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Full Tilt Boogie

Full Tilt Boogie (1997)

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Critic Reviews: 2
Fresh: 2 | Rotten: 0

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The filmization of Quentin Tarantino's first script, with television actor George Clooney in his first starring feature-film role, Robert "El Mariachi" Rodriguez's From Dusk Till Dawn (1996) was a campy action horror thriller that became a major box-office hit. This off-beat documentary from Sarah Kelly covers the making of the explosive feature from an unusually intimate angle that will please not only fans of the principal cast and the director, but also those interested in the nuts and bolts

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Documentary, Television, Horror, Special Interest

Oct 3, 2000

Miramax

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All Critics (21) | Top Critics (5) | Fresh (14) | Rotten (2)

A bit late in the day, but nevertheless welcome.

March 26, 2009 Full Review Source: Variety
Variety
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An amusing account [of making From Dusk Till Dawn]... Much of it is off-the-cuff and entertaining.

April 17, 2009 Full Review Source: Cinefantastique
Cinefantastique

A colorful and entertaining look behind the scenes of From Dusk Till Dawn

April 17, 2005
eFilmCritic.com

Longer than the movie whose construction it documents, this is nonetheless an entertaining (if sprawling) look behind the scenes.

May 14, 2004
New Times

Great documentary full of behind-the-scenes moments with stars and crew.

August 13, 2003
About.com

Even better than the film they're making! a must-see!

September 17, 2002
Moviehole

Full-Tilt Boogie is a tribute to the people who work behind the camera, but don't normally compete for golden statues on Oscar night.

May 22, 2001 Full Review Source: Apollo Guide
Apollo Guide

Useful as a behind-the-scenes look at genre filmmaking on location, from the ground up, and, as such, should be worthwhile viewing by any young, aspiring would-be Tarantinos or Rodriguezes.

January 1, 2000 Full Review Source: Film Journal International
Film Journal International

Audience Reviews for Full Tilt Boogie

A good DVD extra but not a great documentary in its own right.
September 22, 2009
SirPant

Super Reviewer

Brilliant and long 'making of' for the From film Dusk Till Dawn. It covers absolutely everything in the film from effects and filming to interviews and behind the scenes footage :)
There is much info and chat with director Rodriguez, make up man Tom Savini and all the cast, especially Tarantino and Clooney who both play up for the camera and offer much more than just talk haha
This is very much like the doc 'Empire of Dreams' from the Star Wars franchise, in the same vein and top class in production, if only all films did this.
August 31, 2009
phubbs1

Super Reviewer

Hysterically funny making of documentary.
September 22, 2011
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