(January 20, 2019) Original
(February 17, 2019) New Trailer (#2)
(April 7, 2019) New Release Date (changed from 4/5/19)
April 12, 2019
From IMDb: “Violet is a shy teenager living in the Isle of Wight who dreams of pop stardom as an escape from her small town and shattered family life. With the help of an unlikely mentor, Violet enters an international singing competition that will test her integrity, talent and ambition.”
Poster Rating: C
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Review: Nice, vibrant shades of pink and purple with neon lettering isn’t well detailed or incredibly exciting, but it’s noticeable.
Trailer Rating: B- / B-
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Review: (#1) You could throw Elle Fanning in anything and I would be interested in seeing it. Her broad and eclectic taste in projects makes her one of the most maverick young actors working in Hollywood. Ignoring all that, the trailer has an eclectic feel to it and looks a bit different than everything else we’re seeing, along with some traditional narrative embellishments. That could boost its box office chances on the specialty circuit.
(#2) In a provocative and niche way, Teen Spirit looks like the kind of movie we don’t often get out of the indie circuit, but which also feels like an organic part of it. The music and the situations all seem most intriguing.