Go Go Tales
Go Go Tales (2007)

Indie stalwart Abel Ferrara helms this quirky comedy about the goings-on at a downtown cabaret. Willem Defoe stars as Ray Ruby, the proprietor of a joint where all of the dancing girls have big dreams of working their way up to bigger and… More

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Manohla Dargis
New York Times

A touching and tender valentine to a lost New York, a city that now exists only as a hallucination.

Robert Koehler

Ferrara is in a wonderfully loose and comedic mood.

Kam Williams

An alternately earthy and stylized cross of Robert Altman and Federico Fellini where the freaks trump the tramps as the main attraction.

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J. Hoberman
Village Voice

A highly personal movie, Go Go Tales finds Ferrara in a frenzied yet pensive mode.

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Duane Byrge
Hollywood Reporter

Amazingly dunderheaded.

Chris Cabin

big-hearted, unabashedly cheesy and larger-than-life

Joshua Rothkopf
Time Out

A typically lax late-period Ferrara work, far from the glories of King of New York.

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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

For action there's exotic dancers to ogle.

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Victoria Alexander

In Ferrera's strip club, the owner sings a sad love song on stage.

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