Bathtubs Over Broadway Reviews

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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.
November 30, 2018
Anyone who loves musical theater owes it to themselves to see "Bathtubs Over Broadway," a delightful deep-dive documentary into one man's obsession with the obscure world of industrial musicals...
November 30, 2018
It's hard to argue with anything that helps someone relate better to their fellow humans, and that's what comes across most powerfully by the end.
November 30, 2018
An unexpectedly moving ode to an ignored creative world.
November 29, 2018
Whisenant, who also edits, loops in tantalizing archival footage of these shows, with beaming singers extolling the virtues of AB Dick copy machines and Purina Dog Chow's incentives to grocers.
November 29, 2018
Finally goes from treating the songs as joke...to a wonderful, well-researched visual and musical introduction to creators and performers of 1950's-1980's industrial shows.
November 28, 2018
By presenting the gleeful idiosyncrasy of these artists' flamboyantly poetic renderings of arch-prosaic subjects, Young and Whisenant confront colossal matters of aesthetic theory with a sly wink.
November 28, 2018
This film deserves as wide an audience as possible.
November 28, 2018
Presents a fascinating picture of optimism and corporate loyalty in mid-20th-century America.
November 16, 2018
Bathtubs Over Broadway will keep your cynicism in check and keep your fingers crossed for a resurgence in ridiculous, light-hearted American spectacle.
October 30, 2018
A sweet and endearing film, a fun celebration of an extremely narrow subculture, and a rare example these days of obsessed fandom being wielded for good and not for bad (Broad Street Review)
October 10, 2018
The fun of "Bathtubs Over Broadway" is in learning the reach of these productions. It seems thousands of companies - large and small - produced them to present to their executives and sales staffs at annual regional and national gatherings.
August 28, 2018
[Bathtubs Over Broadway] is filled with as much charm, wit and ingenuity as what Young fell in love with in the first place.
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