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Superstar in a Housedress Reviews

January 20, 2005
It's an engrossing peek at an era that now seems as meteoric, crazy and distant as the Roaring Twenties.
Read More | Original Score: 2.5/4
August 19, 2004
The film is full of flamboyant personalities, and they all contribute to the impression that Highberger above all wants to pay tribute to Curtis' brave determination to discover and express his ever-changing identity at all costs.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
August 19, 2004
Slow-starting but ultimately invigorating.
August 6, 2004
Fascinating.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
July 23, 2004
An affectionate biographical documentary.
Read More | Original Score: 3/5
May 28, 2004
Highberger's movie is as much a reclamation of cultural territory as it is a bio-pic.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
May 28, 2004
An enthusiastic backstage biography of one of Warhol's drag-queen divas, Jackie Curtis.
Read More | Original Score: 3/4
May 12, 2004
The most resonant parts of the movie are, oddly, the interviews with his fellow glam bohemians.
Full Review | Original Score: B
May 11, 2004
There are several admiring -- and often hilarious -- interviews with an astounding array of Curtis' surviving pals.
May 10, 2004
What makes Highberger's docu so rewarding is the wealth of material available.
May 6, 2004
[Curtis'] life fascinates, as colorful as one of the old movies he loved.
May 5, 2004
A vivid and affectionate portrait of Jackie Curtis, the drag personality who cut a speed-driven swath through New York's downtown bohemia in the late 1960's and 1970's.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
May 4, 2004
A fabulously fond and entertaining tribute.