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Q (7/99, p.146) - 4 stars out of 5 - "...this collection opens the door on a time of high creative excitement."62.31237

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Uncut (magazine) (p.86) - 4 stars out of 5 -- "[F]ocused around some astonishing live sets on his home turf, Soho's Flamingo Club....JAZZ GENIUS doubles as a primer of British jazz in its most fertile, most exciting period."27.33323

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"Kutcher nails the genius and narcissism. It's a quietly dazzling performance..."Rolling Stone "Like THE SOCIAL NETWORK, Jobs is a technology yarn that's really a high-wire business story."Entertainment Weekly0.2264139

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"Kutcher nails the genius and narcissism. It's a quietly dazzling performance..."Rolling Stone "Like THE SOCIAL NETWORK, Jobs is a technology yarn that's really a high-wire business story."Entertainment Weekly0.2264139

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The Wire (8/01, p.55) - "...Each arrangement pulsates with a dark intelligence....Weird and wonderful..."CMJ (8/01, p.80) - "...Inventive....cementing Patton's reputation as an artist..."NME (Magazine) (7/28/01, p.42) - 8 out of 10 - "...Genius...16 reinterpreted scores from movies like ROSEMARY'S BABY, THE OMEN and so forth....Patton croons devilishly while skycrapers collapse behind him, and the result is pure rock operatics..."0.185298

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"...Handsomely staged....[The] presentation is mournfully beautiful; rarely has a director used so many variations on midnight blue..." New York Times "...Gruesomely engrossing....Lecter remains a riveting figure of fear..." Entertainment Weekly "...Tantalizing, engrossing....HANNIBAL imparts its own pleasures by painting a portrait of a man of ultimate civilized refinements whose dark side always threatens to lurch out violently..." Variety0.1668589

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3 stars out of 5 -- "[A] marvelous blend of documentary and concert film....The film cuts in interviews with Cohen interpreting his songs and telling of adventures that took him from New York clubs to a Zen monastery..." Rolling Stone "The concert is mixed with interviews with the 71-year-old Canadian singer-songwriter, and he's a charmingly self-deprecating raconteur." Entertainment Weekly "[T]he many highlights include a fabulous version of 'Chelsea Hotel No. 2" sung by Rufus Wainwright..." -- Grade: BEntertainment Weekly 4 stars out of 5 -- "It's a warm, touching portrait of a genius -- and long overdue."Total Film "[With] some interesting glimpses into Cohen's world...[The performances] are quite special..."Sight and Sound0.1667966

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"The concert is mixed with interviews with the 71-year-old Canadian singer-songwriter, and he's a charmingly self-deprecating raconteur."Entertainment Weekly 3 stars out of 5 -- "[A] marvelous blend of documentary and concert film....The film cuts in interviews with Cohen interpreting his songs and telling of adventures that took him from New York clubs to a Zen monastery..."Rolling Stone "[T]he many highlights include a fabulous version of 'Chelsea Hotel No. 2" sung by Rufus Wainwright..." -- Grade: BEntertainment Weekly 4 stars out of 5 -- "It's a warm, touching portrait of a genius -- and long overdue."Total Film "[With] some interesting glimpses into Cohen's world...[The performances] are quite special..."Sight and Sound0.1667966

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"If you want to hear juicy inside tales of the scams devised by Lee Atwater, the right-wing visionary of media-age dirty tricks, you'll find loads of them in BOOGIE MAN." -- Grade: B+Entertainment Weekly "[I]t's a hugely entertaining, efficiently crafted documentary about a ruthless, if undeniably clever, American political force....Director-cinematographer-editor Stefan Forbes rivetingly, often chillingly, frames our country's not-so-distant political past while informing its polarized present."Los Angeles Times "BOOGIE MAN: THE LEE ATWATER STORY, a remarkable documentary directed by Stefan Forbes, uses interviews with Atwater's targets and, especially, his old comrades, to paint a remarkable portrait of Atwater..."Chicago Sun-Times0.1627126

