Tickled Reviews

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September 26, 2017
If you were hooked on HBO'sThe Jinx, by all means put Tickled on your must-see list. (To explain the comparison would be to give away too much.)
March 24, 2017
The shocking truth is uncomfortably pursued to its fullest, and the result is a riveting piece of investigative journalism.
March 16, 2017
It's not a film you'll soon forget.
October 10, 2016
Tickled is an unexpectedly engrossing documentary that's built around the hitherto unexplored (on film anyway) world of "competitive endurance tickling".
August 25, 2016
It would be unfair to spoil the surprises in David Farrier and Dylan Reeve's investigative documentary Tickled, but the premise should be enough to draw you in.
August 21, 2016
It's hard to explain how cleverly the film is structured without giving away crucial twists.
August 18, 2016
A stranger-than-fiction voyage into that cultural abyss known as the internet.
August 15, 2016
Unexpected and brilliant.
July 1, 2016
The film is an investigative thriller that unravels the deep web of lies, threats and deceit that festers in the dark corners of the internet, and shows how online behavior can have damaging, real-world implications.
July 1, 2016
It's fun, exciting, freakish filmmaking.
June 30, 2016
There are lessons to be learned here; hopefully, they will shine through the murk.
June 30, 2016
These are really stories about power, shame, and the law.
June 30, 2016
Like the activity of its title, "Tickled" is funny until it most decidedly isn't.
June 30, 2016
Not quite answering every question it asks, "Tickled" still opens a dangerous "can of worms" of stranger-than-fiction journalism.
June 30, 2016
The dangers of the internet have rarely been presented so convincingly.
June 24, 2016
This New Zealand doc tickles the funny bone but also chills the spine. It delves into a goofy fetish that leads down serious and unsettling paths.
June 24, 2016
What starts off as a light-hearted, quirky portrait of a "competitive tickling" competition quickly turns into a deadly serious investigation about the destructive powers of the Internet and the perversity of those lurking behind its digital walls.
June 23, 2016
Though his lighthearted tone has difficulties keeping up with each new sinister discovery, Farrier has exposed in the least likely setting the network of power and money that preys on the weak with impunity.
June 23, 2016
What was meant at the start to be a humorous fluff piece about dudes who tickle each other for fun and profit turns into a mission: To find and reveal the elusive czar of this underground tickling empire and to expose its true intentions.
June 22, 2016
It's a documentary that for about one minute seems as though it's going to be as fey and quirky as its title. But far from a jolly little film about odd, harmless people, it's dark, weird and menacing.
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