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Crazy Love Reviews

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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews
January 20, 2009
The in-your-face documentary recalls the sensational tabloid story from the 1950s.
Full Review | Original Score: C
Nick Davis
Nick's Flick Picks
November 15, 2007
Crazy Love...sidles up to us, thrills and surprises us, seduces us with the pop flavor of its mid-century paperback aesthetic and its titillating tabloid tale. Crazy Love is chummy.
Full Review | Original Score: B
Pablo Villaça
Cinema em Cena
November 9, 2007
Apresenta, mesmo que de forma convencional, uma história de amor fascinante em suas insanas reviravoltas.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
Emanuel Levy
October 16, 2007
Stranger than fiction: This decades-long amour fou is so astonishing in its twists and turns that it's hard to believe it's factual. While contextualizing the tale in the pre-feminist era, Klores leaves some mysteries open, thus allowing for speculation
Full Review | Original Score: B+
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Melissa Anderson
Time Out
September 22, 2007
As with all banner-head stories, there comes a point when you tire of being screamed at.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/6
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Manohla Dargis
New York Times
September 22, 2007
Far too readily tends to play this pathetic story for laughs.
| Original Score: 2/5
Kim Voynar
September 22, 2007
Quite brilliant.
Jean Lowerison
San Diego Metropolitan
September 22, 2007
Directors Dan Klores and Fisher Stevens treat this as a straight-up documentary and it is fascinating in a terribly sad sort of way. But it's difficult not to wonder why we need to hear this story.
David N. Butterworth
September 22, 2007
There hasn't been a documentary this sick since Kirby Dick's "Sick"!
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
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Steven Rea
Philadelphia Inquirer
September 22, 2007
A Bronx tale full of jaw-dropping behavior and jaw-dropping hairdos.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
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Andrew Sarris
New York Observer
September 22, 2007
It's too easy to feel superior to these two people and their marriage in hell for the sake of some easy (or even uneasy) laughter.
Phil Villarreal
Arizona Daily Star
July 25, 2007
The film lassoes you in with "ya gotta hear this" prurience.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
Shawn Levy
July 13, 2007
Offers little save morbid titillation.
| Original Score: C+
James Hudson
New York Press
July 11, 2007
Crazy Love is tabloid journalism at its most base and vulgar, with the same moral bankruptcy as the media outlets that turned this tragedy into grotesque copy in the first place.
Rob Vaux
Flipside Movie Emporium
July 11, 2007
You say 'psychotic codependency' like it's a bad thing.
Full Review | Original Score: C
Michael Sragow
Baltimore Sun
July 10, 2007
[Director] Klore's grasp of his characters give this movie depth.
| Original Score: a
Rob Thomas
Capital Times (Madison, WI)
July 6, 2007
Equal parts heartwarming and repulsive, the compulsively watchable film is certainly 90 of the fastest, weirdest minutes I've spent in a theater in a long time.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
Philip Martin
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
July 6, 2007 unsettling documentary about the pathological "love" of one damaged human for another
Full Review | Original Score: 87/100
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Kerry Lengel
Arizona Republic
July 5, 2007
Particularly because many viewers have already seen the TV-news version, almost any other genre would have been even more compelling -- a fictionalized drama, perhaps, or Truman Capote-style narrative non-fiction.
| Original Score: 3/5
Eric D. Snider
July 2, 2007
Despite knowing some of the story's more jaw-dropping developments beforehand, I was still riveted and surprised by the movie.
Full Review | Original Score: A-
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