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I Like Killing Flies Reviews

November 3, 2006
It celebrates individuality, hidden artistry, uncelebrated brilliance and the essence of the American spirit and is a general gas to watch.
Full Review | Original Score: B+
November 3, 2006
The security-camera visuals and intrusive button microphone jutting into the frame give the movie an appealing fly-on-the-wall quality, successfully capturing the old Shopsin's experience for posterity.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
September 21, 2006
The central figure in this exuberant documentary, a committed Freudian who probably would've tossed Freud himself out had he looked at him sideways, spouts one gem after another.
Read More | Original Score: 4/4
August 2, 2006
... an unabashedly home-cooked homage to New York eccentricity.
Full Review | Original Score: B+
July 28, 2006
An irresistible no-budget documentary.
Read More | Original Score: 3/4
July 28, 2006
Anyone who laments the loss of an older, grittier New York ought to adore this affectionate portrait of Greenwich Village restaurant owner Kenny Shopsin.
Read More | Original Score: 3/4
July 27, 2006
A quick-sketch portrait of Kenny Shopsin, of the legendary or notorious, depending on your experience, Greenwich Village eatery that bears his name.
Read More | Original Score: 3/5
July 27, 2006
The central subject is such a volatile, complex eccentric and his establishment is such a uniquely New York institution that the charming character study should land quality cable slots.
July 27, 2006
It's a rough-hewn film, more interesting, probably, to those who've actually made it through a meal there, but fun and maybe even inspiring.
Read More | Original Score: 2.5/4
July 25, 2006
As directed in aptly unfussy fashion by music- video vet Matt Mahurin, the movie itself is a curiously tasty dish, one that could leave even a vegan with a burning desire to sample Shopsin's lamb chops.