• Released
  • June 6, 2008
  • NR , 1 hr 35 min
  • Documentary
83

The A.V. Club

By Noel Murray
All told, Ellison is a fascinating person to spend 96 minutes with. But you probably shouldn't risk that 97th.
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75

New York Post

By V.A. Musetto
It would seem no easy task conveying the essence of a bigger-than-life figure like Ellison in a 96-minute film. But Nelson, producer of Werner Herzog's "Grizzly Man," makes it look easy.
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75

TV Guide

By Ken Fox
Dreams With Sharp Teeth Or, Why is Harlan Ellison so gosh darned angry?
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50

Village Voice

Documentarian Erik Nelson, overcautious of his subject, is content to let Ellison luxuriate in his legacy of infamy--as a lothario, and a litigious and pugilistic combatant.
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50

The New York Times

By Nathan Lee
Directed by Erik Nelson, Dreams recalls the career of a runty young geek who evolved into a world-famous artist -- and ladies' man.
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64 out of 100
Generally favorable reviews
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