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Irma Vep Reviews

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E! Online
January 1, 2000
French cineastes will appreciate the writing and direction of Oliver Assayas.
Full Review | Original Score: A+
David Parkinson
Empire Magazine
January 1, 2000
Ultimately, Irma Vep doesn't quite have the courage of its convictions, but still provides plenty of scathing satire on the state of French cinema.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
Urban Cinefile Critics
Urban Cinefile
January 1, 2000
Irma Vep is a film full of chaos, which at times entertains and at times makes you wonder what it's all about.
Marc Savlov
Austin Chronicle
January 1, 2000
Ends up a knowing, and fairly lucid, portrait of the filmmaking experience, warts and all.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
Joe Baltake
Sacramento Bee
January 1, 2000
A movie-movie that's very up-to-the-minute, is one of the year's best films.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/4
Bryant Frazer
Bryant Frazer's Deep Focus
January 1, 2000
An arguably brilliant film with the noncontradictory potential to bore half its intended audience and enchant the other half.
Full Review | Original Score: B
Top Critic
Jeff Millar
Houston Chronicle
January 1, 2000
Movies about making movies are never quite as interesting as the people who make them think they're going to be.
Top Critic
Edward Guthmann
San Francisco Chronicle
January 1, 2000
A film of such spontaneity, freshness and breezy chaos that you feel as if it were assembled from happy accidents and inspired, seat-of- the-pants improvisation.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
Brian L. Johnson
San Francisco Examiner
January 1, 2000
Assayas' terrific camerawork and layered character study that unfolds in documentary-like fashion makes a strong case for the future of independent filmmaking as a vibrant force in cinema.
Cole Smithey
ColeSmithey.com
February 21, 2008
| Original Score: 2/5
Thomas Delapa
Boulder Weekly
June 3, 2005
| Original Score: 3/5
Jake Euker
F5 (Wichita, KS)
January 13, 2005
| Original Score: 5/5
Jurgen Fauth
About.com
October 16, 2003
| Original Score: 4/5
Philip Martin
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
November 5, 2002
| Original Score: 3/5
Jeffrey Westhoff
Northwest Herald (Crystal Lake, IL)
October 11, 2002
| Original Score: 3/5
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