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Crazy Horse Review

  • Release Date: Jan 18, 2012
  • Runtime: 2 hr. 14 min.
  • Genres: Documentary
  • Director:Frederick Wiseman

Movies.com Critics

4.0

Dave White Profile

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4.0

Grae Drake Profile

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  • 4.0
    72

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  • 70

    out of 100

    The Hollywood Reporter Todd McCarthy

    Most disappointingly, the dancers never get their close-ups; whether by choice or by some enforced arrangement, Wiseman doesn't approach the gorgeous women to give them the chance to tell their side of what it's like to work at the Crazy Horse.

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  • 75

    out of 100

    Chicago Sun-Times Roger Ebert

    The Crazy Horse Saloon in Paris is famous for its "erotic chic" revues, but I found nothing either erotic or chic in this reduction of body parts to geometrical displays.

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  • 75

    out of 100

    Chicago Tribune Michael Phillips

    One Crazy Horse staffer, also female, is asked on camera by a visiting journalist to define the cabaret's notion of eroticism. To "suggest," she says. To "seduce."

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  • 91

    out of 100

    Entertainment Weekly Lisa Schwarzbaum

    Completing his wonderful French cultural trilogy that also includes portraits of the Comédie-Fran¸aise and the Paris Opera Ballet, indefatigable documentarian Frederick Wiseman freely, unobtrusively prowls the joint to create a movie that respects the serious work involved in simulating the sensations of pleasure.

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