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The Feature Reviews

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Matthew Nestel
Boxoffice Magazine
March 30, 2009
A pixilated portrait of a life lived and captured unlike any other.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
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John Anderson
March 23, 2009
It is a profoundly indulgent work -- what three-hour filmed memoir wouldn't be? -- but the memory of Auder's memory will linger on for the handful of resilient experimental-film fans who see it.
Avi Offer
NYC Movie Guru
March 18, 2009
Feels somewhat disjointed, meandering, seemingly random and chaotic, but filled with fleeting moments of coherence, wonder and awe, much like life itself.
Full Review | Original Score: 6.0/10
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Nathan Lee
New York Times
March 18, 2009
Michel Auder has been making videos longer than almost anyone, and that alone makes the work of this underappreciated artist and filmmaker worth attending to.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
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J. Hoberman
Village Voice
March 17, 2009
Auder's life is more interesting than his art.
Bill Weber
Slant Magazine
March 15, 2009
Suggests that either video artist Michel Auder culled the wrong footage from a lifetime of compulsive camera-wielding for this "fictional autobiography," or was saddled by fate or egoism with an inapt subject.
Full Review | Original Score: 1.5/4
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John Hartl
Seattle Times
January 5, 2009
Essentially a collection of home movies, it's almost a dictionary definition of "self-indulgent," filled with famous faces, naked people and what certain celebrities mean to Auder.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
Bill White
Seattle Post-Intelligencer
January 5, 2009
In a rare moment of personal illumination, he admits that "sometimes there are artists who are just no good." If nothing else, The Feature proves this statement.
Full Review | Original Score: C-
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