The Beat Hotel - Movie Reviews - Rotten Tomatoes

The Beat Hotel Reviews

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J. R. Jones
Chicago Reader
April 4, 2012
Never amounts to more than a flabby piece of counterculture nostalgia.
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Nicolas Rapold
New York Times
March 30, 2012
Mr. Govenar's textbook history of the scene (from around 1957 to 1963) is twinklingly delivered by surviving former residents and scholarly chroniclers.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/5
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Frank Scheck
Hollywood Reporter
March 29, 2012
Impressionistic documentary about the temporary Parisian home of the Beat writers fails to justify its full-length running time.
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Nick Pinkerton
Village Voice
March 27, 2012
[Scales] new heights of inessentiality...