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Unmade In China Reviews

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John DeFore
Hollywood Reporter
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Home-movie-like document of a disastrous film production offers a few laughs.

Full Review Source: Hollywood Reporter

November 15, 2013
Michael Phillips
Chicago Tribune
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A delightful tale of filmmaking woe.

Full Review Source: Chicago Tribune | Original Score: 3.5/4

November 15, 2013
Avi Offer
NYC Movie Guru

Fun and amusing albeit a little too much navel-gazing and low on insight.

Full Review Source: NYC Movie Guru | Original Score: 7.85/10

May 6, 2013
Ethan Alter
Television Without Pity

Ultimately, Unmade in China is ultimately less about the experience of making a movie in China than it is a chronicle of one director's wounded ego.

Full Review Source: Television Without Pity

May 3, 2013
V.A. Musetto
New York Post
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Why does Kofman, who co-directs with Tanner King Barklow, insist upon making the movie mostly about himself? He gets into nearly every frame, often in closeup.

Full Review Source: New York Post | Original Score: 1.5/4

May 3, 2013
Nicolas Rapold
New York Times
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It is surprisingly boring to watch a movie being made, on the set or off, and a beleaguered production is not necessarily an exception.

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

May 3, 2013
Doris Toumarkine
Film Journal International

Ugly Americans and not so pretty Chinese dominate this cheesy doc about a cheesy group of L.A. filmmakers trying to make a cheesy film in China with Chinese backing.

Full Review Source: Film Journal International

May 2, 2013
Kam Williams
Sly Fox

A comical account of a year-long, money-burning party which ought to serve as a sobering warning for any equally-na´ve entrepreneurs considering investing in China.

Full Review Source: Sly Fox | Original Score: 3.5/4

May 2, 2013
Andrew Schenker
Village Voice
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All of this could be very funny, but while the film does deliver some strong comic turns, far too much time is spent watching an inactive Kofman whining about his lot ...

Full Review Source: Village Voice

April 30, 2013
Kenji Fujishima
Slant Magazine

Not even its problematically touristic gaze is enough to derail the fascination of this absurd tale's many nightmarish twists and turns.

Full Review Source: Slant Magazine | Original Score: 2.5/4

April 29, 2013
Christopher Campbell
Film School Rejects

Ultimately some fresh and amusing points are made regarding the issues of final cut privilege and film piracy ... if only it were as wholly engaging as its content deserves.

Full Review Source: Film School Rejects | Original Score: B

April 20, 2013
Kenneth Turan
Los Angeles Times
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It's a cautionary tale of sorts, but the story is so strange it is often not clear exactly what it's cautioning us against.

Full Review Source: Los Angeles Times | Original Score: 3/5

April 18, 2013
Peter Debruge
Variety
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Mostly, it's just a sloppy account of a doomed-to-fail endeavor in which Kaufman retroactively feigns naivete about an assignment with too many obvious red flags.

Full Review Source: Variety

April 18, 2013
Ian Buckwalter
NPR
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Unmade in China is nominally about filmmaking, but what Kofman and Barklow do well is to use their unusual position within the Chinese state machine to make a thinly veiled movie about politics.

Full Review Source: NPR | Original Score: 7.5/10

April 18, 2013
Tasha Robinson
AV Club
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[It] becomes an onsite mouthpiece for a pouting, passive-aggressive filmmaker who desperately needs an outlet.

Full Review Source: AV Club | Original Score: B-

April 18, 2013
Cole Smithey
ColeSmithey.com

"Unmade in China" is an entertaining personalized account of a director's hardships attempting to work in China's determinedly hostile filmmaking conditions.

Full Review Source: ColeSmithey.com | Original Score: B-

April 14, 2013
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