Certifiably Jonathan (2011)

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Jonathan Winters, 85-year-old comic genius, is a gifted painter. He dreams of having his paintings hang in the Museum of Modern Art. When Jonathan's art exhibitions in Beverly Hills and Las Vegas fail, a discouraged Jonathan is ready to abandon his dream. The filmmakers decide to help by hunting down a famous critic and show him Jonathan's paintings. He believes Jonathan is "the missing link between Miro and Dali" and convinces the Museum of Modern Art to give Jonathan a show-but only if he … More

Rating: Unrated
Genre: Documentary , Musical & Performing Arts , Comedy
Directed By: ,
Written By: James David Pasternak
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Box Office: $7.8k
Runtime:
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Critic Reviews for Certifiably Jonathan

All Critics (12) | Top Critics (8)

For a movie literally about "finding the funny," it's ironic that director Jim Pasternak too rarely does in his fitfully lively but mostly awkward mockumentary "Certifiably Jonathan."

Full Review… | March 31, 2011
Los Angeles Times
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Jonathan Winters is a fine and funny fellow, and deserves better than this.

Full Review… | February 17, 2011
Chicago Sun-Times
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Fortunately, Winters' legendary inventiveness as a comedian has not diminished with the years.

Full Review… | February 11, 2011
New York Post
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Observing his subject both on and off medication (Mr. Winters says he is bipolar), Mr. Pasternak has produced a film that feels depressingly exploitative.

Full Review… | February 11, 2011
New York Times
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Faux documentary about the legendary comedian squanders the rich potential of its subject.

Full Review… | February 10, 2011
Hollywood Reporter
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Would seem inconsequential under any circumstances, but feels especially threadbare coming on the heels of Joan Rivers: A Piece Of Work.

Full Review… | February 10, 2011
AV Club
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