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      Bathtubs Over Broadway is a must-see experience that proves that being open to a human connection can lead to some amazing discoveries.

      Full Review | Mar 29, 2021

      Truly one of the most delightful and one of the most entertaining feature docs to come my way in a very long time.

      Full Review | Original Score: 4.0/4.0 | Sep 2, 2020

      If you love Broadway musicals or offbeat documentaries or admire the comedy mind of one of David Letterman's chief writers and are interested in his obsessions, check out this one.

      Full Review | Aug 7, 2020

      Even if you feel like nothing about the subject matter of Bathtubs Over Broadway would interest you, I think you might be surprised how much watching another person get so excited about something gets under your skin in such a revitalizing manner.

      Full Review | Original Score: 3/4 | Jul 14, 2020

      Whisenant emphasizes the ways in which Young's quest have led him to meaningful interpersonal relationships and a sense of avocation that transcend his work as a writer of television comedy.

      Full Review | Aug 1, 2019

      America might be going down the crapper, but this riotous doc reminds us that, like bathrooms, it can be a special kind of place.

      Full Review | May 24, 2019

      A loving ode to a forgotten piece of American culture, and the people who have kept it alive after history had left it behind. It's an utter and complete delight.

      Full Review | Original Score: 3/4 | May 18, 2019

      It's not hyperbole to say that this film is a celebration of the wonders humanity can achieve, whether the entire world or just a hundred people from sales are taking notice.

      Full Review | May 9, 2019

      [Steve] Young is a genial enough guide, and [Dava] Whisenant illustrates the history of his quest with rare clips

      Full Review | Mar 6, 2019

      Bathtubs Over Broadway is an odd documentary. You're definitely going to laugh and laugh out loud.

      Full Review | Original Score: 8/10 | Feb 6, 2019

      It makes you ponder, from the standpoint of cultural anthropology, the differences between then and now, with conglomerates today hell-bent on enriching shareholders by decimating workforces.

      Full Review | Jan 10, 2019

      Bathtubs Over Broadway is nothing that you expect and will be everything that you love.

      Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4 | Jan 10, 2019

      While somewhat unfocused, it's fascinating and frequently hilarious.

      Full Review | Jan 4, 2019

      With its balance of exuberant humor and rigorous insight, Bathtubs Over Broadway provides as stellar an education for the uninformed as Siegel's 'The Bathrooms Are Coming!'

      Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4 | Jan 4, 2019

      Another reminder that top-drawer musical-theater talent has long been more abundant in America than prestigious paying gigs, and that great actors can make you cry when they're singing about car-key blanks.

      Full Review | Jan 3, 2019

      Bathtubs Over Broadwayis able to preserve a lost era of industrial musicals and we're all the better for it.

      Full Review | Dec 18, 2018

      On rare occasions, the truly bizarre and the utterly charming intersect. Dava Whisenant's directorial debut about industrial musicals shines delightful light on the subject matter.

      Full Review | Original Score: 4.5/5 | Dec 18, 2018

      Bathtubs quietly describes a bygone age of prosperity and priorities, when corporations were less ruthlessly efficient, and spent lavishly to entertain and inspire their employees.

      Full Review | Original Score: 3/4 | Dec 18, 2018

      Their unabashed boosterism makes it impossible to be snarky or condescending, leaving us entertained, and perhaps a little wistful.

      Full Review | Original Score: B+ | Dec 16, 2018

      Like no other movie, "Bathtubs Over Broadway" shows you the magic of record collecting, and the connections that the dedicated enthusiast begins to make as they dig deeper into the music's history.

      Full Review | Dec 14, 2018

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