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Overnight Reviews

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May 10, 2008
Tony Montana and Mark Brian Smith's acidic, vitriolic takedown of Duffy boasts the abrasive intensity of a migraine headache and the depth and scope of a bona fide American tragedy.
May 10, 2008
Duffy's story is a potentially notable one, but this documentary's amateur production values and the man's grating personality make it not-so-enjoyable watching.
August 16, 2007
A portrait of Hollywood hubris extraordinaire.
August 14, 2007
[An] unflinching depiction of a would-be Tarantino turning himself into chopped liver.
Read More | Original Score: 3/4
December 17, 2006
For Duffy, watching this film must be like seeing a scab peeled off
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June 24, 2006
A compulsive, cautionary tale about a man whose self-trumpeted 'deep cesspool of creativity' seems destined to remain undredged.
January 10, 2006
The "next Quentin Tarantino" crashes and burns
July 9, 2005
The two directors take so much abuse from Duffy throughout the film that you can't help but feel that Overnight is their long-overdue revenge.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
July 8, 2005
Enjoyable because you get to see a huge ego and shameless publicist get his comeuppence.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
July 8, 2005
A disturbing, sad and blisteringly funny cautionary tale, I reckon this is the documentary of the year.
July 1, 2005
...plays out like an 82-minute attack on [Troy Duffy] by a couple of exceedingly bitter ex-colleagues.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
July 1, 2005
funny and mean
Full ReviewRead More | Original Score: B-
June 28, 2005
Overnight is horrifying and fascinating... It should be required viewing in film schools and a cautionary tale for anyone aspiring to work in Hollywood.
Read More | Original Score: 3/4
June 20, 2005
Troy Duffy might have truly deserved the Hollywood Blacklisting, but it's tough to live down an indictment as thorough as Overnight.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
June 14, 2005
Strikingly cautionary for anyone who thinks they're entitled to fame and fortune.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
March 5, 2005
For whatever reasons -- rights issues, personal promises, fear of legal retaliation -- we only catch glimpses of some of the more important moments in this story.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/5
February 17, 2005
The film's personal point of view does effectively put you in the shoes of the little guy in the Hollywood machine, sitting by the phone, bewildered.
Full Review| Original Score: 3/4
January 14, 2005
A quintessential cautionary tale, the documentary Overnight also happens to be funnier than just about every comedy released last year.
Read More | Original Score: 3/4
January 7, 2005
The story of the neither late nor great Troy Duffy would make the perfect film-school graduation gift.
Read More | Original Score: 4/5
January 7, 2005
In their rush to give Duffy his comeuppance, the filmmakers barrel past their movie's real potential, which could have been a blistering exposť of Hollywood's bandwagon mentality.
Read More | Original Score: 2.5/4
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