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"As Moliere, Romain Duris carries the film almost effortlessly....Laura Morante is equally compelling as his lover Elmire."Sight and Sound 4 stars out of 5 -- "[A] wildly impressive French frolic....Both a glittering showcase for a literary giant's comic genius and a first-class farce in its own right. By turns funny, mysterious, suffering and sexy."Total Film 3 stars out of 5 -- "Laurent Tirard's enjoyable biopic revels in the bits more traditional movies would leave behind....It's ace in the hole is Romain Duris -- a broad, flamboyant, totally engaging hero."Empire0.1450952

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"As Moliere, Romain Duris carries the film almost effortlessly....Laura Morante is equally compelling as his lover Elmire."Sight and Sound 4 stars out of 5 -- "[A] wildly impressive French frolic....Both a glittering showcase for a literary giant's comic genius and a first-class farce in its own right. By turns funny, mysterious, suffering and sexy."Total Film 3 stars out of 5 -- "Laurent Tirard's enjoyable biopic revels in the bits more traditional movies would leave behind....It's ace in the hole is Romain Duris -- a broad, flamboyant, totally engaging hero."Empire0.1450952

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"...THE PIANIST is a worthy Holocaust drama and a welcome return to form for Roman Polanski..." Box Office "...A monument to the indestructibility of the human spirit..." Film Comment "...THE PIANIST achieves the monumental without abandoning the modesty of its origins....Polanski's strange genius serves Szpilman's remembrance..." Los Angeles Times "...Mr. Polanski approaches this material with a calm, fierce authority. This is certainly the best work Mr. Polanski has done in many years..." New York Times "...[Polanski] brings history to life....It stays with you..." USA Today "...One of the most quietly moving stories in survivor literature, and now the cinema....Polanski tells the story with all of his cinematic mastery..." Premiere "...[A film] of riveting power and sadness, a great match of film and filmmaker -- and star, too..." Entertainment Weekly "...A portrait of hell so shattering it's impossible to shake..." Rolling Stone "...A work of sustained tension and ferocious clarity, and as near-perfect a marriage of subject and artist as could be imagined..." Sight and Sound0.1429685

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Rolling Stone (p.110) - Ranked #1 in Rolling Stone's "The Top 10 Reissues Of 2006" -- "[A]n aptly locomotive portrait of Hooker's blues, highlighting his primal composing genius..."Q (p.110) - 3 stars out of 5 -- "This is music reduced to its bare necessities, a victory for the primitive power of one-chord grooves and a baritone boom."Uncut (p.90) - 5 stars out of 5 -- "Hooker held fast to the visceral mysteries of rural blues, while yoking them to the electric crackle of the industrial north."Down Beat (p.80) - 4 stars out of 5 -- "Hooker blended Delta incantation and rhythm in a singularly primal way that brought out all the sensuality in his songs."No Depression (p.79) - "[H]is basic sound remained constant: songs built around single-chord drones; unrhymed lyrics that often sounded improvised; propulsive but stripped-down rhythmic patterns usually devoid of standard structure or timing."Mojo (Publisher) (p.114) - 4 stars out of 5 -- "[H]is collaboration-heavy THE HEALER made him a global superstar but his roots remained firmly in the Mississippi Delta."0.1429685

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Rolling Stone (p.110) - Ranked #1 in Rolling Stone's "The Top 10 Reissues Of 2006" -- "[A]n aptly locomotive portrait of Hooker's blues, highlighting his primal composing genius..."Q (p.110) - 3 stars out of 5 -- "This is music reduced to its bare necessities, a victory for the primitive power of one-chord grooves and a baritone boom."Uncut (p.90) - 5 stars out of 5 -- "Hooker held fast to the visceral mysteries of rural blues, while yoking them to the electric crackle of the industrial north."Down Beat (p.80) - 4 stars out of 5 -- "Hooker blended Delta incantation and rhythm in a singularly primal way that brought out all the sensuality in his songs."No Depression (p.79) - "[H]is basic sound remained constant: songs built around single-chord drones; unrhymed lyrics that often sounded improvised; propulsive but stripped-down rhythmic patterns usually devoid of standard structure or timing."Mojo (Publisher) (p.114) - 4 stars out of 5 -- "[H]is collaboration-heavy THE HEALER made him a global superstar but his roots remained firmly in the Mississippi Delta."0.1429685

