The Real Blonde
The Real Blonde (1998)

In this episodic off-beat comic spoof, iconoclastic American independent filmmaker Tom DeCillo (Living in Oblivion, Johnny Suede) skewers modern relationships, sexism, soap operas, the Holocaust, New Yorkers and the objectification of… More

Rated: R
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Genre: Drama, Comedy
Release Date: January 26, 1999
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Critic Score: 33% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Kevin Carr
7M Pictures

Not as good as other DiCillo movies, but decent.

Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

A fine looking but extremely lightweight satire from Tom DiCillo...

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David N. Butterworth
rec.arts.movies.reviews

Hard to believe this was made by the same person who brought us Living in Oblivion (with Steve Buscemi).

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Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat
Spirituality and Practice

Vividly conveys how difficult it is to discern truth from treacle in industries built upon surface glamour, fantasy, and manufactured dreams.

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Bob Satuloff
Film Journal International

Strains to build up a head of comic steam, but there's nowhere very interesting to go.

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James Sanford
rec.arts.movies.reviews

starts to seem more like an extended episode of 'The Real World,' as we're asked to care deeply about the woes, jealousies, inhibitions and fantasies of some fairly shallow people.

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Michael W. Phillips, Jr.
Goatdog's Movies

Doesn't have a lot of narrative flow, but that is ok, since the segments are funny and smartly satirical.

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Michael Dequina
TheMovieReport.com

A frustrating sit that lives up to the stereotypes of its title--it may be glossy on the surface, but there's nothing going on inside.

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Flixster Audience Score: 35% Flixster User Reviews
Leigh Ryan
Eh...
Dean L
As happens so often with ensemble cast films it seems they try to supplement the lack of plot with the number of big names they can fit into the credits. At… More
Steve B.
Disappointing, considering I enjoyed DiCillo's LIVING IN OBLIVION.