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Overnight Reviews

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Duffy's story is a potentially notable one, but this documentary's amateur production values and the man's grating personality make it not-so-enjoyable watching.

Full Review Source: Film4

May 10, 2008
Laura Clifford
Reeling Reviews

Smith and Montana's film suffers, ironically, for being told from a point of view too inside the action.

Full Review Source: Reeling Reviews | Original Score: C

November 11, 2004
Sean Axmaker
Seattle Post-Intelligencer

The caustic cautionary tale of overnight success sabotaged by vanity and arrogance is perversely fascinating, to be sure, but blunt and ineloquent.

Full Review Source: Seattle Post-Intelligencer | Original Score: C

December 2, 2004
J. Hoberman
Village Voice
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Even a Slobodan like Weinstein would find Duffy's feature-length monologue grim going.

Full Review Source: Village Voice

November 9, 2004
A.O. Scott
New York Times
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This documentary tells the story of Troy Duffy, a bartender in Los Angeles who became a minor celebrity when Miramax offered him $1 million for a screenplay.

Full Review Source: New York Times | Original Score: 2/5

November 10, 2004
Jack Mathews
New York Daily News
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If you're curious, you can rent The Boondock Saints on video, without stirring the embers of Duffy's ego.

Full Review Source: New York Daily News | Original Score: 2.5/4

November 11, 2004
Robert Denerstein
Denver Rocky Mountain News
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Audiences may reasonably wonder why they're being asked to spend time with Duffy. It's not an easy question to answer.

| Original Score: C+

December 10, 2004
Tom Long
Detroit News
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While the film follows Duffy's business disasters and blusterings, it never really offers much depth on either its central subject or his posse.

| Original Score: C+

December 17, 2004
David Nusair
Reel Film Reviews

...plays out like an 82-minute attack on [Troy Duffy] by a couple of exceedingly bitter ex-colleagues.

Full Review Source: Reel Film Reviews | Original Score: 2/4

July 1, 2005
Kevin Allison
Premiere Magazine

Watching a guy who thinks he can do no wrong behave badly for 82 minutes is tiresome.

Full Review Source: Premiere Magazine | Original Score: 2/4

December 20, 2004
Shawn Levy

So it's a happy ending, then: The obnoxious creep gets smacked down in public. The trouble is, to get that warm feeling, you have to spend time with Duffy.

Full Review Source: Oregonian

December 10, 2004
Elias Savada
Film Threat

A cautionary time excursion into another standard-issue rise and fall scenario, about making movies and recording albums.

Full Review Source: Film Threat | Original Score: 2.5/5

December 15, 2004
Ken Eisner
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Even as a tragic hero, Duffy's a bully and a bore.

Full Review Source: Variety

November 11, 2004
Laura Kelly
South Florida Sun-Sentinel

Overnight is the hard-to-watch story of a filmmaker/musician who is so unlikable that his ultimate failure seems like a happy ending.

| Original Score: 2/4

January 6, 2005
Rene Rodriguez
Miami Herald
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In their rush to give Duffy his comeuppance, the filmmakers barrel past their movie's real potential, which could have been a blistering exposť of Hollywood's bandwagon mentality.

Full Review Source: Miami Herald | Original Score: 2.5/4

January 7, 2005
Ethan Alter
NYC Film Critic

For whatever reasons -- rights issues, personal promises, fear of legal retaliation -- we only catch glimpses of some of the more important moments in this story.

Full Review Source: NYC Film Critic | Original Score: 2.5/5

March 5, 2005

Miami Herald
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Full Review Source: Miami Herald | Original Score: 1/4

April 20, 2012
Annlee Ellingson

In answer to Troy Duffy's question, "Who is this idiot Jerry Bruckheimer?", he's the guy opening National Treasure opposite your spectacularly documented flameout.

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November 18, 2004
Roger Moore
Orlando Sentinel
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The story of the neither late nor great Troy Duffy would make the perfect film-school graduation gift.

Full Review Source: Orlando Sentinel | Original Score: 4/5

January 7, 2005
Philip Martin
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette

funny and mean

Full Review | Original Score: B-

July 1, 2005

Boston Phoenix
November 27, 2004
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