Beautiful Losers Reviews

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Hank Sartin
Time Out
November 18, 2011
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
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Alan G. Artner
Chicago Tribune
October 18, 2008
On your deathbed you will want back the time it takes to see this one.
Full Review | Original Score: 1.5/4
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Michael Hardy
Boston Globe
September 26, 2008
One of the year's best documentaries.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/4
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Kenneth Baker
San Francisco Chronicle
September 5, 2008
The film's score, by Money Mark, is an entertainment in itself.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
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Gary Goldstein
Los Angeles Times
August 29, 2008
An absorbing look at how a circle of dispossessed young artists from the 1990s eventually found its way to mainstream success.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
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Andrew O'Hehir
August 8, 2008
[An] alternately winsome and irritating documentary about the art scene that grew out of the Alleged Gallery on Manhattan's Lower East Side in the 1990s.
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V.A. Musetto
New York Post
August 8, 2008
[A] pleasant film, which sings the praises of nonconformity.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
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Nathan Lee
New York Times
August 8, 2008
Though [Director] Mr. Rose can't be blamed for waxing nostalgic, he can't much expect us to care about so fawning and self-serving a document.
| Original Score: 2/5
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David Fear
Time Out
August 6, 2008
The cultural time capsule doubles as a testament to the joys of outsiders bonding, with interviewees emphasizing how they finally felt like they belonged somewhere after years of asphyxiating alone on the fringe.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/6
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Aaron Hillis
Village Voice
August 5, 2008
Regardless of Rose's intentions, his underachieving airiness is both entertaining and perfectly fitting for the slacker ennui of his clique's rising years.
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Peter Debruge
July 1, 2008
A celebration of Peter Pan-like spirits who felt the freedom to express themselves before anybody cared.