Unspooled (2008)

The compelling story behind the most talked about film in the history of New York University Film School comes to the screen courtesy of documentary filmmaker Keir Moreano. Maurice Singer was an overly confident N.Y.U. Film School senior… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: April 23, 2008
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V.A. Musetto
New York Post

What we see of Bemoana makes us wish for its completion and release, in which case Unspooled -- directed by Keir Moreano, a member of the Bemona crew -- would make a dandy DVD extra.

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Ed Gonzalez
Slant Magazine

A more interesting exposť would have elaborated on the dreams of film schoolers and how Singer's ostensibly privileged upbringing gives him an advantage few in his league ever get.

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Laura Kern
New York Times

Unfortunately allows an overly dramatic approach (and score) to eclipse its much-needed sense of irony.

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Aaron Hillis
Village Voice

What could've been a poignantly humbling portrait of passionate young hopefuls confronting the harsh, masochistic realities of filmmaking is instead a whiny, woe-is-us postmortem.

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