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The Life of Reilly Reviews

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Frank Scheck
Hollywood Reporter
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It's fortunate that we have this filmed record -- directed by Barry Poltermann and Frank Anderson -- of a memorable solo performance by a true show business original.

December 3, 2007
Bruce Kirkland
Jam! Movies

For anyone who appreciates what The Life of Reilly was really all about, it is worthwhile.

Full Review Source: Jam! Movies | Original Score: 3.5/5

November 30, 2007
Rick Groen
Globe and Mail
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The Life of Reilly is a tender tale of semi-triumph.

Full Review Source: Globe and Mail | Original Score: 3/4

November 30, 2007
Geoff Pevere
Toronto Star
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In this rippingly entertaining documentary of Reilly's celebrated autobiographical monologue Save It for the Stage, the unfailingly witty, shamelessly bitchy Reilly gets to set the record straight about a number of things.

Full Review Source: Toronto Star | Original Score: 3/4

November 30, 2007
Ann Hornaday
Washington Post
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The Life of Reilly pays fitting homage to a man who deserves to be remembered for much more than just trading double-entendres with Brett Somers on The Match Game.

Full Review Source: Washington Post

November 29, 2007
Phil Hall
EDGE Boston

Anyone expecting epicene camp or gossip about Gene Rayburn and Fannie Flagg will not know what hit them.

Full Review Source: EDGE Boston | Original Score: 5/5

November 29, 2007
Christopher Campbell
Cinematical

I love this movie.I don't say those four words often, so I had to put them first. And isolate them ... a postmortem revelation as much as a perfect swansong.

Full Review Source: Cinematical | Original Score: 3.5/5

November 17, 2007
Lou Lumenick
New York Post
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[Reilly] looks frail but holds the audience spellbound in Barry Poltermann and Frank Anderson's valuable record of the final performance of the autobiographical show that he toured for five years.

Full Review Source: New York Post | Original Score: 3/4

November 16, 2007
Elizabeth Weitzman
New York Daily News
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One could say there are two kinds of people: those who appreciate Charles Nelson Reilly, and those who don't know enough about him. This engaging documentary will charm the former and educate the latter.

Full Review Source: New York Daily News | Original Score: 3/4

November 16, 2007
Ty Burr
Boston Globe
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This charming, bittersweet 90-minute monologue consists of the actor telling tales of his childhood and early years, when he was an ugly duckling from an uglier family.

Full Review Source: Boston Globe | Original Score: 3/4

November 16, 2007
Maitland McDonagh
TV Guide's Movie Guide

Thank goodness Frank L. Anderson and Barry Poltermann decided to document actor and TV personality Charles Nelson Reilly's autobiographical one-man show.

Full Review Source: TV Guide's Movie Guide | Original Score: 3/4

November 16, 2007
David Wiegand
San Francisco Chronicle
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Written by Reilly and Paul Linke, the film is both revealing and evasive. You want to know more about his personal life than you ever find out.

Full Review Source: San Francisco Chronicle | Original Score: 3/4

November 16, 2007
Matt Zoller Seitz
New York Times
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Save It for the Stage, a one-man stage show by Charles Nelson Reilly, a showbiz gadfly and Tony Award-winning theater director.

Full Review Source: New York Times | Original Score: 4/5

November 16, 2007
Kent Turner
Film-Forward.com

For a performer who turned banter into an art form, Reilly's stage production, Save It for the Stage, was the ideal vehicle for his autobiography.

Full Review Source: Film-Forward.com | Original Score: 3/5

November 15, 2007
Noel Murray
AV Club
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Even abridged, The Life Of Reilly is spellbinding.

Full Review Source: AV Club | Original Score: B

November 15, 2007
Jan Stuart
Newsday
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An exuberant story it is, at least as digested and heightened in this truncated performance, filmed before an audience at the end of the show's L.A. engagement.

Full Review Source: Newsday | Original Score: 3/4

November 15, 2007
Aaron Hillis
L.A. Weekly
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Warm and hilarious... the bittersweet milestones play like a Spalding Gray monologue loosened up with a few shots of tequila.

Full Review Source: L.A. Weekly

November 13, 2007
David Edelstein
New York Magazine/Vulture
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Occasionally you see a documentary and it hits you how much you don't know about someone who was part of your mental landscape. Charles Nelson Reilly didn't arouse much of anything in me, but he does in The Life of Reilly.

Full Review Source: New York Magazine/Vulture

November 12, 2007
Ed Gonzalez
Slant Magazine

The funniest and most poignant documentary of the year is The Life of Reilly, the final will and testament of the great Charles Nelson Reilly.

Full Review Source: Slant Magazine | Original Score: 3/4

November 11, 2007
Evan Henerson
Los Angeles Daily News

Assembled from Reilly's final performance of Save It for the Stage in North Hollywood, Life of Reilly is as charming and disarmingly affecting as the man himself.

Full Review Source: Los Angeles Daily News | Original Score: 3.5/4

November 9, 2007
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