Guest of Cindy Sherman
Guest of Cindy Sherman (2008)

Analyzing his relationship with the reclusive artist Cindy Sherman leads filmmaker Paul H-O (Hasegawa-Overacker) to confront his own identity in this personal and unexpectedly humorous documentary. Paul H-O became a fixture of the New York… More

Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: April 1, 2008
DVD Release Date: February 11, 2013
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Critic Score: 70% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: The filmmakers' motivations may be suspect, but this inside look at New York art legend Cindy Sherman -- and, by extension, the culture she inhabits -- is undeniably satisfying.

Douglas Britt
Houston Chronicle

The film's restraint, along with its openness to many points of view, is not only admirable but makes for a more entertaining movie.

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V.A. Musetto
New York Post

Guest of Cindy Sherman would be fun to watch on public access some late night. But as a big-screen attraction, it never measures up.

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Laurie Henzel
Bust Magazine

Paul H-O has made both a touching boyfriend movie, and a scathing portrayal of the art world, with great footage from the 90's art scene.

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Kenneth Baker
San Francisco Chronicle

As soon as Guest of Cindy Sherman ended, I wanted to see it again for its high entertainment value and to determine better what I had just witnessed.

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Nathan Lee
New York Times

At once a fascinating behind-the-scenes glimpse, bittersweet autobiography and witty trip down art-world memory lane.

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Cynthia Fuchs
PopMatters

Paul H-O's hurt feelings over being the overlooked man in a relationship with a famous woman, are surely familiar and not especially provocative.

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David Edelstein
New York Magazine/Vulture

Remove the boldface names and there's no movie; that center does not hold.

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Joe Neumaier
New York Daily News

It's amazing that in an era of oversharing and reality TV, a doc consisting mostly of cable TV clips and personal reminiscences can be so resonant.

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Cole Smithey
ColeSmithey.com

Instantly recognizable as a guy you might have gone to college with, co-director and documentary subject, Paul H-O's personal experience, as host for a self-produced cable television art program called "Gallery Beat," speaks volumes about New York's eliti

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Flixster Audience Score: 61% Flixster User Reviews
El Hombre Invisible
Mediocre documentary concerning local public access show host, Paul H-O and the unlikely relationship with artist Cindy Sherman. While Paul protests that… More