Chop Suey
Chop Suey (2001)

In this autobiographical film, Bruce Weber looks back on his career as both photographer and filmmaker. A photographer never knows where their work will take them; this photographer has ended up in the most incredible places - from the… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: October 5, 2001
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Critic Score: 69% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: Freeform in structure, Chop Suey captures the range of Weber's eclectic interests.

Moira MacDonald
Seattle Times

Sometimes maddeningly meandering, often intriguing.

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Kevin Thomas
Los Angeles Times

The most personal and accomplished of the several documentaries Weber has made over the years.

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Brandon Judell
indieWIRE

'Chop Suey' strives to be avant-garde and trendy. For many, it will be.

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Tom Sime
Dallas Morning News

It's as amusing, varied and instantly forgettable as an issue of Vanity Fair or Vogue, minus the fragrance samples.

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Bob Graham
San Francisco Chronicle

Anybody who expects this film to be nothing more than the equivalent of flipping through the advertisements in a slick magazine is in for a surprise.

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Jamie Russell
BBC.com

It's an eclectic film, held together only by Weber's ironic voice-over narration and the endless shots of the beautiful Johnson.

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Bruce Westbrook
Houston Chronicle

For a film by a photographer, it's awfully unfocused.

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Rene Rodriguez
Miami Herald

Weber's eclectic, grandly engaging documentary, is as personal as movies get, a generous and candid first-person exploration of the wide-ranging influences that inform the photographer's work.

Cherryl Dawson and Leigh Ann Palone
TheMovieChicks.com

Beautiful photography. Too bad the film is like a custom car up on blocks - nice to look at but it doesn't go anywhere.

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