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A Man Named Pearl Reviews

Mark Holcomb
Time Out
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Full Review Source: Time Out | Original Score: 2/5

November 18, 2011
Ben Kenigsberg
Time Out
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Full Review Source: Time Out | Original Score: 2/5

November 17, 2011
Lisa Schwarzbaum
Entertainment Weekly
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Full Review Source: Entertainment Weekly | Original Score: B+

September 7, 2011
Wesley Morris
Boston Globe
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This is moviemaking that honors the craftsmanship of its subject.

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

October 18, 2008
Steven Winn
San Francisco Chronicle
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In its own modest fashion, the film does capture a sense of the intuitive craftsmanship, pride and determination that drive the self-taught artist.

Full Review Source: San Francisco Chronicle | Original Score: 2.5/4

October 18, 2008
Maureen M. Hart
Chicago Tribune
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Fryar is such pleasant company that the film's weaknesses can be overlooked.

Full Review Source: Chicago Tribune | Original Score: 3/4

October 3, 2008
Jeff Shannon
Seattle Times
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On a smaller, less-cosmic scale of appreciation, Pearl's uplifting story is a welcome reminder that any pursuit of growth and nurturing will yield unexpectedly wonderful dividends.

Full Review Source: Seattle Times | Original Score: 3.5/4

August 1, 2008
Gary Goldstein
Los Angeles Times
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A Man Named Pearl not only makes you want to get out there and play Edward Scissorhands but can, at least for its 78 jazz-and-gospel infused minutes, help replenish one's faith in humanity.

Full Review Source: Los Angeles Times | Original Score: 4/5

July 25, 2008
V.A. Musetto
New York Post
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Meet the real-life Edward Scissorhands, Pearl Fryar.

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

July 18, 2008
Jeannette Catsoulis
New York Times
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Assembled without frills or fuss, A Man Named Pearl is as much a portrait of a small Southern town as of an unassuming black folk artist.

| Original Score: 4/5

July 18, 2008

Entertainment Weekly
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Full Review Source: Entertainment Weekly | Original Score: B+

July 18, 2008
Vadim Rizov
Village Voice
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As a portrait of genteel small-town life, it's not half-bad, so hellbent on being inspirational that it dodges thornier issues, but so pleasant and well-organized that it's hard to mind.

Full Review Source: Village Voice

July 16, 2008
Mark Holcomb
Time Out New York
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Overlong by half and upbeat to a fault.

Full Review Source: Time Out New York | Original Score: 2/6

July 16, 2008
Ronnie Scheib
Variety
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Pic looks very much like a protracted man-of-the-week spot on a local newscast.

Full Review Source: Variety

July 15, 2008
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