Why Kids Hate "Kids" (And Adults Love It)

Background: What makes the film Kids' graphic depiction of amoral adolescent monsters so deserving of adult admiration, even while most young people reject it out of hand? Youth critic Pat Macias dissects some rave reviews of the film and wonders whether the huge gap between young and old hasn't bred some strange adult urge to see children succumb to their basest instincts.

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