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Superstar in a Housedress: The Life and Legend of Jackie Curtis Review

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Critics scores range from 0 to 100, with higher scores indicating more favorable reviews.

  • 4.0
    71

    out of 100

    Metascore®
    Generally favorable reviews
    based on a weighted average of all
    critic review scores.

  • 63

    out of 100

    Chicago Tribune Michael Wilmington

    It's an engrossing peek at an era that now seems as meteoric, crazy and distant as the Roaring Twenties.

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  • 75

    out of 100

    Entertainment Weekly Owen Gleiberman

    In Superstar in a Housedress, Curtis remains frozen in his flamboyance. The most resonant parts of the movie are, oddly, the interviews with his fellow glam bohemians.

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  • 80

    out of 100

    Variety

    Fan, friend and documentarian Craig Highberger delivers the goods with rare clips of the inimitable Jackie in Off-Off Broadway shows written by the star. The shaky, blurry quality of this never-before-seen archival footage shot by the helmer only adds to pic's surreal shoestring mystique.

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  • 80

    out of 100

    Village Voice J. Hoberman

    A fabulously fond and entertaining tribute to the quick-witted Lower East Side kid.

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