The Decline of Western Civilization - Part III
The Decline of Western Civilization - Part III (1998)

In the third Decline of Western Civilization documentary, Penelope Spheeris (The Little Rascals) filmed four bands (Final Conflict, Litmus Green, Naked Aggression, The Resistance) in 35mm and Dolby, and she also segues into social… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: August 6, 1998
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Jason Bailey

A culmination of her achievement in the trilogy, which chronicles a scene with visceral skill, and often with an anthropologist's detachment. Yet you can only detach for so long.

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Gary Mairs

There's nothing funny at all in the relentless final hour of Decline of Western Civilization III, just grim episodes in the lives of abandoned children.

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Scott Von Doviak
Film Threat

If 'Kids' was a little too uplifting for your taste, then this is the documentary for you.

Emily Bobrow
Film Journal International

Undoubtedly Spheeris' most penetrating film to date.

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