Who the $#%@ Is Jackson Pollock
Who the $#%@ Is Jackson Pollock (2006)

When Teri Horton, a 73 year-old former long-haul truck driver with an eighth grade education, bought a painting in a thrift shop for five dollars, she didn't know that it would pit her against the highest and mightiest people in the art… More

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Rated: PG-13
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Release Date: May 1, 2007
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Critic Score: 100% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Frank Scheck
Hollywood Reporter

Fascinatingly ambiguous tale and bizarre cast of characters make it one of the more entertaining documentaries in recent memory.

Ariella Budick
Newsday

For the film, the verdict is beside the point. Moses uses the plucky Horton's battle to make an oblique argument about class, and his target is the art-world Goliath.

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Louis Proyect
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A highly revealing look at class differences stemming from a dispute between a crude 73 year old woman who bought what might be a Pollock painting and her detractors in the upper echelons of the art world.

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Kyle Smith
New York Post

The movie is an entertaining stroll through a colorful gallery of characters including, in villain mode, former Metropolitan Museum of Art director Thomas Hoving.

Owen Gleiberman
Entertainment Weekly

[A] beguiling documentary detective story.

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Cole Smithey
ColeSmithey.com

The movie is an enjoyable look into the hypocrisy and prejudices of the art world as experienced by a down-to-earth woman with a heart of gold and a sense of principle to match.

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Elizabeth Weitzman
New York Daily News

By the time it's over, you'll be inspired to scour your own attic for undiscovered treasures.

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Stephen Holden
New York Times

Harry Moses' entertaining documentary portrays the debate between connoisseurship and science as a culture war.

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Christopher Null
Filmcritic.com

a fun movie that any art enthusiast ought to see

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Flixster Audience Score: 72% Flixster User Reviews
_kelly .King
A transparent look at the art world. Fascinating trucker and treasure hunter Teri Horton stumbles across what she thinks may be a Jackson Pollock, and she has… More
Marcus Woolcott
Liked this. It's a decent little documentary about the American art world and Jackson Pollock - not to mention a woman who is too stupid to accept 9… More
Laura Cameron
Teri Horton is a mother, grandmother and retired truck driver who becomes the center of a heated debate after she buys what a local art teacher suggests may be… More
Wu Chouin
Intriguing doc on hidden treasures.
William Goss
Investigative details dry compared to Horton's forward personality.
Sarah Prisbylla
A hilarious "trailer trash" lady takes on the uptight and exclusive art world...you learn some things and laugh at the extreme culture clash along the… More

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