Queen of the Lot
Queen of the Lot (2010)

Maverick indie filmmaker Henry Jaglom moves from the sweet poignancy of his 2009 Irene in Time to knowing Hollywood satire with this romantic comedy that finds him teaming with actress Tanna Frederick for the third time. Frederick portrays… More

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Rated: R
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Genre: Drama, Comedy
Release Date: November 19, 2010
DVD Release Date: May 1, 2011
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Walter V. Addiego
San Francisco Chronicle

Mocking Tinseltown is a pretty exhausted subject, and even Jaglom, a genuine insider, has a hard time making it fresh.

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Jeannette Catsoulis
New York Times

Juggling love story, jewel heist, suicide and a hilarious 12-step meeting, Mr. Jaglom displays his usual loosey-goosey style and insider wit.

Chris Hewitt (St. Paul)
St. Paul Pioneer Press

By the end of the film, I just felt sorry for Frederick and wondered if another director might be able to find a way to showcase her better.

Colin Covert
Minneapolis Star Tribune

The best response is a big sigh.

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Lou Lumenick
New York Post

A sloppy vanity project ... rambling and toothless...

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Gerald Peary
Boston Phoenix

Josef von Sternberg had Marlene Dietrich. George Cukor had Katharine Hepburn. Henry Jaglom has, uh, Tanna Frederick.

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Wesley Morris
Boston Globe

Very little in it suggests that Jaglom has changed. But I liked it. He might have been a visionary after all.

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Eric Hynes
Time Out

Jaglom can craft a scene and stage organic conversations, but if his saps and suckers never wander beyond a hermetic view of the real world, then so what?

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Avi Offer
NYC Movie Guru

A provocative and funny satire that's somewhat uneven, awkward and contrived. Tanna Frederick once again proves to be a sexy, charismatic and immensely talented actress.

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