Opening

67% The Equalizer Sep 26
71% The Boxtrolls Sep 26
85% The Two Faces of January Sep 26
—— Two Night Stand Sep 26
92% Jimi: All Is by My Side Sep 26

Top Box Office

63% The Maze Runner $32.5M
66% A Walk Among the Tombstones $12.8M
43% This Is Where I Leave You $11.6M
11% No Good Deed $9.8M
71% Dolphin Tale 2 $8.9M
92% Guardians of the Galaxy $5.2M
20% Let's Be Cops $2.7M
19% Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles $2.7M
88% The Drop $2.1M
37% If I Stay $1.8M

Coming Soon

56% Men, Women & Children Oct 01
85% Gone Girl Oct 03
—— Annabelle Oct 03
67% The Good Lie Oct 03
—— 7500 Oct 03

Premieres Tonight

—— Chicago Fire: Season 3
—— Faking It: Season 2
—— Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.: Season 2
—— NCIS: Season 12
73% NCIS: New Orleans: Season 1
—— Person Of Interest: Season 4

New Episodes Tonight

—— Awkward: Season 4
—— Brickleberry: Season 3
50% Forever: Season 1
67% Matador: Season 1
75% The Mindy Project: Season 3
100% New Girl: Season 4
85% Sons of Anarchy: Season 7

Discuss Last Night's Shows

—— The Big Bang Theory: Season 8
—— The Blacklist: Season 2
71% Dallas: Season 3
50% Forever: Season 1
95% Gotham: Season 1
34% Scorpion: Season 1
—— Sleepy Hollow: Season 2
62% Under the Dome: Season 2

Notes on Marie Menken

Notes on Marie Menken (2007)

tomatometer

No Score Yet...

Average Rating: N/A
Critic Reviews: 3
Fresh: 2 | Rotten: 1

audience

67

liked it
Average Rating: 2.5/5
User Ratings: 1,360

My Rating

Movie Info

"Notes on Marie Menken" explores the almost forgotten story of the legendary artist Marie Menken (1909 - 1970) who became one of New York's outstanding underground experimental filmmakers of the 1940s through the1960s, inspiring artists such as Stan Brakhage, Andy Warhol, Jonas Mekas, Kenneth Anger, and Gerard Malanga. She was a probable role model of Edward Albee's "Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf" and ended up as a Warhol Superstar. The documentary allows a glimpse into her social and artistic

Oct 20, 2009

First Run - Official Site External Icon

Watch It Now

ADVERTISEMENT

Friend Ratings

No Friends? Inconceivable! Log in to see what your friends have to say.

All Critics (7) | Top Critics (3) | Fresh (5) | Rotten (2) | DVD (1)

While it opens a rare window into an unconventional life, this portrait of an artist as an old woman is prone to strange distractions.

February 9, 2007 Full Review Source: Village Voice
Village Voice
Top Critic IconTop Critic

Handsome tribute is paid to the eponymous experimental filmmaker in Notes on Marie Menken.

February 9, 2007 Full Review Source: Variety
Variety
Top Critic IconTop Critic

Notes on Marie Menken shines a welcome ray of light on a largely forgotten figure in the American avant-garde film scene.

February 9, 2007 Full Review Source: New York Times
New York Times
Top Critic IconTop Critic

...welcome effort to bring long-overdue attention to Menken's work and life.

September 19, 2008 Full Review Source: Playback:stl
Playback:stl

Menken's flickering opuses about nothing more or less than walking through a garden seem to suggest that there's art all around us in the mundane -- something Kudlácek should have taken to heart.

April 25, 2008 Full Review Source: Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Marie Menken may be a footnote figure, but viewers looking for another small piece of hidden cinema history will admire these Notes.

February 12, 2007 Full Review Source: Film Journal International
Film Journal International

While [director] Kudlacek lets some of the elder statesmen ramble, their recollections are a vivid, firsthand window into a bygone era of American art.

February 9, 2007 Full Review Source: TV Guide's Movie Guide
TV Guide's Movie Guide

Audience Reviews for Notes on Marie Menken

There are no audience reviews yet. Hurry, submit your review so you can be first!

There are no approved quotes yet for this movie.

Discussion Forum

Discuss Notes on Marie Menken on our Movie forum!

What's Hot On RT

New on DVD & Blu-Ray
New on DVD & Blu-Ray

Neighbors, The Rover, and More

Boardwalk Empire
Boardwalk Empire

"What Jesus Said" episode reviews

Everybody Hurts
Everybody Hurts

New Men, Women & Children Trailer

<em>John Wick</em>
John Wick

Trailer: Keanu's Got a Short Fuse!

Find us on:                     
Help | About | Jobs | Critics Submission | Press | API | Licensing | Mobile