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What Is It? Reviews

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Eric D. Snider
EricDSnider.com

It's weirdness for weirdness' sake, and while I disagree fundamentally with a film that has no purpose other than to make you go 'huh ... that was odd,' I do concede that most of the weirdness in this case is at least interesting weirdness.

Full Review Source: EricDSnider.com | Original Score: C

August 9, 2005
Jonathan Rosenbaum
Chicago Reader
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Glover, who appears in the film as a kind of barbarian dictator-auteur, lacks both the self-imposed ideological innocence and the talent for composing sounds and images of David Lynch.

Full Review Source: Chicago Reader

November 16, 2006
Amber Wilkinson
Eye for Film

It isn't the blatant affronts - the aspects aimed to shock - that upset me, but the fact that the film lacks heart.

Full Review Source: Eye for Film | Original Score: 2/5

December 7, 2007
Michael Wilmington
Chicago Tribune
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A shocker, but not a world-class one.

Full Review Source: Chicago Tribune | Original Score: 2.5/4

November 16, 2006
Laura Kern
New York Times
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His directorial debut, What Is It? -- which plays as part of a double bill with a live, enthusiastically performed slide show in which Mr. Glover displays pages from his recent series of books -- is just as unclassifiable as he is.

| Original Score: 3/5

November 10, 2006
Daniel Wible
Film Threat

If you're like me, i.e. an abnormally functioning film critic, you're likely to find it fascinating and utterly hilarious.

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

December 6, 2005
Ed Gonzalez
Slant Magazine

The film, for all of its very explicit connections to other works, is still a thing of unique madness.

October 25, 2006
Scott Foundas
L.A. Weekly
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It's clear that [director] Glover is less interested in narrative than in rekindling a rich midnight-movie/avant-garde tradition that encompasses everything from Maya Deren and Jack Smith to Alejandro Jodorowsky and David Lynch.

Full Review Source: L.A. Weekly

December 8, 2006

Film Threat

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

August 9, 2005
MaryAnn Johanson
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March 9, 2007
Dennis Harvey
Variety
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August 9, 2005
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