Who the #$&% Is Jackson Pollock? Reviews

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Ronnie Scheib
Variety
February 23, 2012
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Atlanta Journal-Constitution
April 12, 2011
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Frank Scheck
Hollywood Reporter
November 27, 2006
Fascinatingly ambiguous tale and bizarre cast of characters make it one of the more entertaining documentaries in recent memory.
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Kyle Smith
New York Post
November 17, 2006
The movie is an entertaining stroll through a colorful gallery of characters including, in villain mode, former Metropolitan Museum of Art director Thomas Hoving.
| Original Score: 3/4
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Elizabeth Weitzman
New York Daily News
November 17, 2006
By the time it's over, you'll be inspired to scour your own attic for undiscovered treasures.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
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Ariella Budick
Newsday
November 16, 2006
For the film, the verdict is beside the point. Moses uses the plucky Horton's battle to make an oblique argument about class, and his target is the art-world Goliath.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
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Owen Gleiberman
Entertainment Weekly
November 15, 2006
[A] beguiling documentary detective story.
Full Review | Original Score: A-
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Stephen Holden
New York Times
November 15, 2006
Harry Moses' entertaining documentary portrays the debate between connoisseurship and science as a culture war.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
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Jessica Grose
Village Voice
November 14, 2006
While the forensics is marginally interesting, the most arresting piece of the film is Horton herself, as she asks of the art world, 'Who the hell do they think they are?'