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Not Quite Hollywood: The Wild, Untold Story of Ozploitation! Reviews

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Kelly Vance
East Bay Express

It's almost criminal, the amount of fun filmmaker Mark Hartley has conducting this wildly salacious, enormously entertaining documentary.

Full Review Source: East Bay Express

August 29, 2011
Kevin Carr
7M Pictures

What's nice about a movie like this is that it gives you a sampling of this genre without making you sit down and watch hours and hours of movies.

Full Review Source: 7M Pictures | Original Score: 3.5/5

June 27, 2011
Mike Edwards
What Culture

If you don't already love the underground world of masochistic movies, this will be a real eye-opener.

Full Review Source: What Culture | Original Score: 4/5

March 13, 2011
Shawn Levy
Oregonian

It's a ribald and entertaining documentary, filled with great yarns and astonishing images from not only the finished films but from the making of them.

Full Review Source: Oregonian | Original Score: B+

October 9, 2009
Robert W. Butler
Kansas City Star

The onslaught of tastelessness begins even before the opening credits and continues nonstop for 103 deliciously sleazy minutes.

| Original Score: 3/4

October 8, 2009
Ken Hanke
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)

You'll get more bang, boobs and blood for your buck here than with any other show in town.

Full Review Source: Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC) | Original Score: 4/5

September 22, 2009
Betsy Sherman
Boston Phoenix

As recounted in Mark Hartley's entertaining documentary, twisted imaginations went wild after the post-'60s liberation from censorship and the introduction of tax breaks.

Full Review Source: Boston Phoenix | Original Score: 3/4

August 21, 2009
Wesley Morris
Boston Globe
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This is as insightful a glimpse into a country's cinema as you're likely to see at this running time.

Full Review Source: Boston Globe | Original Score: 3/4

August 20, 2009
Austin Kennedy
Sin Magazine

It's a Documentary that's celebrating obscure films by showing a crapload of clips. I loved it! Film lovers who crave cult cinema aren't going to want to miss this opportunity to expand their knowledge.

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

August 16, 2009
Christian Toto
What Would Toto Watch?

Not Quite Hollywood - lousy title, great peek back at the Ozploitation movement.

Full Review Source: What Would Toto Watch? | Original Score: 3.5/4

August 16, 2009
Peter Hartlaub
San Francisco Chronicle
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It's all very foul, and completely entertaining.

Full Review Source: San Francisco Chronicle | Original Score: 3/4

August 14, 2009
John Hartl
Seattle Times
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Not Quite Hollywood is jammed with well-preserved clips of the Aussie movies that started pushing the limits after censorship was essentially dropped in 1971.

Full Review Source: Seattle Times | Original Score: 3/4

August 14, 2009
Chris Hewitt (St. Paul)
St. Paul Pioneer Press

Not Quite goes on a little longer than it needs to, but if the success of a movie like this is measured by whether it makes you want to see some of the movies it revisits, then count me in.

Full Review Source: St. Paul Pioneer Press | Original Score: 2.5/4

August 14, 2009
Joe Williams
St. Louis Post-Dispatch
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If Not Quite Hollywood is not quite convincing, it is quite entertaining.

Full Review Source: St. Louis Post-Dispatch | Original Score: 3/4

August 13, 2009
Sean Axmaker
Parallax View

... a smartly made look at an otherwise neglected aspect of film history and culture, packed with colorful stories, witty observations, punky attitude and real history...

Full Review Source: Parallax View

August 12, 2009
Joe Neumaier
New York Daily News
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What's cool and always kicky is seeing a country's irreverent movie trash being treated with such, well, reverence.

Full Review Source: New York Daily News | Original Score: 3/5

August 7, 2009
Desson Thomson
Washington Post
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All in all, this is a celebration of Australian exuberance, a national ethic of adventurousness and enormous charisma.

August 7, 2009
Jeffrey M. Anderson
Combustible Celluloid

This isn't exactly a thesis that's going to win any awards, especially up against the latest documentary about the Holocaust or the war in Iraq. But as far as entertainment goes, it's about the most fun I've had all summer.

Full Review Source: Combustible Celluloid | Original Score: 3.5/4

August 6, 2009
Cynthia Fuchs
PopMatters

Russell Mulcahy and other artists look back fondly on Australian exploitation films for Not Quite Hollywood, sometimes wondering just how they were able to get away with it.

Full Review Source: PopMatters | Original Score: 7/10

August 6, 2009
Nora Lee Mandel
Film-Forward.com

Using a dizzying array of clips and revealing interviews, the documentary is very affectionate, entertaining, and informative.

Full Review Source: Film-Forward.com | Original Score: 8/10

August 1, 2009
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