Bathtubs Over Broadway Reviews

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May 24, 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.
May 18, 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.
May 9, 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.
March 6, 2019
[Steve] Young is a genial enough guide, and [Dava] Whisenant illustrates the history of his quest with rare clips
February 6, 2019
Bathtubs Over Broadway is an odd documentary. You're definitely going to laugh and laugh out loud.
January 10, 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.
January 10, 2019
Bathtubs Over Broadway is nothing that you expect and will be everything that you love.
January 4, 2019
While somewhat unfocused, it's fascinating and frequently hilarious.
January 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!'
January 3, 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.
December 18, 2018
Bathtubs Over Broadwayis able to preserve a lost era of industrial musicals and we're all the better for it.
December 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.
December 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.
December 16, 2018
Their unabashed boosterism makes it impossible to be snarky or condescending, leaving us entertained, and perhaps a little wistful.
December 14, 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.
December 13, 2018
Though it may leave you with some ridiculous ditties resounding in your head, "Bathtubs Over Broadway" is a completely enjoyable documentary.
December 13, 2018
The deeper layers delve into the limitations of irony, and how a jaded, ironic point of view can turn into its opposite, an earnest ingenuousness.
December 12, 2018
It is as smoothly entertaining as a showbiz set piece, and at times flat-out funny.
December 6, 2018
Charming, goofy documentary.
December 2, 2018
It's about how these peculiar interests can become our obsessions, and the way that ironic detachment can develop, surprisingly enough, into genuine affection. What a delightful movie this is.
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