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"...A time capsule..."Chicago Sun-Times "Bob Dylan on the road in England, 1965...all hostile glamour and wired rock & roll charisma..." Rolling Stone "[Dylan's] restlessness to move beyond his folk troubadour phase is responsible for much of this film's crackling musical tension." Mojo 5 stars out of 5 -- "Watching it now is to see pop culture being born. It was Pennebaker's good fortune to be in the room at a moment of great significance."Uncut "[S]hot in black and white, with Dylan frequently in black moods and nearly always exhibiting white-hot creative power....[The documentary] remains a mesmerizing document." -- Grade: BEntertainment Weekly "Unflinchingly real where other 1960s rock films dealt in fantasy, DON'T LOOK BACK is about more than music....The most objective portrait of Bob Dylan we've ever had..."Sight and Sound0.1423076

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"[Dylan's] restlessness to move beyond his folk troubadour phase is responsible for much of this film's crackling musical tension."Mojo "...A time capsule..."Chicago Sun-Times "Bob Dylan on the road in England, 1965...all hostile glamour and wired rock & roll charisma..."Rolling Stone 5 stars out of 5 -- "Watching it now is to see pop culture being born. It was Pennebaker's good fortune to be in the room at a moment of great significance."Uncut "[S]hot in black and white, with Dylan frequently in black moods and nearly always exhibiting white-hot creative power....[The documentary] remains a mesmerizing document." -- Grade: BEntertainment Weekly "Unflinchingly real where other 1960s rock films dealt in fantasy, DON'T LOOK BACK is about more than music....The most objective portrait of Bob Dylan we've ever had..."Sight and Sound0.1423076

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"...Brown's starmaking turn is the film's heart and soul..."Total Film "...Two enormously appealing performances dominate FINDING FORRESTER....The two actors tear into their roles the way a hungry man enters a banquet hall..."Hollywood Reporter "...[The film is] constructed around Sean Connery's charm..." - 3 out of 4 starsUSA Today "...Brown turns out to be something of a natural. His wary and dignified presence, nicely set off by a great smile, enables him to make working with Connery appear simple..."Los Angeles Times "...It's a pleasure to watch the rapport between Connery, in his 50th year of acting, and Brown, in his first role..."Chicago Sun-Times "...Touchingly authentic thanks to genuine and profound performances from Connery and newcomer Pitt..."Box Office0.1337189

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"...A film about the act of seeing....The music, a driving, hurrying rhythm that sometimes pauses to collect itself, is upbeat, and so is the film's spirit..." Chicago Sun-Times "...Dziga Vertov's film-school staple is the benchmark for many of the movie thrills we take for granted..." Entertainment Weekly0.1278919

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"[A] documentary that digs deep inside this most revolutionary and tortured of punk quartets..." Entertainment Weekly "[A]bsorbing....[T]he music has lasted..."New York Times "[A]n engaging and emotional documentary..."Los Angeles Times "It's the most comprehensive and compelling overview yet of the Ramones' career." Uncut "There is pathos in their story, and a kind of perverse dignity, but this level-headed film resists the impulse toward instructive moral fable." Sight and Sound "[R]iveting....The final word on the strange birth, revolutionary genius and dysfunctional adulthood of the mother of all punk bands." Mojo "[I]ts bitter emotionalism comes from a hopelessly bowl-cut band that was too legit to quit." Rolling Stone0.1249938

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Rolling Stone (6/22/00, pp.130-2) - 4.5 stars out of 5 - "...Less a comprehensive summation of his work than an examination of the forces that shaped and ruled Cash's mythic Americana....Cash creates phrases that sound like more than music. They're moments of truth."Entertainment Weekly (5/26/00, p.75) - "...All 3 discs are a delight, and the thematic organization is a great idea..." - Rating: AQ (8/00, p.115) - 4 stars out of 5 - "...Johnny Cash: tougher than the rest."CMJ (5/29/00, p.26) - "...Extraordinary...it is a portrait of Cash's career as Cash himself sees it....an essential addition to any fan's collection."No Depression (5-6/00, p.105) - "...This is the stuff of pure unadulterated genius....This box shows you how Cash did it. And why we're glad he did."Mojo (Publisher) (8/00, p.114) - "...Simply superb..."NME (Magazine) (12/30/00, p.79) - Ranked #2 in NME's "Top 5 Compilations Of The Year".NME (Magazine) (6/17/00, p.42) - 9 out of 10 - "...This is a seductively packaged set...from the icon of country cool and patron saint of Nick Cave..."Record Collector (magazine) (p.79) - 4 stars out of 5 -- "A reverential release, reinforcing the dignity of one of America's greatest storytellers."0.1191404

