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Five StarThe film is a nuanced portrait of two men struggling with gang life, and an intimate contemplation on manhood in the modern urban environment. The relationship between two men - Primo, an actual gang leader in the East New York Bloods, and John, a young man trying to decide whether gang life is the path for him.Genre: DramaCountry: United StatesDuration: 90 minQuality: SDRelease: 2015IMDb: 5.3
Actors of "Five Star"
Directors of "Five Star"Keith Miller
Creators of "Five Star"Keith Miller
Critic Reviews of "Five Star"New YorkerAugust 03, 2015
The writer and director, Keith Miller, establishes engaging characters but stifles their thoughts and emotions, sets up dramatic situations but avoids their practicalities and implications.Los Angeles TimesJuly 30, 2015
It's eye-opening to see an indie approach to this genre.Hollywood ReporterJuly 27, 2015
Keith Miller's Five Star makes its nonactors look like trained thesps and (in a good way) vice versa.New York TimesJuly 23, 2015
Slow and steady, and with remarkable assuredness, Keith Miller's "Five Star" plays mean-streets drama in the lowest of keys.AV ClubJuly 23, 2015
There's just not enough meat on these bones, and what meat there is has been thoroughly chewed over.Village VoiceJuly 21, 2015
Keith Miller's modest drama Five Star is the kind of depiction the city sorely needs.FILMINK (Australia)December 08, 2016
...worth pursuing.The Film StageApril 12, 2016
Because of the heavy use of tropes, the documentary style and genre subversion are not enough to make Five Star feel urgent or authentic.We Got This CoveredAugust 03, 2015
Five Star has the power to make anyone appreciate the life they have, and think about what it really takes to be a man.Movie NationJuly 29, 2015
Intimate, engaging and engrossing look at New York gang life and the charisma that it takes to bring in new recruitsCinemalogue.comJuly 24, 2015
It's consistently compelling, and develops a tension that doesn't feel forced, despite being rough around the edges.GuardianJuly 24, 2015
The verisimilitude is a poke at the cliche-riddled work seen on television crime shows, but its lack of stylisation and mundane focus can leave you thirsting for, if not some drama, at least a tad more pizzazz.
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