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Home Movie Reviews

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June 13, 2004
Each of the subjects alternates between charming and creepy.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
January 8, 2003
A true pleasure.
December 26, 2002
A naturally funny film, Home Movie makes you crave Chris Smith's next movie.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
December 8, 2002
Watching these eccentrics is both inspiring and pure joy.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
November 15, 2002
Smith finds amusing juxtapositions that justify his exercise.
Read More | Original Score: 3/4
November 14, 2002
"Home Movie" is the film equivalent of a lovingly rendered coffee table book.
Full Review | Original Score: B-
November 12, 2002
a documentary ditty that just barely sustains its 65 minute running time
Full Review | Original Score: B-
November 5, 2002
"Home Movie" is a sweet treasure and something well worth your time.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
October 18, 2002
It feels like very light Errol Morris, focusing on eccentricity but failing, ultimately, to make something bigger out of its scrapbook of oddballs.
September 27, 2002
Some people march to the beat of a different drum, and if you ever wondered what kind of houses those people live in, this documentary takes a look at 5 alternative housing options.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
September 26, 2002
Smith examines the intimate, unguarded moments of folks who live in unusual homes -- which pop up in nearly every corner of the country.
Read More | Original Score: 2.5/4
September 26, 2002
Mr. Smith makes us look afresh at our own digs and at, as the old saying goes, what makes a house a home.
Full Review | Original Score: B-
September 25, 2002
A pleasant ramble through the sort of idoosyncratic terrain that Errol Morris has often dealt with...it does possess a loose, lackadaisical charm.
Full Review | Original Score: B
September 9, 2002
A gloriously kooky chronicle of freak-flags flying high... combines Errol Morris' nonplussed lens with a penchant for damaged oddball subjects that merges the apparent instincts of Paul Thomas Anderson and David Lynch.
Full Review | Original Score: B
July 19, 2002
At just over an hour, Home Movie will leave you wanting more, not to mention leaving you with some laughs and a smile on your face.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
July 10, 2002
I like this movie a lot. I like that Smith, he's not making fun of these people, he's not laughing at them.
June 28, 2002
[Smith] simply celebrates the universal desire to fashion our homes for our needs and desires.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
June 27, 2002
Smith is careful not to make fun of these curious owners of architectural oddities. Instead, he shows them the respect they are due.
Read More | Original Score: 3/4
June 23, 2002
A celebration of quirkiness, eccentricity, and certain individuals' tendency to let it all hang out, and damn the consequences.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
June 21, 2002
A winning and wildly fascinating work.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
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