Shut Up Little Man! Reviews

October 13, 2011
The unsuspecting stars (who died in 1992 and '96, respectively) begin to seem less like nightmare neighbors and more like the victims of rampant exploitation and voyeurism.
October 8, 2011
October 7, 2011
Bate's facile and dispiriting documentary never makes a case for why this particular slice of audio verit required resurrecting from the graveyard of pop culture arcana.
September 23, 2011
As much fun as "Shut Up, Little Man" is at times, you can't shake the feeling that watching the documentary is the next link in a long chain of exploitation that leads back 20 years.
September 23, 2011
Director Matthew Bate misjudges the hilarity of it all, as it stops being funny -- and is instead depressing -- after 20 or so minutes.
September 22, 2011
at once wholly melancholic and unexpectedly joyful, adjectives that I have yet to employ while describing any YouTube clip to date.
September 16, 2011
It's a strange story, and the stylish and well-edited documentary "Shut Up Little Man! An Audio Misadventure" gets it down. But yet it doesn't quite get it.
September 16, 2011
For the most part, this is a feature-length documentary that begs to be turned into a YouTube clip -- junky and ephemeral.
September 15, 2011
Goes from funny to not funny in about the length of time it takes for the lawyers to get involved.
March 25, 2011
Even as a nascent example of a now-burgeoning trend, however, this initially intriguing doc never manages to justify its own superlative praise for Ray and Peter.