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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Eric Kohn

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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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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Diego Semerene
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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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.

Matt Singer
Time Out

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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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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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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