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ABOUT TO BLOW - UK
Gimme The Loot: review - 2013

“The cinematography manages to pull off that raw, sweaty city heat... there’s something in director Adam Leon’s and Jonathan Miller’s scrappiness; the mess and honesty resonates way more truthfully than most contemporary youth films inside and outside the Big Apple."

CINEVUE - UK
Gimme The Loot: review - 2013

“Cinematographer Jonathan Miller does an excellent job of pinpointing the sometimes gritty, always vibrant and unpredictable streets of a city in continuous motion. "

PHILADELPHIA WEEKLY
The Warm, Wonderful "Gimme The Loot" Will Steal Your Heart - 2013

“The most purely enjoyable movie I’ve seen since I-can’t-remember-when, Gimme the Loot is a tiny miracle—a film brimming with so much mischief and joy that it left me in an almost insufferably good mood for days afterwards."

RICHARD ROEPER
Gimme The Loot: review - 2013
...It leaves us with a final shot as perfect as anything I've seen to close a film in quite some time."

DEADLINE
Jonathan Demme Presents Gimme The Loot - 2013

“The sheer entertainment value of this very smart, hilarious, and heartfelt movie made by young filmmakers about contemporary young people, filmed and played with great freshness and originality, is what makes Gimme The Loot a truly thrilling experience — this is really one crazily accomplished American motion picture debut.”

HOLLYWOOD REPORTER
Gimme The Loot: Cannes Review - 2012
“Shot in limber, unfussy style by Jonathan Miller, the film is laced with glimpses of neighborhood basketball games, black-market operations, drug deals and underground graffitist networks, which add to the overall texture, authenticity and energy. Lovely establishing shots of the expansive rooftop cityscape hint at the vastness and inaccessibility of the world beyond these kids’ immediate domain.”

SCREEN INTERNATIONAL
Gimme The Loot: Cannes Review - 2012
“Using handheld (of the blissfully smooth variety), Jonathan Miller’s lens manages to capture the breadth of the city in sun-bleached summer while also narrowing in the focus to…”

TIME OUT NEW YORK
Gimme The Loot: NDNF - 2012
"Adam Leon’s debut feature hits a humanistic sweet spot, turning its two trash-talking Picassos into underdog heroes. And that last shot would make Ozu beam."

VARIETY
Gimme The Loot, SXSW Review - 2012
"Jonathan Miller's dynamic lensing mirrors the characters' natural charisma without resorting to that obnoxious fake-shake style"

VARIETY
'Loot' wins Grand Jury Prize- 2012

VARIETY
Sundance Selects/IFC acquires Gimme The Loot - 2012