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"...[Harris] seems as natural playing the abstract-expressionist superstar as he did playing John Glenn in THE RIGHT STUFF..." USA Today "...POLLOCK is beautifully shot....There is a nice cameo by Jeffrey Tambor..." Box Office "...Moments of visceral, sensual beauty....Amy Madigan is tart and vivid..." Film Comment "...Ed Harris has always been a great actor in search of a role that could match his haunted intensity, and in POLLOCK, which he directed and stars in, he finds it..." Entertainment Weekly "...Harris brings an energy to [the] action-painting scenes that is pure and exhilarating....This is a towering performance of bruising inspiration..."Rolling Stone "...Harris' film describes a confrontation between genius and human frailty....It tracks a mythology of creativity which runs from Caravaggio to Patti Smith, and is still running, unended..." Sight and Sound "...Harden's performance conveys the guts and heart of the drama....You'll be drained, enthralled and maybe even a little inspired..." Total Film "...Ed Harris' film is as successful as it is because it passionately follows the artist's lead..." Los Angeles Times "...It contains all of the hum and buzz of the postwar New York art world....POLLOCK is confident, insightful work -- one of the year's best films..." Chicago Sun-Times0.1127504

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"...Good enough to stand on its own, this project caught one of those subjects that helps it transcend whether it's simply well made..."USA Today0.1083627

