Stella Street
Stella Street (2004)

A satirical glimpse at the early 21st century in which impressionists Phil Cornwell and John Sessions send up celebrity culture, including: Keith Richards and Mick Jagger, who run a corner shop; Jack Nicholson and Al Pacino, who rub… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: January 18, 2005
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Stephen Whitty
Newark Star-Ledger

The idea doesn't travel well, either from Britain to America, or from TV to the movies.

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Jami Bernard
New York Daily News

The audience will be small for Stella Street, a daft mockumentary based on a BBC-TV skit about celebrities who converge on suburbia.

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David Cornelius
eFilmCritic.com

One decent Michael Caine impersonation alone, it turns out, does not qualify you for a major motion picture.

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Michael Rechtshaffen
Hollywood Reporter

What might have achieved a degree of cult status across the pond when it was aired in 10-minute installments, struggles to pass big-screen scrutiny in a feature-length treatment that hinges on the flimsiest of plot lines.

Megan Lehmann
New York Post

A sporadically amusing curiosity that falls short of effectively satirizing the public's fixation with the minutiae of celebrity lives.

Tony Medley
tonymedley.com

Two people walked out of the screening in the first half hour and the man sitting next to me slept through it. When it doesn't work, it doesn't work.

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Peter Hartlaub
San Francisco Chronicle

The impersonations are hit and miss to the point of distraction.

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Anita Gates
New York Times

The cast of the popular BBC sketch-comedy series reunites for a feature-length comedy, but the concept doesn't translate well to the longer form.

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Ken Fox
TV Guide's Movie Guide

What's funny at five minutes can be tragedy at 90.

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