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Lisa Picard is Famous (2001)



Average Rating: 5.5/10
Critic Reviews: 13
Fresh: 7 | Rotten: 6

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Mockumentary about would-be New York actress Lisa Picard who hopes to get more than a fleeting taste of fame when a racy cereal commercial brings her unexpected national notoriety. Earnest documentarian Andrew, who senses this actress's dreams are about to be fully realized, tracks her every move, attempting to capture the essence of someone in the seconds preceding their 15 minutes of fame. How do they walk, dress and act? Complicating matters even further is the fact that our objective


Drama, Classics, Comedy

Nat DeWolf, Laura Kirk, Nat De Wolf

Jan 22, 2002

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All Critics (44) | Top Critics (14) | Fresh (18) | Rotten (23)

A solid mockumentary of both comedy and compassion.

November 26, 2001 Full Review Source: Dallas Morning News
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While Lisa Picard may not have the freshest theme around, it is funny and well acted and very knowing about the ins and outs of show business.

November 21, 2001 Full Review Source: Houston Chronicle
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An intermittently engaging but inescapably overextended mockumentary.

November 2, 2001
Boston Globe
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Likable but not exceptional.

October 18, 2001
Chicago Tribune
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Often hilarious mockumentary.

October 9, 2001 Full Review Source: San Francisco Chronicle
San Francisco Chronicle
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It's not every comedy that can make you laugh with ridicule and cringe in empathetic horror at the same time.

September 14, 2001 Full Review Source: Entertainment Weekly
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Funny and pathetically accurate portrait of an obsessed wanna-be

May 27, 2005
Tooele Transcript-Bulletin (Utah)

It'll probably be pretty popular on video, especially with anyone who's ever had the acting bug.

June 28, 2002 Full Review Source:

... it feels padded and stretched beyond its limits.

December 21, 2001 Full Review Source:

The film is a lot like its heroine: cocksure and half-cocked all at once.

December 14, 2001 Full Review Source: Oregonian

While the script makes many astute observations and the performers are game, "Lisa Picard Is Famous" comes across as slight as the marginal characters it portrays.

October 21, 2001 Full Review Source: Reeling Reviews
Reeling Reviews

A marshmallow-soft satire that eventually peters out into sticky near-melodrama.

October 20, 2001

... a little charmer.

October 12, 2001 Full Review Source: Internet Reviews
Internet Reviews

It might not be all new material and the characters do grow somewhat weary after a fast start but, all things considered, it was surprisingly a lot of fun.

October 10, 2001 Full Review Source: Ozus' World Movie Reviews
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

Not once does she reveal anything personal to us. She soon becomes whiny, high-strung and pretentious. We begin to wish that we had some aspirin of our own.

October 5, 2001
San Francisco Examiner what seems to be a curse suffered by most mockumentaries, none of it is particularly memorable.

October 5, 2001 Full Review Source: SPLICEDWire

Lisa Picard, while neither as smugly smirky as Guffman nor as over-the-top hilarious as Tap, has its own small charms.

September 21, 2001 Full Review Source: E! Online
E! Online

smugly self-congratulatory... shooting fish in a barrel

September 20, 2001 Full Review Source:

An empty-headed mockumentary about celebrity that makes you appreciate all the more the talents of Christopher Guest.

September 14, 2001
Los Angeles Daily News

Has enough funny moments going on to make you not hate it for stating the obvious and ripping off Christopher Guest.

September 13, 2001 Full Review Source: IFilm

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