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Con Artist (2010)

Con Artist (2010)

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A dark docu-comedy excavating America's craving for fame via one of its most outrageous addicts, "business artist" Mark Kostabi. --© FB

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On the evidence of "Con Artist," a lively portrait of the enfant terrible in middle age, Mark Kostabi doesn't draw indifferent responses.

March 31, 2011 | Rating: 3/5 | Full Review…
Los Angeles Times
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Michael Sladek's entertaining documentary portrait of one of the art world's most outrageous provocateurs.

November 12, 2010 | Rating: 3/5
New York Times
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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.

November 9, 2010 | Full Review…
Village Voice
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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?

February 10, 2013 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…
Eye for Film

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.

April 8, 2011 | Rating: B- | Full Review…
Shared Darkness

An entertaining, occasionally poignant look at America's obsession with celebrity through the career of one eccentric individual

March 20, 2011 | Rating: B | Full Review…
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