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From America's greatest beardsman, to Morgan Spurlock's own mustache, Executive Producers Will Arnett, Jason Bateman and Ben Silverman bring us a hilarious look at men's identity in the 21st century. Models, actors, experts and comedians weigh in on what it is to be a man in a world where the definition of masculinity has become as diverse as a hipster's facial hair in Williamsburg. The hilarious follicles of men's idiosyncratic grooming habits are thoroughly combed over as men finally take a long hard look in the mirror. -- (C) Official Site

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Rotten Tomatoes Score: 25%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"An amusing if slight look at the grooming, preening and stylistic ways of the 21st century man."
‑ Richard Roeper, Richard
"As documentaries go, this is lip gloss."
‑ Tom Long, Detroit News
"You'll forget about this one while you're still watching it."
‑ Kelly Vance, East Bay Express
"Just because the film's subject is surfaces doesn't mean it only warrants a slight, surface treatment."
‑ Michael Dequina,
"The one thing I want to do after watching this movie is to look up the product Fresh Balls. Yes! It does exactly what the product is called. That sounds awesome!"
‑ Austin Kennedy, Sin Magazine
"It's more first-person journal and travelogue than it is cultural archaeology, and as such it's basically OK."
‑ Andrew O'Hehir,
"The movie purports to be a lighthearted look at changing notions of masculinity and appearance. But unless you find something intrinsically hilarious about a man getting a pedicure, laughs are scarce."
‑ Farran Smith Nehme, New York Post
"Reality TV lacks Spurlock's sly willingness to let the eccentric explain themselves, rather than letting them appear foolish. It's not deep, but then, it's about vanity."
‑ Marshall Fine, Hollywood & Fine
"Mansome is arguably [Spurlock's] most insignificant, lightweight effort to date. Never mind that it doesn't provide any answers; it barely even asks a question."
‑ Jeffrey M. Anderson, Common Sense Media
"You get a feeling of haste from this film, as if onto something, but maybe doesn't have the time or patience to stick with it to widen his approach and find sharper people to sharpen his material."
‑ Roger Moore, McClatchy-Tribune News Service
"There's no real center to the film's potentially insightful topic, with Spurlock never zeroing in on a cohesive message."
‑ Gary Goldstein, Los Angeles Times
"This complete waste of 82 minutes finds documentarian Morgan Spurlock taking a look at current trends in men's grooming, featuring interviews with a random sampling of people who have no idea what they're talking about - but they're famous."
‑ Mick LaSalle, San Francisco Chronicle
"Spurlock seems to be wholeheartedly interested in the motivating factors behind manscaping and other choices men make about their appearances."
‑ Shannon M. Houston, Paste Magazine
"A lighthearted and entertaining, but ultimately inconsequential look at masculine identity as seen through the varied grooming habits of the modern male."
‑ Ezra Stead,
"Too often the film just feels repetitive or irrelevant."
‑ Todd Jorgenson,
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