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3.5 stars out of 4 -- "There's more killer suspense and shocking intimacy in this one-of-a-kind documentary than you'll find in a dozen thrillers."Rolling Stone 3.5 stars out of 4 -- "There's more killer suspense and shocking intimacy in this one-of-a-kind documentary than you'll find in a dozen thrillers."Rolling Stone "CATFISH is absolutely riveting....What emerges is a tense, more-than-a-little-disturbing study of the relationship between artist and their fans (and between virtual friendships and real relationships)..."A.V. Club "CATFISH is absolutely riveting....What emerges is a tense, more-than-a-little-disturbing study of the relationship between artist and their fans (and between virtual friendships and real relationships)..."A.V. Club "Jaw-dropping and surprisingly kind-hearted considering the circumstances..."Hollywood Reporter "Jaw-dropping and surprisingly kind-hearted considering the circumstances..."Hollywood Reporter 3 stars out of 4 -- "[This is] the kind of absorbing, twisty cautionary tale that Hollywood pays screenwriters millions to confect."Washington Post 3 stars out of 4 -- "[This is] the kind of absorbing, twisty cautionary tale that Hollywood pays screenwriters millions to confect."Washington Post "CATFISH was built to charm, not indict, and on that front it makes for a diverting seriocomic wade into the pitfalls of Internet-based immediacy..."Los Angeles Times "CATFISH was built to charm, not indict, and on that front it makes for a diverting seriocomic wade into the pitfalls of Internet-based immediacy..."Los Angeles Times "CATFISH is a fascinating document, at once glib, untrustworthy and strangely authentic....This is, by far, one of the most intriguing movies of the year."New York Times "CATFISH is a fascinating document, at once glib, untrustworthy and strangely authentic....This is, by far, one of the most intriguing movies of the year."New York Times 3 stars out of 4 -- "The facts in the film are slippery, but the revelation of a human personality is surprisingly moving."Chicago Sun-Times 3 stars out of 4 -- "The facts in the film are slippery, but the revelation of a human personality is surprisingly moving."Chicago Sun-Times "The film is a vrit-style meditation on the construction of personal identity in the age of friending, sexting, and otherwise living life by one's typing thumbs."Entertainment Weekly "The film is a vrit-style meditation on the construction of personal identity in the age of friending, sexting, and otherwise living life by one's typing thumbs."Entertainment Weekly 3.5 out of 4 stars -- "[A] fresh and intriguing experience....This suspenseful documentary about a virtual friendship could be a companion piece to the upcoming THE SOCIAL NETWORK."USA Today 3.5 out of 4 stars -- "[A] fresh and intriguing experience....This suspenseful documentary about a virtual friendship could be a companion piece to the upcoming THE SOCIAL NETWORK."USA Today "CATFISH's strength lies in its editing. Visually it integrates ne online media in a way that many films have tried and failed to do."Sight and Sound "CATFISH's strength lies in its editing. Visually it integrates ne online media in a way that many films have tried and failed to do."Sight and Sound 4 stars out of 5 -- "A cautionary tale for the computer age....The end result is a compulsive, propulsive study of relationships virtual and real."Total Film 4 stars out of 5 -- "A cautionary tale for the computer age....The end result is a compulsive, propulsive study of relationships virtual and real."Total Film 4 stars out of 5 -- "[T]he film nails the social networking zeitgeist -- and its predatory urban myths -- better than any movie in memory."Empire 4 stars out of 5 -- "[T]he film nails the social networking zeitgeist -- and its predatory urban myths -- better than any movie in memory."Empire 3 stars out of 5 -- "[An] exploration of virtual relationships..."Uncut 3 stars out of 5 -- "[An] exploration of virtual relationships..."Uncut 3 stars out of 4 -- "[This is] the kind of absorbing, twisty cautionary tale that Hollywood pays screenwriters millions to confect."Washington Post 3 stars out of 4 -- "[This is] the kind of absorbing, twisty cautionary tale that Hollywood pays screenwriters millions to confect."Washington Post "CATFISH was built to charm, not indict, and on that front it makes for a diverting seriocomic wade into the pitfalls of Internet-based immediacy..."Los Angeles Times "CATFISH was built to charm, not indict, and on that front it makes for a diverting seriocomic wade into the pitfalls of Internet-based immediacy..."Los Angeles Times "CATFISH is a fascinating document, at once glib, untrustworthy and strangely authentic....This is, by far, one of the most intriguing movies of the year."New York Times "CATFISH is a fascinating document, at once glib, untrustworthy and strangely authentic....This is, by far, one of the most intriguing movies of the year."New York Times "CATFISH is absolutely riveting....What emerges is a tense, more-than-a-little-disturbing study of the relationship between artist and their fans (and between virtual friendships and real relationships)..."A.V. Club "CATFISH is absolutely riveting....What emerges is a tense, more-than-a-little-disturbing study of the relationship between artist and their fans (and between virtual friendships and real relationships)..."A.V. Club "Jaw-dropping and surprisingly kind-hearted considering the circumstances..."Hollywood Reporter "Jaw-dropping and surprisingly kind-hearted considering the circumstances..."Hollywood Reporter 3.5 stars out of 4 -- "There's more killer suspense and shocking intimacy in this one-of-a-kind documentary than you'll find in a dozen thrillers."Rolling Stone 3.5 stars out of 4 -- "There's more killer suspense and shocking intimacy in this one-of-a-kind documentary than you'll find in a dozen thrillers."Rolling Stone "The film is a vrit-style meditation on the construction of personal identity in the age of friending, sexting, and otherwise living life by one's typing thumbs."Entertainment Weekly "The film is a vrit-style meditation on the construction of personal identity in the age of friending, sexting, and otherwise living life by one's typing thumbs."Entertainment Weekly 3.5 out of 4 stars -- "[A] fresh and intriguing experience....This suspenseful documentary about a virtual friendship could be a companion piece to the upcoming THE SOCIAL NETWORK."USA Today 3.5 out of 4 stars -- "[A] fresh and intriguing experience....This suspenseful documentary about a virtual friendship could be a companion piece to the upcoming THE SOCIAL NETWORK."USA Today 3 stars out of 4 -- "The facts in the film are slippery, but the revelation of a human personality is surprisingly moving."Chicago Sun-Times 3 stars out of 4 -- "The facts in the film are slippery, but the revelation of a human personality is surprisingly moving."Chicago Sun-Times "CATFISH's strength lies in its editing. Visually it integrates ne online media in a way that many films have tried and failed to do."Sight and Sound "CATFISH's strength lies in its editing. Visually it integrates ne online media in a way that many films have tried and failed to do."Sight and Sound 4 stars out of 5 -- "A cautionary tale for the computer age....The end result is a compulsive, propulsive study of relationships virtual and real."Total Film 4 stars out of 5 -- "A cautionary tale for the computer age....The end result is a compulsive, propulsive study of relationships virtual and real."Total Film 4 stars out of 5 -- "[T]he film nails the social networking zeitgeist -- and its predatory urban myths -- better than any movie in memory."Empire 4 stars out of 5 -- "[T]he film nails the social networking zeitgeist -- and its predatory urban myths -- better than any movie in memory."Empire 3 stars out of 5 -- "[An] exploration of virtual relationships..."Uncut 3 stars out of 5 -- "[An] exploration of virtual relationships..."Uncut0.1083627

