You searched for:

Search for…

Narrow Search


Rated PG-13 · 100 minutes · United States · 2014

Despite all odds, this story of an unwanted, homeless, pregnant teenage girl (Vanessa Hudgens) fighting off the world in order to live her life her way earns itself some narrative respect. That’s because filmmaker Ron Krauss damps down the most obvious pathos and instead focuses the considerable heat on Hudgens’ role as sixteen-year-old Apple, on the run from her hellish drug addict mother (Rosario Dawson) and afraid of trusting her birth father (Brendan Fraser), a rich businessman. Actors Hudgens, Dawson, Fraser, James Earl Jones, and Ann Dowd all contribute movingly realistic performances. Who says social problem pics have to be simple-minded and maudlin? Krauss (Amexica) writes and directs (100 min.).
Director: Ron Krauss
Cast: Vanessa Hudgens, Rosario Dawson, Brendan Fraser, James Jones, Ann Dowd and Dascha Polanco


Gimme Shelter

Now Playing

Sorry there are no upcoming showtimes for Gimme Shelter


Subscribe to this thread:

Add a review

Roll over stars and click to rate.

Anonymous and pseudonymous comments will be removed.

Most Popular Stories

  • Davis Dysfunction Dooms Raiders Again

    Mark Davis’ head-scratching decision to move the team to Las Vegas has proven to be a major distraction for the team.
  • The Wrong Path?

    Paideia helped turn Oakland Tech into the best public high school in the city. But some teachers and parents are worried about the future of the acclaimed humanities program.
  • Highland Hospital Surveillance Stirs Concerns

    The county's main hospital in Oakland has a camera that reads license plates and shares that information with federal law enforcement, including ICE.
  • Jerry Brown's Cap-and-Trade Program Isn't Working

    California's greenhouse gas emissions declined last year. But it was primarily due to the rainy weather — not the governor's climate policies.
  • Why Oakland Should Cut Off ICE

    Federal immigration officials say they've been investigating "human trafficking" in the city. But in the past decade, they have not imprisoned anyone from Oakland for that crime.

© 2017 East Bay Express    All Rights Reserved
Powered by Foundation