The Blue Tooth Virgin
The Blue Tooth Virgin (2009)

One man's unguarded honesty threatens to destroy the longtime friendship between an aspiring screenwriter and a successful magazine editor in writer/director Russell Brown's blistering comedy about the high price of being truthful.… More

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Rated: R
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Genre: Comedy
Release Date: April 20, 2010
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Critic Score: 62% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Laremy Legel
Film.com

Sure, The Bluetooth Virgin may not find love right around the corner, but it's a film I'll have no problem recommending 20 years from now. That's got to count for something.

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Kevin Thomas
Los Angeles Times

It's not too much to hazard that Billy Wilder would have enjoyed The Blue Tooth Virgin.

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Robert Horton
HeraldNet

Playing like a junior version of an early David Mamet talkfest, this arch look at the ups and downs of struggling screenwriters has more than its share of well-landed zingers.

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V.A. Musetto
New York Post

Brown's film consists of a series of long, talky, humorless takes, during which the old argument about art versus commerce comes to the fore.

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Vadim Rizov
Village Voice

This is self-vindicating L.A. narcissism that tries even less hard than usual.

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William Arnold
Seattle Post-Intelligencer

The film is low budget and uneven in spots, but the dialogue is biting, Russell Brown's direction is often razor-sharp and the action climaxes with a virtuoso cameo appearance by the great Karen Black as a wily and wise script consultant.

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Ronnie Scheib
Variety

Simultaneously insightful and idiotic, the minimalist pic features a succession of experts providing their two cents on Why We Write, the pitfalls of friendship and the need for outside validation.

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Nick Schager
Time Out New York

Neither blue teeth nor virgins make appearances, but Russell Brown's torpid indie does deliver plenty of ponderous chitchat about truth, deception, criticism and artists' motivations.

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Brent Simon
Shared Darkness

Fitfully, intriguingly captures the ever-present tension between between art and commerce, and again sets on a tee the age-old question: is it an audience that makes a work a legitimate piece of art?

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