Rockets Redglare!
Rockets Redglare! (2004)

Luis Fernandez de la Reguera directs the documentary Rockets Redglare!, a portrait of the New York personality from his early days around '50s hustlers to the East Village crowd of the '80s to his tragic death in 2001. Born Michael… More

Rated: R
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Release Date: November 16, 2004
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Critic Score: 33% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Jay Boyar
Orlando Sentinel

The film goes on too long, repeats itself and has a reality-TV tendency to wallow in the tawdry.

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Jorge Morales
Village Voice

There's a human tragedy here waiting to be told; what we get, however, is a sordid, grotesque freak show.

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John McMurtrie
San Francisco Chronicle

Much of the movie drag.

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Steve Schneider
Orlando Weekly

The cheap-looking video won't win any Kodak awards, yet it's an appropriate compliment to the squalor of Redglare's biography.

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Anita Gates
New York Times

Maybe the world has just seen too many outrageous East Village characters at this point, but Morra comes off as nothing special.

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