He's Way More Famous Than You
He's Way More Famous Than You (2013)

When once-up-and-coming indie film starlet Halley Feiffer loses her boyfriend, her agent and her career in one fell swoop she finally realizes that something has got to change...she has to become WAY MORE FAMOUS! Armed with a stolen script… More

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Rated: PG-13
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Genre: Comedy
Release Date: May 10, 2013
DVD Release Date: September 23, 2013
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Sheri Linden
Los Angeles Times

The farce is so light on its feet that it's buoyant.

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Andy Webster
New York Times

This frenetic movie has moments of wit, and Ms. Feiffer, a seasoned screen and Broadway performer, has range, stamina and charisma.

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Christine N. Ziemba
Paste Magazine

While on some level, He's Way More Famous Than You successfully skewers the cult of celebrity and the entertainment business, it ultimately marginalizes itself from the audience because of the un-likability of the leading character.

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Justin Chang

Self-pity, self-parody and self-destruction are blurred to cringe-inducing effect in He's Way More Famous Than You.

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Joe Neumaier
New York Daily News

Feiffer sometimes gets snagged on the look-at-me nature of her meta-performance, veering from pathological to pathetic, and not always in the best way.

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David Noh
Film Journal International

Anything-goes, loopily autobiographical romp about the travails of a desperate actress it would be a nightmare to encounter in real life. But haven't we all, on some level?

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Farran Smith Nehme
New York Post

The screenplay never meshes its ideas into one satirical story or even a series of sketches with individually coherent points. A little meta goes a long, long way.

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Nick Schager
Village Voice

A self-referential, insider farce about the hunger for Hollywood stardom, He's Way More Famous Than You is-like its leading lady-as unhinged as it is hilarious.

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Diego Semerene
Slant Magazine

It would have been nice if the film had surrendered to its lunacy more blatantly, more carelessly.

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