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October 7, 2015
Its characters are caricatures who almost defy empathy, although it's possible that Mr. Rodrigues isn't the one to blame in that some people do choose to live such one-dimensional lives.
April 9, 2011
Well-acted and unflinching, but tedious, pretentious, overlong and tonally uneven.
Full Review | Original Score: 4.8521/10
October 3, 2009
Despite the hothouse atmosphere or the backstage tantrums and a suicide attempt, [director] Rodrigues lowers the temperature with his slow, steady camera for a flabby 138 minutes.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
September 23, 2009
Joao Pedro Rodrigues's perspective on cinema and life, in a nutshell: All the world's a stage, and everyone in it is a drama queen.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
April 8, 2011
The praise for this static, overlong, stagebound work is a mystery to me.
Full Review | Original Score: 1/4
April 6, 2011
Indulging Rodriguez's ugliness limits the image of gay life and gay culture to negativity and grotesquerie.
April 29, 2011
While indebted to Fassbinder, Rodrigues finds his own distinct register of melodrama and demonstrates an ability to up the stakes with unexpected stylistic choices or dramatic coups.
April 6, 2011
A mysterious, fabulously sad fable about the final months of a fado-singing, pooch-pampering drag diva.
April 7, 2011
[Refuses] to soften the harsher personal truths faced by aging professional salesmen of erotic fantasy.
Read More | Original Score: 3.5/5
April 7, 2011
humane and tender
| Original Score: 4/5
April 6, 2011
It fulfills the promise of its title with hard-hitting compassion and a crystal-clear sense of grace.
September 29, 2009
Just be the trippiest film released this year, with several of the most delicious transvestites around being truly absurd. Who knew? Drag and Death, a match made in heaven.
Full Review | Original Score: 8/10
September 11, 2009
The camera also lingers in slow and stylized shots, generating strange images (a chicken bone in a fish-filled aquarium) that are elusive in meaning yet undeniable in visual impact.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
April 7, 2011
The film is filled with striking, sometimes painful images...
Full Review | Original Score: B
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