Keep the River on Your Right Reviews

May 23, 2001
The Shapiros labor under the delusion that an interesting subject automatically makes an interesting movie; their film is discursive and careless.
May 22, 2001
It's a frustrating film, asking more questions than it answers...it was very long and very unsatisfying.
May 14, 2001
Unfortunately bitten off more than it can chew.
May 14, 2001
May 4, 2001
Once the shock factor of [Tobias] having once eaten another human is over, the movie doesn't have much more to offer.
April 20, 2001
Rather than observe events as they happen, the filmmakers force things, manipulating Schneebaum and the audience to serve their agenda.
April 20, 2001
This thin documentary is so bent on rubbing our faces in Schneebaum's paradise lost ... that it's a fairly depressing experience.
April 19, 2001
We get the sneaking suspicion before long that the Shapiros are little more than exploiters in the Jerry Springer mold.
April 5, 2001
Uses a single notorious incident to liven up an otherwise less-than-riveting story.
April 5, 2001
The [directors)...betray him, condescendingly and manipulatively making it all turn on one relatively unimportant bite of flesh.
March 27, 2001
Schneebaum is a great subject; the film doesn't quite make the most of him.