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Haley Bennett Haley Bennett
Stella
Roxane Mesquida Roxane Mesquida
Lorelei
Juno Temple Juno Temple
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Nicole LaLiberte Nicole LaLiberte
Red-Haired Girl
Jason Olive Jason Olive
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Gregg Araki Gregg Araki
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5 years, 7 months ago at May 2 21:02
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This movie is completely mind fucking and seriously doesn't make any sense. Witch whose eyes turn red and can be defeated by water? WHAT? However it's extremely entertaining and one just can't stop watching it. When you get to the end you won't even be surprised anymore, because you will seriously be expecting anything and everything.

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5 years ago at Dec 4 6:49
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Compared to most Araki films, Kaboom is a pretty lightweight, but entertaining film. I have really become a Thomas Deller and Chris Zylka fan. They gave great performances.

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5 months, 3 weeks ago at Jun 20 8:34
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After watching ‘White Bird in a Blizzard’ (which was pretty good) and ‘Smiley Face’ (which was pretty lame), I was quite eager to check the feature that Gregg Araki did direct between these 2 movies. Well, I really liked the way it started and the damned thing had seriously some potential. Indeed, it was one of the best depictions of college life I have seen in a very long time. Further... read more
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Description: Indie veteran Gregg Araki returns to the spotlight with KABOOM, a hyper-stylized Twin Peaks for the Coachella Generation, featuring a gorgeous, super-hot young cast. The film is a wild, sex-drenched, comical thriller that tells the story of Smith, an ambisexual 18-year-old college freshman who stumbles upon a monstrous conspiracy in a seemingly idyllic Southern California seaside town. KABOOM will make its US premiere at this year's Sundance Film Festival and is writer/director Araki's eighth film there since his breakthrough The Living End, including The Doom Generation to his masterpiece Mysterious Skin. The film stars Thomas ... (more)
Release date: 6 October 2010
Tags: 2010s (4), Conspiracy (3), (3), Sex (2), Gregg Araki (2), Comedy (2), 2010 (2), College (2), Friendship (2), Twist Ending (2), Gay (1), Queer Palm (1), Weird (1), Dramas (1), Surreal (1), Mother-son Relationship (1), Straight Sex (1), Dreams (1), Indie (1), Homosexuality (1)
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“This movie is completely mind fucking and seriously doesn't make any sense. Witch whose eyes turn red and can be defeated by water? WHAT? However it's”

johanlefourbe posted a review 5 months, 3 weeks ago

An average movie

“After watching ‘White Bird in a Blizzard’ (which was pretty good) and ‘Smiley Face’ (which was pretty lame), I was quite eager to check the feature that Gregg Araki did direct between these 2 movies. Well, I really liked the way it started and the damned thing had seriously some potential. Indeed, it was one of the best depictions of college life I have seen in a very long time. Furthermore, I loved Araki’s approach towards sexuality which was basically that almost no one is actually totally gay or hetero. Eventually, even though the characters were really promiscuous, it was never displayed as something really depraved or depressing like in ‘The Rules of Attraction’ for example and this approach was also really refreshing. Unfortunately, even though this material was real” read more

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"May 2 "Smith, college is just an intermission between high school and the rest of your life. It's four years of having sex, making stupid mistakes, and experiencing stuff. It's a pit stop, not the second coming of the Messiah." Gregg Araki sure is an interesting director, huh? He's one of those kinds of directors where everything I've seen from him so far was something I had completely different opinions on. I couldn't stand Smiley Face, I mostly hated The Doom Generation, but had a couple a"


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