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Irma Vep Reviews

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Cole Smithey
ColeSmithey.com

| Original Score: 2/5

February 21, 2008
Urban Cinefile Critics
Urban Cinefile

Irma Vep is a film full of chaos, which at times entertains and at times makes you wonder what it's all about.

Full Review Source: Urban Cinefile

January 1, 2000
Jeff Millar
Houston Chronicle
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Movies about making movies are never quite as interesting as the people who make them think they're going to be.

January 1, 2000
Philip Martin
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette

| Original Score: 3/5

November 5, 2002
James Berardinelli
ReelViews
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Assayas turns the camera on the behind-the-scenes process, and the results are both comic and revealing.

Full Review Source: ReelViews | Original Score: 3.5/4

January 1, 2000
Fernando F. Croce
Slant Magazine

The post-modern compulsions on display here may bring movies together, but they also keep people apart.

Full Review Source: Slant Magazine | Original Score: 3.5/4

January 7, 2009
Jonathan Rosenbaum
Chicago Reader
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Scripted in ten days and shot in less than a month, the film unravels like a delirious piece of automatic writing, though in this case the sinister implications apply to a very different world -- our own.

Full Review Source: Chicago Reader | Original Score: 4/4

January 1, 2000
Jeffrey M. Anderson
Combustible Celluloid

We just love to make movies about movies to deconstruct them, to see what's behind them.

Full Review Source: Combustible Celluloid | Original Score: 4/4

March 29, 2004
Joe Baltake
Sacramento Bee

A movie-movie that's very up-to-the-minute, is one of the year's best films.

Full Review Source: Sacramento Bee | Original Score: 4/4

January 1, 2000
Geoff Andrew
Time Out
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A delightfully nonchalant movie, complete with some nice satirical barbs aimed at contemporary French film culture, and fine performances throughout.

Full Review Source: Time Out

June 24, 2006
Jeffrey Westhoff
Northwest Herald (Crystal Lake, IL)

| Original Score: 3/5

October 11, 2002
Jeremy Heilman
MovieMartyr.com

[It] seems to function as a cinematic state of affairs, examining the functions and motivations behind the movies we see.

Full Review Source: MovieMartyr.com | Original Score: 4/4

March 5, 2002
Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

Love of film is the magical point of the film.

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

April 11, 2003
Michael W. Phillips, Jr.
Goatdog's Movies

A sometimes scathing, sometimes goodnatured satire of the French film industry.

Full Review Source: Goatdog's Movies | Original Score: 3.5/5

March 17, 2002
Bryant Frazer
Bryant Frazer's Deep Focus

An arguably brilliant film with the noncontradictory potential to bore half its intended audience and enchant the other half.

Full Review Source: Bryant Frazer's Deep Focus | Original Score: B

January 1, 2000
Thomas Delapa
Boulder Weekly

| Original Score: 3/5

June 3, 2005
Jurgen Fauth
About.com

| Original Score: 4/5

October 16, 2003
Jake Euker
F5 (Wichita, KS)

| Original Score: 5/5

January 13, 2005
Andrea Chase
Killer Movie Reviews

One of the few movies about making movies that captures the kinetic madness of the process. Maggie Cheung, playing herself, floats like a bemused Buddha through the maelstrom, offering a welcome sense of grace and normalcy.

| Original Score: 4/5

April 30, 2003
Oz
Hollywood Bitchslap

Like many French products, it's quirky but not all it's cracked up to be.

| Original Score: 3/5

May 13, 2003
Ray Pride
Newcity
January 1, 2000

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March 3, 2008
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