Superstar: The Karen Carpenter Story Reviews

January 10, 2014
Perhaps the most sophisticated student film you'll ever see "Superstar: The Karen Carpenter Story" is a provocative study in how much a gifted filmmaker can do with limited resources.
July 22, 2006
Was there a reason, besides the built-in kitsch and ready-made found-art cred, for telling this story with Barbie dolls? Yes, and they're used brilliantly.
October 23, 2003
Getting bootleg videos of this cult fave is as easy as getting gonorrhea in a Memphis whorehouse.
November 5, 2002
For a film of its length and budget, it's impressive in scope, and it's to Haynes' credit that his movie rarely feels as if it's bitten off too much.