  • , Rotten Tomatometer Score
    Kevin MaherTimes (UK)
    Narrative clarity is jettisoned in favour of wearisome storytelling incoherence in a queer high-school comedy that’s one of the least effective entries of the genre.
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    Donald ClarkeIrish Times
    Think Mean Girls mashed into Lindsay Anderson’s If ... But with more sublimated high-feminist discourse. Just perfect.
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    Jessica Baxterjessicabaxter.com
    It’s a smart comedy disguised as a stupid one, with a thousand jokes landing per minute and some of the *tightest* mise en scène we’ve ever scène. But even if it were just a stupid comedy, guys make those all the time. That’s the point of feminism.
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    Chris McCoyMemphis Flyer
    Bottoms is the best high school comedy since Booksmart, and, for my money, an instant classic.
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    Jaylan SalahInSession Film
    Seligman's deliberate and catchy directing style takes us into a world...
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    Maxance VincentInSession Film
    In just 91 minutes, Emma Seligman and Rachel Sennott keep the laughs coming in breakneck fashion, with each massive setpiece as gut-bustingly hilarious as the last.
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