On Gregg Araki’s “Kaboom”

Posted by Jon Reiss Director Gregg Araki is best known for his 1995 film The Doom Generation. Upon release, The Doom Generation quickly developed a strong cult following, and hoisted up Rose McGowan as a sex symbol for the dark alterna-teen set.  Meanwhile, mainstream critics panned the film as nothing more than a cheesy riff on Larry Clark’s Kids, with insufferable dialogue and poor performances. 

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