Tag Archives: Skateboarding

Minding the Gap (2018) ☆☆☆1/2 (3.5/4): Life and skateboarding in Rockford, Illinois

Documentary film “Minding the Gap” is a vivid, fascinating, and touching work you will not easily forget. While it initially interests us with a number of wonderful skateboarding scenes, the documentary looks closer at its struggling human subjects with considerable … Continue reading

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Mid90s (2018) ☆☆1/2(2.5/4): Growing up with skateboarding in the mid-1990s

“Mid90s” works best when it gives us a glimpse into its specific subculture in the mid-1990s. Because I am not that familiar with its subject, I observed the film with anthropological curiosity as enjoying its authentic mood and laid-back style … Continue reading

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