They Shoot Movies, Don't They?
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They Shoot Movies, Don't They? is a "pseudo-documentary" about Tom Paulson (Tom Wilson), a filmmaker attempting to get financing to complete his feature film, entitled "Mirage." The director, Frank Gallagher, narrates, describing how Paulson was a hot baseball prospect before an injury ended his athletic career. Paulson then turned to film, and got a development deal at Universal right out of college. Frustrated with waiting for the studio to approve one of his projects, Paulson gave up his lucrative deal at Universal and threw all his money into his own independent… More
Rotten Tomatoes Score: 40%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

‑ David Nusair, Reel Film Reviews
"This is not a pretty picture of Hollywood at all, and this, not the hook of the hoax, is why we keep watching."
‑ David Cornelius,
"... Tom Paulson was ultimately done in by his fear of failure and success (and a clever script for the making of a film called Mirage.)"
‑ Kevin A. Ranson,
"The film's critique of a cold Hollywood said nothing new."
‑ Dennis Schwartz, Ozus' World Movie Reviews
"I can only recommend Movies for those who have a desire to fund independent films."
‑ David Levine,
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