Starsuckers (2009)

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"Starsuckers" is a revelatory documentary exposing the shams and deceit involved in creating a pernicious celebrity culture.
Rating:
NR
Genre:
Documentary , Special Interest
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 wide
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S2S Distribution

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Critic Reviews for Starsuckers

All Critics (15) | Top Critics (1)

Atkins is keener to bring comedy to the subject with a series of stunts that make for amusing if hardly revelatory watching

Full Review… | October 30, 2009
Time Out
Top Critic

Atkins deserves credit for a lively and thought-provoking documentary on a subject more suitable to a book than a film.

Full Review… | November 6, 2009
Sunday Times (UK)

This lively, ludic documentary about fame, celebrity and the mass media is an entertaining mess.

Full Review… | November 6, 2009
Observer (UK)

While this documentary is packed with critical and entertaining material, it has no central through-line to hold it together

Full Review… | November 3, 2009
Shadows on the Wall

This provocative, proudly partisan but consistently entertaining doc is compulsory viewing not just for everyone working within the media, but for anyone who watches TV, reads the papers, surfs the net or has to walk down a city street.

Full Review… | October 30, 2009

Starsuckers, a rather gimmicky documentary, certainly fails to contribute much to the table.

Full Review… | October 30, 2009
Times (UK)

Audience Reviews for Starsuckers

½

Obnoxiously condescending in it's delivery of mostly obvious information about the media and fame. The most interesting part was near the end when they exposed Bob Geldof's well intentioned charitable acts as red herrings sponsored by big media and government, perhaps causing more harm than good.

Merkley Merkley
Merkley Merkley

Micro budget expose of our obsession with celebrity and the vultures who have ensnared us. Interesting if not always convincing arguments for how we are deluded.

Gordon Anderson
Gordon Anderson

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½

It was a very strong topic to talk about, and I completely understand where the movie is going. BUT, I wish this movie was more like a documentary. I felt I was watching the glamor that the movie is ridiculing. His fits move was much better.

Chase Saylor
Chase Saylor

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