Mr. Smith Gets a Hustler Reviews

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Scott Von Doviak
Fort Worth Star-Telegram/
December 27, 2002
The actors are forced to grapple with hazy motivations that never come into focus.
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Arizona Republic
November 2, 2002
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Tom Sime
Dallas Morning News
October 31, 2002
Though it pretends to expose the life of male hustlers, it's exploitive without being insightful.
Full Review | Original Score: D+
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Megan Turner
New York Post
June 21, 2002
Kicks off with an inauspicious premise, mopes through a dreary tract of virtually plotless meanderings and then ends with a whimper.
| Original Score: .5/4
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Dave Kehr
New York Times
June 20, 2002
Faultlessly professional but finally slight.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
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Jessica Winter
Village Voice
June 19, 2002
The high-concept scenario soon proves preposterous, the acting is robotically italicized, and truth-in-advertising hounds take note: There's very little hustling on view.