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3.5 stars out of 4 -- "There's more killer suspense and shocking intimacy in this one-of-a-kind documentary than you'll find in a dozen thrillers."Rolling Stone 3.5 stars out of 4 -- "There's more killer suspense and shocking intimacy in this one-of-a-kind documentary than you'll find in a dozen thrillers."Rolling Stone "CATFISH is absolutely riveting....What emerges is a tense, more-than-a-little-disturbing study of the relationship between artist and their fans (and between virtual friendships and real relationships)..."A.V. Club "CATFISH is absolutely riveting....What emerges is a tense, more-than-a-little-disturbing study of the relationship between artist and their fans (and between virtual friendships and real relationships)..."A.V. Club "Jaw-dropping and surprisingly kind-hearted considering the circumstances..."Hollywood Reporter "Jaw-dropping and surprisingly kind-hearted considering the circumstances..."Hollywood Reporter 3 stars out of 4 -- "[This is] the kind of absorbing, twisty cautionary tale that Hollywood pays screenwriters millions to confect."Washington Post 3 stars out of 4 -- "[This is] the kind of absorbing, twisty cautionary tale that Hollywood pays screenwriters millions to confect."Washington Post "CATFISH was built to charm, not indict, and on that front it makes for a diverting seriocomic wade into the pitfalls of Internet-based immediacy..."Los Angeles Times "CATFISH was built to charm, not indict, and on that front it makes for a diverting seriocomic wade into the pitfalls of Internet-based immediacy..."Los Angeles Times "CATFISH is a fascinating document, at once glib, untrustworthy and strangely authentic....This is, by far, one of the most intriguing movies of the year."New York Times "CATFISH is a fascinating document, at once glib, untrustworthy and strangely authentic....This is, by far, one of the most intriguing movies of the year."New York Times 3 stars out of 4 -- "The facts in the film are slippery, but the revelation of a human personality is surprisingly moving."Chicago Sun-Times 3 stars out of 4 -- "The facts in the film are slippery, but the revelation of a human personality is surprisingly moving."Chicago Sun-Times "The film is a vrit-style meditation on the construction of personal identity in the age of friending, sexting, and otherwise living life by one's typing thumbs."Entertainment Weekly "The film is a vrit-style meditation on the construction of personal identity in the age of friending, sexting, and otherwise living life by one's typing thumbs."Entertainment Weekly 3.5 out of 4 stars -- "[A] fresh and intriguing experience....This suspenseful documentary about a virtual friendship could be a companion piece to the upcoming THE SOCIAL NETWORK."USA Today 3.5 out of 4 stars -- "[A] fresh and intriguing experience....This suspenseful documentary about a virtual friendship could be a companion piece to the upcoming THE SOCIAL NETWORK."USA Today "CATFISH's strength lies in its editing. Visually it integrates ne online media in a way that many films have tried and failed to do."Sight and Sound "CATFISH's strength lies in its editing. Visually it integrates ne online media in a way that many films have tried and failed to do."Sight and Sound 4 stars out of 5 -- "A cautionary tale for the computer age....The end result is a compulsive, propulsive study of relationships virtual and real."Total Film 4 stars out of 5 -- "A cautionary tale for the computer age....The end result is a compulsive, propulsive study of relationships virtual and real."Total Film 4 stars out of 5 -- "[T]he film nails the social networking zeitgeist -- and its predatory urban myths -- better than any movie in memory."Empire 4 stars out of 5 -- "[T]he film nails the social networking zeitgeist -- and its predatory urban myths -- better than any movie in memory."Empire 3 stars out of 5 -- "[An] exploration of virtual relationships..."Uncut 3 stars out of 5 -- "[An] exploration of virtual relationships..."Uncut 3 stars out of 4 -- "[This is] the kind of absorbing, twisty cautionary tale that Hollywood pays screenwriters millions to confect."Washington Post 3 stars out of 4 -- "[This is] the kind of absorbing, twisty cautionary tale that Hollywood pays screenwriters millions to confect."Washington Post "CATFISH was