TV Junkie
TV Junkie (2013)

In this documentary that focuses on the private life of a very public media figure, filmmakers Michael Cain and Matt Radeki wade through more than 3,000 of former Inside Edition correspondent Rick Kirkham's personal video footage to… More

Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: August 13, 2013
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Critic Score: 86% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Owen Gleiberman
Entertainment Weekly

A mesmerizing documentary trip to hell.

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Chase Whale

TV JUNKIE is one of the most compelling documentaries I've ever seen in my life.

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Sally Foster
Film Threat

TV Junkie is by no means easy to sit through, but will leave you with a whole new understanding of the complexities of addiction.

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Scott Foundas

In the final stretch, when TV Junkie brings on the triumph-over-adversity homilies, it not only rings false, but downright creepy.

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Nathan Rabin
The Dissolve

TV Junkie's strength lies in its brutal, unfiltered rawness and intensity. As an assemblage of uncomfortably intimate footage, it's utterly compelling and memorable.

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Jared Mobarak
The Film Stage

TV Junkie wears its authenticity on its sleeve through heavily tracked video recordings and abrupt cuts courtesy of the camcorder's lack of finesse, but that's part of its impact.

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Mike McGranaghan
Aisle Seat

This is the best movie about addiction that I've ever seen.

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Nicki Marie
Starts off interesting - then heads into harrowing. Seriously, I thought this guy was going to end up dead by the end of it. Very brave of him to tell a story… More