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The American Astronaut Reviews

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Dennis Harvey
Variety
May 20, 2008
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Michael Booth
Denver Post
March 19, 2004
It's a rockabilly space romp, often very bad but usually a visual treat.
Full Review | Original Score: 1.5/4
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Hazel-Dawn Dumpert
L.A. Weekly
June 24, 2002
A sui generis, love-it-or-hate-it exercise in homegrown American surrealism.
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Chicago Reader
June 24, 2002
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St. Louis Post-Dispatch
December 21, 2001
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Gary Dowell
Dallas Morning News
November 29, 2001
Movies don't get much more homemade or endearingly eccentric.
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Jim Sullivan
Boston Globe
November 25, 2001
It's equal parts creepy, campy, funny, and tedious.
| Original Score: 2.5/4
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Mark Rahner
Seattle Times
November 16, 2001
Like a very accomplished student film, amusing and annoying in just about equal measure.
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Edward Guthmann
San Francisco Chronicle
November 2, 2001
Hit-and-miss comedy.
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Glenn Lovell
San Jose Mercury News
November 1, 2001
Just let the expressionistic, oddly charming images wash over you and enjoy the rush of a zero-budget indie that somehow fuses Buck Rogers and the theater of the absurd.
| Original Score: 2.5/4
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Lou Lumenick
New York Post
October 12, 2001
Obviously not for all tastes -- but it's quite unlike anything else out there at the moment.
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Elvis Mitchell
New York Times
October 12, 2001
Soars as much as it crashes.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/5
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Michael Atkinson
Village Voice
October 9, 2001
A lovely little wedge of garage-band silliness.