Starsuckers (2009)

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"Starsuckers" is a revelatory documentary exposing the shams and deceit involved in creating a pernicious celebrity culture.

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Critic Reviews for Starsuckers

All Critics (17) | Top Critics (2)

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

Oct 30, 2009 | Rating: 3/5 | Full Review…
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Knocking celeb culture might be like shooting fish in a barrel, but documentary activist Chris Atkins gets a pretty loud bang.

Oct 30, 2009 | Rating: 3/5 | Full Review…

The public are either sneered at or cast as victims, and throughout the psyche of the celeb-addict remains elusive.

Apr 6, 2017 | Full Review…

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

Nov 6, 2009 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…

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

Nov 6, 2009 | Full Review…

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

Nov 4, 2009 | Rating: 3/5 | Full Review…

Audience Reviews for Starsuckers

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.

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