Beauty Day (2011) - Rotten Tomatoes

Beauty Day (2011)





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Filmmaker Jay Cheel takes a look at Canadian comedian Ralph Zavadil and his cable-access television program, "The Cap'n Video Show," which boasted a form of gross-out stunt comedy that shocked its small audience in Southern Ontario.

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Critic Reviews for Beauty Day

All Critics (4) | Top Critics (2)

[It] has some parallels to Werner Herzog's and Errol Morris's studies in male obsession, but not enough to dwell on.

June 10, 2011 | Rating: 2.5/4 | Full Review…
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While the TV show highlights are amusing, director Cheel wisely offers glimpses into other aspects of Zavadil's life...

June 9, 2011 | Rating: 2.5/4 | Full Review…

As one of only a handful of critics that considers the Jackass films to be resonant works of anarchic art (seriously), I was destined to warm to Jay Cheel's Beauty Day.

March 11, 2012 | Full Review…

Zavadil may look like human wreckage, but there's something in his spirit that remains impressive.

June 10, 2011 | Rating: 3/5

Audience Reviews for Beauty Day

Fun documentary about an amateur filmmaker who seems to have invented the Jackass concept in Niagara Region. He is quirky enough to keep our interest which makes it thoroughly entertaining.

John Ballantine
John Ballantine

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