"With Kicks, which hits theaters in September, a new class of Bay Area filmmakers is crystallizing for the first time in a long time. There hasn’t really been one to boast of since George Lucas and Francis Ford Coppola followed the counterculture to San Francisco in 1969" - The Daily Beast

 "TIPPING CONSTRUCTS A LYRICAL ATMOSPHERE THAT SUGGESTS TERRENCE MALICK FOR THE HIP-HOP SET”- INDIE WIRE

"A debut of undeniable promise" - VARIETY

"its silky blend of lyricism with urban grit marks it as a promising debut" - Hollywood Reporter

"Its place as piece of artistic storytelling is unquestionable" - Bold As Love

“Kicks is a funny, touching and street-smart coming-of-age dramedy that oozes with style" - Film Pulse

"JOSEPH CAMPBELL MEETS DOPE IN JUSTIN TIPPING’S EXHILARATING DEBUT" - ROLLING STONE

"what Tipping masters perfectly in the film is the constant ebb and flow of humor, and darkness" SHADOW AND ACT

 

 

 

[JTIP JUST HAD HIS DEBUT FEATURE FILM, KICKS, WORLD PREMIERE AT THE 2016 TRIBECA FILM FESTIVAL AS THE OPENING NIGHT FILM]