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Hedwig and the Angry Inch Reviews

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Jeffrey Gantz
Boston Phoenix

For me, too, Mitchell is more affecting as a Dietrich-like chanteuse looking for love; as a rocker he's just one more shouter. But his presence carries this film.

Full Review Source: Boston Phoenix

March 24, 2002
Leigh Johnson

Mitchell, who wrote, directed and starred in both the film version and the hit off-Broadway play, captivates in the title role, creating a perfect blend of rock star and star-crossed lover in his beautiful, complex Hedwig.

Full Review Source: | Original Score: 4/5

March 2, 2002
Michael W. Phillips, Jr.
Goatdog's Movies

One of the strangest and most effective musicals to come along in a long time.

Full Review Source: Goatdog's Movies | Original Score: 4/5

February 28, 2002
Walter Chaw
Film Freak Central

Velvet Goldmine and All that Jazz by way of The Wall--a bombastically endearing romp that is as infectious as it is (surprisingly) poignant.

Full Review Source: Film Freak Central | Original Score: 3/4

December 26, 2001
Ted Murphy

Not since Bob Fosse tackled and rethought "Cabaret" in 1972 has there been such an artistically successful stage-to-screen transfer.

Full Review Source: | Original Score: 4.5/5

December 21, 2001
Robert Roten
Laramie Movie Scope

Hedwig and the Angry Inch" is a top-notch rock and roll musical along the lines of "Moulin Rouge" and "Rocky Horror Picture Show.

Full Review Source: Laramie Movie Scope | Original Score: 3.5/4

December 12, 2001
Rich Cline
Shadows on the Wall

This film is a rare thing of edgy beauty and substance in a summer of sheer emptiness.

Full Review Source: Shadows on the Wall | Original Score: 5/5

December 10, 2001
Urban Cinefile Critics
Urban Cinefile

I hope I've managed to lure you to it.

Full Review Source: Urban Cinefile

November 2, 2001
Todd R. Ramlow

Mitchell and Trask clearly strive to bring back into vogue gay (or at least sexually ambiguous) boys who know how to rock! And how to look fabulous while doing so.

Full Review Source: PopMatters

October 31, 2001

Shows all the promise of becoming a cult movie, with the polish, colour and textual fluidity of a studio comedy but a distinctly underground sensibility and countless memorable moments.

| Original Score: 3/4

October 28, 2001
Rob Vaux
Flipside Movie Emporium

Like its protagonist, Hedwig succeeds on its own terms, brazenly asserting itself with no regrets or apologies.

Full Review Source: Flipside Movie Emporium | Original Score: B+

October 24, 2001
Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

Deliciously innovative and refreshing.

Full Review Source: Ozus' World Movie Reviews | Original Score: A-

October 9, 2001
Dan Jardine
Apollo Guide

Often hilarious, sometimes outrageous, intermittently nonsensical and goofy, Hedwig is nonetheless a never-less-than endearing cinematic experience.

Full Review Source: Apollo Guide | Original Score: 83/100

September 6, 2001
Marjorie Baumgarten
Austin Chronicle

The show belongs wholly to Mitchell, although good moments are also claimed by Andrea Martin, Miriam Shor, and Michael Pitt in what are otherwise sketchy roles.

Full Review Source: Austin Chronicle | Original Score: 3/5

September 4, 2001
Steve Schneider
Orlando Weekly

Loud, colorful and affecting.

Full Review Source: Orlando Weekly

August 31, 2001
Jay Boyar
Orlando Sentinel
Top Critic IconTop Critic

It is fairly short and fairly enjoyable.

August 31, 2001
Jeff Vice
Deseret News, Salt Lake City

It's hard to not get caught up in the sense of exuberance and or to ignore the amount of energy and creativity that went into it.

Full Review Source: Deseret News, Salt Lake City

August 31, 2001
Jack Garner
Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

A funny and strangely affecting gender-bender saga that gives rock and roll movies a much-needed jolt.

Full Review Source: Rochester Democrat and Chronicle | Original Score: 8/10

August 31, 2001
Edward Johnson-Ott
NUVO Newsweekly

Surrounds a weird, funny and touching story with a knockout series of songs performed by an exceptional cast.

Full Review Source: NUVO Newsweekly | Original Score: 4/5

August 29, 2001
Jon Popick
Planet Sick-Boy

Hedwig's songs stuck with me for days, and somebody will literally have to cause me bodily harm to harvest the soundtrack from my CD player.

Full Review

August 24, 2001
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