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American Movie Reviews

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January 1, 2000
The comedy comes at the expense of Mark, his less than scintillating friends, and his dysfunctional family.
Full Review | Original Score: C+
June 9, 2004
Despite Borchardt's scary self-conviction, I'm not sure we're so easily convinced he deserves to make movies--or be the star of this one.
April 3, 2002
Full Review | Original Score: C+
October 5, 2005
Full Review | Original Score: 4/4
August 29, 2002
...even losers can have dreams.
Full ReviewRead More | Original Score: A
January 1, 2000
Read More | Original Score: 4/4
January 1, 2000
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
November 7, 2002
Documentary about a Wisconsin wanna-be filmmaker is funny, honest.
Full Review | Original Score: 5/5
January 1, 2000
Full Review | Original Score: A-
October 7, 2002
August 4, 2003
Smith takes care not to make fun of his subject, even though the temptation must have been there.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
July 3, 2002
American Movie shows what it is to be an artist obsessed with creating.
Full Review| Original Score: 4/4
January 16, 2003
When a film feels this rooted and comfortable with itself, it's hard to assail its faults -- in this case, a steadfast refusal to handle its characters with anything other than heart-shaped kid gloves.
Full Review | Original Score: B
January 1, 2000
Full Review | Original Score: 9/10
March 13, 2002
Conveys the magic, the frustration, and the pressure of independent filmmaking.
March 6, 2003
Read More | Original Score: 3/5
May 14, 2003
| Original Score: 3.5/4
September 7, 2011
Full Review | Original Score: B
February 28, 2002
This hilarious, touching film is even more wonderful because it's real.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
July 14, 2004
An inspiration for every dreamer with too many excuses. If this chowderhead can make his movie, you can realize your ambition, too.
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