Baghead Reviews

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November 18, 2011
November 17, 2011
September 7, 2011
October 22, 2008
An extended navel gaze.
September 18, 2008
The truth eventually comes out, as it must, and it's not exactly a stunner.
August 29, 2008
A refreshingly brisk and modest salvo from the American independent film front, proving there's still interesting life in the scruffy, shot-on-video genre.
August 21, 2008
Baghead is at its best when it captures the subtleties of romantic machinations, macho power plays and the indignity of women aging in Hollywood.
August 15, 2008
The coda, even if it doesn't wholly work, should have some sobering lessons for would-be filmmakers who see this. Kids, try this at home.
August 8, 2008
he brothers Duplass have a knack for the to-and-fro of modern relationships. Their horror sense is less acute, but at least they understand that when the budget is low, it's best to keep the villain in the shadows.
August 8, 2008
Too bad the characters are so rote. The women are almost nonentities, and the bond between the men borders on the maudlin. The actors are often better than their lines.
August 8, 2008
Although the final act telegraphs the endgame a little too obviously, Baghead is nevertheless a late summer treat.
August 8, 2008
Even in the spookiest woods in the dead of night, there will be no difficulty figuring this one out.
August 5, 2008
The problem with Baghead isn't that it's cheaply made but that it's sloppily composed.
August 1, 2008
Keep your eyes open, and there are lots of other, subtler things going on.
August 1, 2008
The movie's cheap, it's clever -- it's even a little scary in places.
August 1, 2008
A raw, wickedly clever comedy that also includes moments of genuine terror.
August 1, 2008
Baghead is an original, confident piece of filmmaking that isn't easily categorized or even summarized.
August 1, 2008
He [baghead] is obviously simply a device to make the movie long enough to qualify as a feature, and the denouement will be one of stunning underwhelmingness.
July 28, 2008
A funny, scary send-up of filmmakers.
July 25, 2008
The movie's concern with its characters' shifting alliances and petty vanities also evokes early John Sayles and, at times, Eric Rohmer.
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