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The Aristocrats Reviews

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September 26, 2005
Within a single joke, The Aristocrats unlocks an entire universe of comedy.
September 24, 2005
The guilty pleasure to end all guilty pleasures.
| Original Score: 4/5
September 24, 2005
The film has the feel of a long and fascinating chat rather than a formal thesis. But if it feels a little self-congratulatory at times, that's a small price to pay.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
September 23, 2005
Hilarious, jarring, shocking, divisive and confrontational.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
September 16, 2005
What makes the experience enjoyable for those who tough out the vulgarity will be insights into comedy.
Read More | Original Score: 2.5/4
September 11, 2005
Take the very sound advice of this film's executive producer and don't see this movie if you've ever been offended by a word.
Full Review | Original Score: C
September 10, 2005
Everything about the film felt slight.
Full Review | Original Score: D
September 10, 2005
Frequently amusing documentary with an impressive array of talking heads, though the joke wears thin way before the end of the film.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
September 7, 2005
shows that a simple story can turn into a kind of verbal jazz... each performer can put his or her own personal stamp on it, making it longer or cruder or more sophisticated.
September 3, 2005
So this man walks into this talent agent's office...wait a minute. I can't even begin to think about telling The Joke.
Full Review| Original Score: 4/4
September 2, 2005
What the film really reveals is the role of the comedian in society and the craftsmanship of joke-writing and joke delivery.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
September 2, 2005
...about the cultural practices of a small and needful tribe, a vanishing breed called the comic, about the damage their famously tortured psyches sustain.
Read More | Original Score: A-
September 1, 2005
A veritable who's who in American comedy (with a few Brits and Canadians thrown in)
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
September 1, 2005
The movie drags after a spell, but it's unforgettably reanimated when Gilbert Gottfried's rendition of the joke teaches us why all this potty-mouthed discourse is important.
August 28, 2005
A Scathing and Funny Indictment of Comedy and the People Who Laugh at it.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
August 28, 2005
In comedy, as in life, it's the journey, not the outcome, that proves most fascinating.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
August 27, 2005
Fascinates with its high-wire, in-your-face daring.
Full Review | Original Score: B+
August 26, 2005
An intentionally one-joke film, The Aristocrats can't help but be repetitive, and its endless muck and perversions can wear on a viewer.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
August 26, 2005
As The Aristocrats demonstrates, there is real humor in the confrontation of taboos -- and if there are any taboos left to be stared down after this picture, friends, I'm not sure I want to know about 'em.
Read More | Original Score: A-
August 26, 2005
The results are unbelievably gross and -- once you get with the program -- side-splittingly funny.
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