Dick Reviews

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Nell Minow
Common Sense Media
December 22, 2010
Funny, scatalogical movie about President Nixon.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
Thomas Delapa
Boulder Weekly
March 5, 2007
Now the truth is out there: Deep Throat was actually two giggly teenage girls who stepped into Nixon's dirty tricks during their jobs as Official White House Dog Walkers.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
Jeffrey Westhoff
Northwest Herald (Crystal Lake, IL)
December 15, 2003
Blends the drama of All the President's Men with the wisdom of The Brady Bunch.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
James Sanford
Kalamazoo Gazette
June 23, 2002
Although it eventually suffers a typically 1970s energy crisis, this satire of the early Seventies has its moments, thanks to the considerable charms of Michelle Williams and Kirsten Dunst...
Thom Bennett
Film Journal International
April 18, 2002
Manages to land itself somewhere between All the President's Men and Clueless, with brilliant comic performances throughout.
Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat
Spirituality and Practice
March 5, 2002
Those with a sense of humor who have wondered about the true identity of Deep Throat in the downfall of the 37th President will appreciate this low-cal satire.
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Kevin Thomas
Los Angeles Times
February 14, 2001
Dick leaves you hoping it finds the audience it clearly deserves.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
Tom Block
culturevulture.net
February 14, 2001
The film gets off on the wrong foot and never recovers.
Chuck Rudolph
Matinee Magazine
January 1, 2000
The movie quickly thunders downhill like a massive boulder, effectively trampling things like common sense, taste, and, most importantly, historical significance.
Full Review | Original Score: F
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Todd McCarthy
Variety
January 1, 2000
Audaciously imaginative, devilishly clever!
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Rita Kempley
Washington Post
January 1, 2000
Wickedly funny!
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Jay Carr
Boston Globe
January 1, 2000
Wickedly clever!
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Jonathan Foreman
New York Post
January 1, 2000
Dick is a gleefully cunning comedy!
Michael Dequina
TheMovieReport.com
January 1, 2000
Director Andrew Fleming turn Dick into gold by deftly weaving fact and fiction into a wholly convincing--and hilarious--tapestry.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
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Steven Rosen
Denver Post
January 1, 2000
Priceless!
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James Berardinelli
ReelViews
January 1, 2000
The setup is frequently clumsy and the delivery isn't any better.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
Francesca Dinglasan
Boxoffice Magazine
January 1, 2000
The script offers no new twists on Nixon; the old standby characterization of the president and his cohorts as bumbling idiots is played out to the fullest.
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Barbara Shulgasser
Chicago Tribune
January 1, 2000
The movie has the comic sophistication of a creaky high-school skit.
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Kevin Maynard
Mr. Showbiz
January 1, 2000
It's a swoony gem of an idea; too bad this Dick is so limp.
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Chris Vognar
Dallas Morning News
January 1, 2000
A gimmick film!
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