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Carlos Castaneda - Enigma of a Sorcerer Reviews

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Christopher Null

tiresome before the opening credits even roll... with the air of a cable access show

Full Review Source: | Original Score: 1.5/5

June 2, 2004
Carlo Cavagna

An unfocused film that fails, at least for this uninitiated viewer, to open a door into any kind of reality, ordinary or otherwise.

Full Review Source: | Original Score: D+

March 15, 2004
Timothy Knight

Torjan has absolutely zero grasp of pacing or narrative structure.

| Original Score: 1.5/4

June 1, 2004
Kevin Crust
Los Angeles Times
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Unless you are already a fan of Castaneda, the film is likely to leave you feeling as though you've just watched a very long, lost episode of that old TV series In Search of ...

Full Review Source: Los Angeles Times | Original Score: 2/5

October 28, 2004
Ed Halter
Village Voice
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If only there were drugs strong enough to make it all bearable.

Full Review Source: Village Voice

June 1, 2004
Frank Scheck
Hollywood Reporter
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Not only doesn't provide any real information, it barely manages to convey why we should care.

July 7, 2004
Ernest Hardy
L.A. Weekly
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Even ignoring the low-grade aesthetics, the documentary feels like you've stepped into a geek-nerd convention where all but hardcore initiates will be either bored or amused by the proceedings.

Full Review Source: L.A. Weekly

October 28, 2004
Dave Kehr
New York Times
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Was Carlos Castaneda a great spiritual leader or a cynical con man? A digital video documentary struggles with that question but ultimately declines to answer it.

Full Review Source: New York Times | Original Score: 2/5

June 2, 2004
Christine James
Boxoffice Magazine

It will leave true believers deeply disillusioned and everybody else apathetic.

| Original Score: 2/5

June 4, 2004
Ken Fox
TV Guide's Movie Guide

The trippy omnipresent bluescreen opticals and the incessant electronic score are both distracting and headache inducing.

Full Review Source: TV Guide's Movie Guide | Original Score: 2/5

June 4, 2004
Joe Brown
San Francisco Chronicle
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This documentary might have been better off as an audio book.

Full Review Source: San Francisco Chronicle | Original Score: 2/4

May 20, 2004

E! Online

True believers will be thrilled that someone even made a movie about their hero; everyone else will find better-produced material on cable access.

Full Review Source: E! Online | Original Score: D

December 3, 2004
Dennis Harvey
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Though interviews here are primarily with former camp followers and pic was made by one, overall perspective is just critical enough to satisfy both New Age types and curious skeptics.

Full Review Source: Variety

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