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This So-Called Disaster: Sam Shepard Directs the Late Henry Moss Reviews

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Robert W. Butler
Kansas City Star

Will appeal mostly to those who love theater and relish the opportunity to see a production being built, scene by scene.

Full Review Source: Kansas City Star | Original Score: 3/4

September 10, 2004
David Noh
Film Journal International

Consistently engrossing, with nary a dull moment, and very enlightening on what is popularly called "the actor's process."

Full Review Source: Film Journal International

August 8, 2004
Paul Sherman
Boston Herald

Full Review Source: Boston Herald | Original Score: 3/4

June 18, 2004

Los Angeles Daily News

Full Review Source: Los Angeles Daily News | Original Score: 3/4

June 18, 2004
Ty Burr
Boston Globe
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One of the finer peeks into the creative process of staging a play.

Full Review Source: Boston Globe | Original Score: 3.5/4

June 18, 2004

E! Online

A fractured but compelling piece of reality theater.

Full Review Source: E! Online | Original Score: B+

June 18, 2004
Phil Villarreal
Arizona Daily Star

Lets us hang out with, and really meet for the first time, artists we thought we already knew.

Full Review Source: Arizona Daily Star | Original Score: 3/4

June 18, 2004
Manohla Dargis
Los Angeles Times
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In its vision of the push-and-pull of rehearsal and the revelation of how a play comes to breathing, snorting life onstage, Almereyda's video brings us close to the act of creation.

Full Review Source: Los Angeles Times | Original Score: 4/5

June 17, 2004
Scott Foundas
L.A. Weekly
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In the end, what takes shape is not just a significant unraveling of Shepard's taciturn mystique, but a potent sense of the pain and rigor of revealing oneself through art.

Full Review Source: L.A. Weekly

June 17, 2004
Moira MacDonald
Seattle Times
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Ultimately, you leave This So-Called Disaster with renewed respect for Shepard, who comes off as a kind of quiet hero: a man of words, confronting his past with little fuss, and from it creating a legacy.

Full Review Source: Seattle Times | Original Score: 3/4

May 21, 2004
Bill White
Seattle Post-Intelligencer

As a portrait of a collaborative artist at work, the film is an invaluable document, not to be missed by anyone with more than a passing interest in theater.

Full Review Source: Seattle Post-Intelligencer | Original Score: B

May 20, 2004
Jurgen Fauth

One of the most pleasurable documentaries in recent memory.

Full Review Source: | Original Score: 4/5

May 12, 2004
Ruthe Stein
San Francisco Chronicle
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Theater lovers are likely to find the film interesting even when it zigs and zags.

Full Review Source: San Francisco Chronicle | Original Score: 3/4

May 7, 2004
David Edelstein
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It's fun to see actors doing what they do and to see them through the eyes of a director.

Full Review Source: Slate

May 6, 2004
Scott Foundas
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Not as insightful as Topsy-Turvy or Vanya on 42nd Street about the process of putting on a show, it's nonetheless a fascinating meeting of the minds.

Full Review Source: Variety

April 27, 2004
Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat
Spirituality and Practice

An engaging behind-the-scenes look at playful creativity.

Full Review Source: Spirituality and Practice | Original Score: 4/5

April 27, 2004
A.O. Scott
New York Times
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Anyone interested in the challenges and techniques of acting -- which is really to say, anyone interested in human behavior -- should turn off E! and head down to Film Forum, where Mr. Almereyda's film opens today.

Full Review Source: New York Times | Original Score: 4/5

April 22, 2004
Stephen Whitty
Newark Star-Ledger
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The details of Shepard's life ... are fascinating, particularly to fans.

Full Review Source: Newark Star-Ledger

April 22, 2004
David Sterritt
Christian Science Monitor

Almereyda's movie is riveting for several reasons: its inside look at Shepard in action, its vivid account of how a challenging play is brought from printed page to public stage, and its glimpses of Shepard's troubled youth.

Full Review Source: Christian Science Monitor | Original Score: 4/4

April 22, 2004
Lou Lumenick
New York Post
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Offers a rare, fly- on-the-wall view of three Hollywood bad boys -- Sean Penn, Nick Nolte and Woody Harrelson -- as they rehearse for a play in San Francisco in the fall of 2000.

| Original Score: 3/4

April 21, 2004
Jeffrey M. Anderson
Combustible Celluloid
May 26, 2006
Michael Healey
November 19, 2004
Peter Rainer
New York Magazine
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August 7, 2004

Boston Phoenix
June 19, 2004

AV Club

April 24, 2004
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