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Private Parts Reviews

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Philip Martin
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
January 29, 2005
No one need weep for Howard Stern.
| Original Score: C
Rob Gonsalves
September 22, 2007
[Stern] may be the master of his domain on the radio, but he doesn't necessarily have a future in movies.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat
Spirituality and Practice
July 25, 2005
A biodrama about Howard Stern, who speaks for the nine-year old boy in all of us.
Full Review| Original Score: 2/5
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Desson Thomson
Washington Post
January 1, 2000
Some of it is pretty funny, but there's so much more you may just want to tune out.
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Jim DeRogatis
Chicago Reader
January 1, 2000
Empty propaganda film.
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Charles Taylor
January 1, 2000
A flat piece of work with long, slack stretches.
Bruce Kirkland
Jam! Movies
January 1, 2000
Private Parts is nothing but an interminable infomercial about Stern's empty life.
| Original Score: 1/5
Jeff Vice
Deseret News, Salt Lake City
January 1, 2000
Ultimately, all what we get is a movie version of Stern's show.
Full Review | Original Score: 1.5/4
Margaret A. McGurk
Cincinnati Enquirer
October 15, 2002
Private Parts is a limited-ambition comedy, one that scores some funny moments mainly because it sets its targets so low.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
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Rita Kempley
Washington Post
November 7, 2002
A choppy amalgram of Revenge of the Nerds, Father Knows Best and Network.
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Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times
January 1, 2000
Stern and Quivers are both making their screen acting debuts here, and they do what seasoned actors claim is very difficult: They play convincing, engaging versions of themselves.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
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James Berardinelli
January 1, 2000
An entertaining motion picture.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
Mark R. Leeper
January 1, 2000
Full Review | Original Score: +1 out of -4..+4
Joe Baltake
Sacramento Bee
January 1, 2000
The film is often as witty and articulate as its subject.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
Jeffrey Westhoff
Northwest Herald (Crystal Lake, IL)
August 15, 2002
| Original Score: 3/5
Rob Blackwelder
March 6, 2003
| Original Score: 3/5
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Susan Wloszczyna
USA Today
January 1, 2000
This oft-riotous bio is the ultimate loser-makes-good fantasy.
| Original Score: 3/4
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Peter Travers
Rolling Stone
May 11, 2001
A comic firecracker with a surprising human touch.
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Lisa Schwarzbaum
Entertainment Weekly
September 7, 2011
Full Review | Original Score: B
Bryant Frazer
Bryant Frazer's Deep Focus
January 1, 2000
Plays like a levelheaded riff on the jazzier Annie Hall.
Full Review | Original Score: A-
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