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Con Artist Reviews

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November 19, 2010
[Director Michael Sladek] lets Kostabi hang himself and the auto-execution is fully effected about halfway through.
Read More | Original Score: 3/5
November 9, 2010
While we may have learned to properly code our insecurities in the fabric of everyday life, Kastabi is, ironically, in the business of unabashed honesty.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
November 9, 2010
The film gets at the pitiful need and loneliness that drives fame whores. Nevertheless, it remains most compelling when bursting Kostabi's self-important bubble.
February 10, 2013
At the film's heart lies the paradox: how can a con artist be conning people if he is freely admitting that is what he is doing?
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
April 8, 2011
Lays bare Kostabi's popularized thinking regarding branding and self-promotion, the impact of which can be glimpsed in the ways people these days jockey to make 'ex-reality show participant' a full-time occupation.
Full Review | Original Score: B-
November 12, 2010
Michael Sladek's entertaining documentary portrait of one of the art world's most outrageous provocateurs.
Read More | Original Score: 3/5
March 31, 2011
On the evidence of "Con Artist," a lively portrait of the enfant terrible in middle age, Mark Kostabi doesn't draw indifferent responses.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
March 20, 2011
An entertaining, occasionally poignant look at America's obsession with celebrity through the career of one eccentric individual
Full Review | Original Score: B
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