For No Good Reason
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In Theaters April 25 (4 days)
Experience 15 years in the life of acclaimed illustrator Ralph Steadman, whose surreal, often confrontational artwork is frequently associated with Gonzo journalist Hunter S. Thompson thanks to such books as Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas and The Curse of Lono. A look back at Steadman's remarkable career offers a glimpse into his vivid imagination as interviews with Johnny Depp, Terry Gilliam, Richard E. Grant, Tim Robbins and others offer insight into the man behind the legend. Meanwhile, Steadman watches as his drawings are brought to life through the magic of animation for the very… More
Rotten Tomatoes Score: 50%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"Nothing special, but enjoyable nonetheless."
‑ Erik McClanahan, Minneapolis Star Tribune
"Charlie Paul isn't content to let his stock footage and interviewees lead for him, driven as he is to "make something out of a frame of mind," though to needlessly busy effect."
‑ Ed Gonzalez, Slant Magazine
"The inventively shot and constructed documentary "For No Good Reason" is an absorbing look at the unique, surreal work of British cartoonist Ralph Steadman."
‑ Gary Goldstein, Los Angeles Times
"Paul's decision to pepper the proceedings with animated stretches, which surely sounded good on paper, proves relatively disastrous..."
‑ David Nusair, Reel Film Reviews
"Rarely has a film's title been so apt."
‑ Jordan Hoffman, New York Daily News
"Ponderous and lofty but not without its laid-back charms and insights."
‑ Shaun Munro, What Culture
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