built to charm, not indict, and on that front it makes for a diverting seriocomic wade into the pitfalls of Internet-based immediacy..."Los Angeles Times "CATFISH was built to charm, not indict, and on that front it makes for a diverting seriocomic wade into the pitfalls of Internet-based immediacy..."Los Angeles Times "CATFISH is a fascinating document, at once glib, untrustworthy and strangely authentic....This is, by far, one of the most intriguing movies of the year."New York Times "CATFISH is a fascinating document, at once glib, untrustworthy and strangely authentic....This is, by far, one of the most intriguing movies of the year."New York Times "CATFISH is absolutely riveting....What emerges is a tense, more-than-a-little-disturbing study of the relationship between artist and their fans (and between virtual friendships and real relationships)..."A.V. Club "CATFISH is absolutely riveting....What emerges is a tense, more-than-a-little-disturbing study of the relationship between artist and their fans (and between virtual friendships and real relationships)..."A.V. Club "Jaw-dropping and surprisingly kind-hearted considering the circumstances..."Hollywood Reporter "Jaw-dropping and surprisingly kind-hearted considering the circumstances..."Hollywood Reporter 3.5 stars out of 4 -- "There's more killer suspense and shocking intimacy in this one-of-a-kind documentary than you'll find in a dozen thrillers."Rolling Stone 3.5 stars out of 4 -- "There's more killer suspense and shocking intimacy in this one-of-a-kind documentary than you'll find in a dozen thrillers."Rolling Stone "The film is a vrit-style meditation on the construction of personal identity in the age of friending, sexting, and otherwise living life by one's typing thumbs."Entertainment Weekly "The film is a vrit-style meditation on the construction of personal identity in the age of friending, sexting, and otherwise living life by one's typing thumbs."Entertainment Weekly 3.5 out of 4 stars -- "[A] fresh and intriguing experience....This suspenseful documentary about a virtual friendship could be a companion piece to the upcoming THE SOCIAL NETWORK."USA Today 3.5 out of 4 stars -- "[A] fresh and intriguing experience....This suspenseful documentary about a virtual friendship could be a companion piece to the upcoming THE SOCIAL NETWORK."USA Today 3 stars out of 4 -- "The facts in the film are slippery, but the revelation of a human personality is surprisingly moving."Chicago Sun-Times 3 stars out of 4 -- "The facts in the film are slippery, but the revelation of a human personality is surprisingly moving."Chicago Sun-Times "CATFISH's strength lies in its editing. Visually it integrates ne online media in a way that many films have tried and failed to do."Sight and Sound "CATFISH's strength lies in its editing. Visually it integrates ne online media in a way that many films have tried and failed to do."Sight and Sound 4 stars out of 5 -- "A cautionary tale for the computer age....The end result is a compulsive, propulsive study of relationships virtual and real."Total Film 4 stars out of 5 -- "A cautionary tale for the computer age....The end result is a compulsive, propulsive study of relationships virtual and real."Total Film 4 stars out of 5 -- "[T]he film nails the social networking zeitgeist -- and its predatory urban myths -- better than any movie in memory."Empire 4 stars out of 5 -- "[T]he film nails the social networking zeitgeist -- and its predatory urban myths -- better than any movie in memory."Empire 3 stars out of 5 -- "[An] exploration of virtual relationships..."Uncut 3 stars out of 5 -- "[An] exploration of virtual relationships..."Uncut0.1083627

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"[A] compelling documentary study of an artistic clan whose comfortable life was shattered by the suicide of its youngest member..."New York Times "As frank, discerning and eloquent as its subjects, THE WOODMANS is one of the most affecting art-themed documentaries to travel the festival circuit in recent years."Hollywood Reporter "Willis works to turn THE WOODMANS into an existential mystery, through a soundtrack full of moody vibes, interviews shot in tight close-ups, and the floating words from Francesca's diaries..." -- Grade: BA.V. Club0.1083627

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