Go Go Tales (2007)



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Indie stalwart Abel Ferrara helms this quirky comedy about the goings-on at a downtown cabaret. Willem Defoe stars as Ray Ruby, the proprietor of a joint where all of the dancing girls have big dreams of working their way up to bigger and better things. But trouble begins to brew when money suddenly comes between Ray and his two associates, played by Bob Hoskins and Matthew Modine. Asia Argento and Drea de Matteo also star.
Art House & International , Comedy , Drama
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Critic Reviews for Go Go Tales

All Critics (18) | Top Critics (5)

A touching and tender valentine to a lost New York, a city that now exists only as a hallucination.

January 6, 2011
New York Times
Top Critic

A highly personal movie, Go Go Tales finds Ferrara in a frenzied yet pensive mode.

Full Review… | January 4, 2011
Village Voice
Top Critic

A typically lax late-period Ferrara work, far from the glories of King of New York.

Full Review… | December 21, 2010
Time Out
Top Critic

Ferrara is in a wonderfully loose and comedic mood.

Full Review… | May 23, 2007
Top Critic

Amazingly dunderheaded.

May 22, 2007
Hollywood Reporter
Top Critic

For action there's exotic dancers to ogle.

Full Review… | November 12, 2014
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Audience Reviews for Go Go Tales


How do you make a movie about a strip club that's this unerotic and boring? Apparently-improvised dialogue makes this movie feel like "Showgirls" without the script. A waste of a good cast, and 90 minutes of my time.

Nick Ryan
Nick Ryan

This film is the kind of "B" movie you'd watch at the Midnight movies. Except for an over-the-top performance by Willem Dafoe, the plot are other characters are just so-so.

Peter Lee
Peter Lee

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