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This film was selected to the National Film Registry, Library of Congress, in 1994. See more »

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Don't Kid Yourself
21 March 2002 | by (Connecticut) – See all my reviews

This movie is different. That's about it. It's not innovative, it's not incredibly intelligent, and it most certainly is not a classic. This guy, Bruce Conner, whose name we are made painfully aware of, may have been the first person to edit together 12 minutes of stock footage in a quasi-logical manner (most likely not). So what. I could have done it, and I could have done it a lot better. So could you, probably.

I agree that every film student should have to see this. They should have to see it as an introduction to the concept that there is a lot of crap afloat in the movie industry, and the mere fact that it's unique doesn't do a lick of good when it's neither entertaining nor intellectually-stimulating.

Congratulations, Bruce. You made a real goldbrick.


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