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The Cockettes Reviews

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July 11, 2002
An entertaining film.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
July 11, 2002
A funny, triumphant, and moving documentary.
Full Review | Original Score: A-
July 9, 2002
This is simply the most fun you'll ever have with a documentary!
Full Review | Original Score: 4/4
July 3, 2002
Filmmakers David Weissman and Bill Weber benefit enormously from the Cockettes' camera craziness -- not only did they film performances, but they did the same at home.
Read More | Original Score: 3.5/5
July 1, 2002
...a bit of offbeat nostalgia and a well-rounded glimpse into counterculture Americana.
Full Review | Original Score: B-
June 28, 2002
A wild, endearing, masterful documentary.
June 28, 2002
Not so much a gushing tribute to a troupe of only rudimentary and frankly dubious talent as it is a celebration of a now-distant time remembered only through the bracing movies and music that it produced.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
June 28, 2002
Indulgent, tedious documentary.
Read More | Original Score: 1.5/4
June 27, 2002
It turns out there is quite a lot that the endlessly recycled and diluted images of the storied counterculture have obscured about some of the most interesting and vital parts of the culture itself, which the filmmakers have brought triumphantly to life.
Read More | Original Score: 4/5
June 25, 2002
Fond, funny documentary.
June 23, 2002
"The Cockettes" is the microcosm of a culture entertainingly tied up in a ninety minute package.
Full Review | Original Score: B+
June 23, 2002
Vaguely interesting, but it's just too too much.
| Original Score: 2.5/5
June 15, 2002
An edifying glimpse into the wit and revolutionary spirit of these performers and their era.
Read More | Original Score: 3/4
May 12, 2002
A succinct, intelligent and scintillating slice of cultural history.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
May 10, 2002
A sweet-natured reconsideration of one of San Francisco's most vital, if least widely recognized, creative fountainheads.
May 10, 2002
Not a film for the faint of heart or conservative of spirit, but for the rest of us -- especially San Francisco lovers -- it's a spirited film and a must-see.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
December 6, 2005
Full Review | Original Score: 5/5
August 12, 2005
Read More | Original Score: 2/5
March 10, 2003
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
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