EDtv Reviews

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Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times
January 1, 2000
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
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James Berardinelli
ReelViews
January 1, 2000
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
Rob Gonsalves
eFilmCritic.com
July 30, 2007
EdTV isn't bad enough to get angry about, but it's a mundane and toothless satire.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
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Jonathan Rosenbaum
Chicago Reader
January 1, 2000
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
David Nusair
Reel Film Reviews
November 6, 2014
...a fine premise that's utilized to progressively underwhelming effect...
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
Dragan Antulov
Draxblog Movie Reviews
March 31, 2005
Full Review | Original Score: 4/10
David Keyes
Cinemaphile.org
January 1, 2000
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
Jason Clark
Matinee Magazine
June 13, 2002
Diverting but ultimately toothless and innocuous.
Full Review | Original Score: C+
July 20, 2002
| Original Score: 1.5/4
Widgett Walls
Needcoffee.com
January 1, 2000
It's a slightly lackluster comedy that wants to have something to say, but never gets around to saying it. Or worse, says it, and the audience replies, 'And--?'
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/5
David Sterritt
Christian Science Monitor
January 1, 2000
Its screenplay veers in highly questionable directions before reaching a mean-spirited climax that outweighs Ron Howard's workmanlike filmmaking and the contributions of a star-powered cast.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
James Kendrick
Q Network Film Desk
February 27, 2001
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
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Susan Stark
Detroit News
January 1, 2000
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
Scott Renshaw
rec.arts.movies.reviews
January 1, 2000
Full Review | Original Score: 5/10
Mark Halverson
Sacramento News & Review
August 7, 2008
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5

Film Threat
December 8, 2002
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/5

Film Threat
December 6, 2005
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/5
James Rocchi
Netflix
November 7, 2002
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
Renee Schonfeld
Common Sense Media
February 3, 2015
Comic satire of reality TV; lots of dysfunction, sexuality.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
Joe Lozito
Big Picture Big Sound
July 14, 2007
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
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Todd McCarthy
Variety
March 24, 2009
Joe Baltake
Sacramento Bee
January 1, 2000
Emily Blunt
Blunt Review
January 1, 2000
Bob Bloom
rec.arts.movies.reviews
January 1, 2000
Susan Granger
rec.arts.movies.reviews
January 1, 2000
Robin Clifford
Reeling Reviews
April 9, 2005
Wesley Morris
San Francisco Examiner
January 1, 2000
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Peter Travers
Rolling Stone
May 11, 2001
Eugene Novikov
Film Blather
January 1, 2000
Mac Verstandig
Moviereviews.org
January 1, 2000
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Jeff Strickler
Minneapolis Star Tribune
November 6, 2002
Kevin N. Laforest
Montreal Film Journal
September 10, 2002
Urban Cinefile Critics
Urban Cinefile
January 1, 2000
Mike McGranaghan
Aisle Seat
January 1, 2000
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Janet Maslin
New York Times
January 1, 2000
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Stanley Kauffmann
The New Republic
January 1, 2000
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Andrew O'Hehir
Salon.com
January 1, 2000
Stuart Klawans
The Nation
January 1, 2000
Louis B. Hobson
Jam! Movies
January 1, 2000
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Amy Taubin
Village Voice
January 1, 2000
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