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  1. Positive: 20 out of 25
  2. Negative: 1 out of 25
  1. It's a classic rags-to-riches-to-rage tale about the fatal nexus of celebrity and market forces, a story that is unexpectedly poignant even though it's told to an insistent punk rock beat.
  2. Reviewed by: Ed Halter
    80
    Serves up a gripping look at skate history through an investigation of one of its darker moments.
  3. 78
    Skateboarding is not a crime, but the subject of this exhaustive documentary... is very much a criminal.
  4. 70
    An absorbing and meticulous piece of reportage.
  5. Reviewed by: Bill White
    67
    This limited point of view, while effective in chronicling Gator's rise, is dreadfully inefficient in contextualizing his fall.
  6. 30
    Gator never emerges as anything but a blatant and outspoken -- and virulently brutal -- jerk.

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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 6 out of 6
  2. Mixed: 0 out of 6
  3. Negative: 0 out of 6
  1. StephenI.
    Sep 26, 2005
    10
    I found the movie to be moving . I don't know what I feel for Mark....Noidea what Brandi McCaaine motives are and ultimately felt a I found the movie to be moving . I don't know what I feel for Mark....Noidea what Brandi McCaaine motives are and ultimately felt a strange sensation of loss for Marks first Girlfriend Britanny. Greta soundtrack added to this most compelling documetery. Collapse

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