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The Auteur (2008)

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As an eight-year-old boy in a small Italian village, Arturo Domingo found copies of both Cahiers du Cinéma and Hustler under his parents' bed, and it was then that his future as the "Kubrick of porno" took root. Now mid-career, after a number of highly acclaimed films (like My Left Nut), he finds himself in a bit of a slump. His work has slipped since he parted ways with his longtime collaborator and star, Frank Normo, now the host of a wildly successful sex/travel reality show. Domingo also

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Dec 22, 2009

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Half of the laughs stem from X-rated spins on famous movie titles, but a gentle, less ironic humor also occasionally pokes through.

July 23, 2008 Full Review Source: Variety
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It's a one-joke affair that quickly abandons snarky, devilish wit and aims instead for easier, more obvious gags.

March 25, 2009 Full Review Source: eFilmCritic.com
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too tame to be outrageous, too limp to be erotic, and too predictable to be in any way surprising

February 4, 2009 Full Review Source: Apollo Guide | Comment (1)
Apollo Guide

It's heart it's a goofy, smutty comedy about sex and the film industry, two of the most humorous topics out there.

December 5, 2008 Full Review Source: Oregonian | Comment (1)
Oregonian

If you don't mind a lot of smutty gags mixed with a strange concoction of wit, warmth, and (yes) melodrama, I'm betting you'll become a fan of The Auteur.

May 2, 2008 Full Review Source: Cinematical
Cinematical

There's no Hitchcock in The Auteur, which is surprising considering the second syllable of the Master of Suspense's surname.

April 25, 2008 Full Review Source: FilmStew.com

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