Queen of the Lot Reviews

December 10, 2010
By the end of the film, I just felt sorry for Frederick and wondered if another director might be able to find a way to showcase her better.
December 9, 2010
Mocking Tinseltown is a pretty exhausted subject, and even Jaglom, a genuine insider, has a hard time making it fresh.
December 9, 2010
Josef von Sternberg had Marlene Dietrich. George Cukor had Katharine Hepburn. Henry Jaglom has, uh, Tanna Frederick.
December 3, 2010
A sloppy vanity project ... rambling and toothless...
December 1, 2010
Jaglom can craft a scene and stage organic conversations, but if his saps and suckers never wander beyond a hermetic view of the real world, then so what?
November 30, 2010
Queen of the Lot is sort of sweet in its earnestness, sort of frustratingly delusional, and ultimately unsubstantial -- but there are moments of meta-provocation that almost justify the lopsided enterprise.
November 28, 2010
Co-opting claims of having created an insufferable lead character, Jaglom includes a meta-moment in which Maggie uncovers a quote from real-life Boston Globe critic Ty Burr.
November 22, 2010
This meandering, talky film-industry satire never manages to rouse itself from a near-comatose level of self-satisfaction.
November 22, 2010
Henry Jaglom again tries to mix comedy with melodrama with decidedly mixed results.