I Shot Andy Warhol Synopsis
Andy Warhol (Jared Harris) protege Valerie Solanas (Lili Taylor) shoots artist in 1968.
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San Francisco Chronicle

By Edward Guthmann
Typically, films about '60s subculture recycle the same set of media cliches and teach us nothing. Harron approaches the milieu with...
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100

Entertainment Weekly

By Owen Gleiberman
As riveting as its title.
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89

Austin Chronicle

By Marjorie Baumgarten
Mary Harron's movie turns out to be anything but a sensationalistic bio-picture; it neither sanctifies nor demonizes the shooter or her...
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88

Rolling Stone

By Peter Travers
Immensely entertaining and provocative.
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88

USA Today

By Mike Clark
A cool and clinical reportorial remembrance whose very title reminds us who Solanas was. [3 May 1996, p. 10D]
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88

Chicago Sun-Times

By Roger Ebert
Lili Taylor plays Solanas as mad but not precisely irrational. She gives the character spunk, irony and a certain heroic courage.
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75

San Francisco Examiner

After more than an hour of fun, the film turns dark as Solanas' mental state worsens. Not only does the brilliant kook wear out her welcome...
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75

Christian Science Monitor

By David Sterritt
Buoyed by Lili Taylor's explosive acting, the movie paints a vivid portrait of Warhol's eccentric universe without stinting on lurid...
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75

ReelViews

By James Berardinelli
This is a film of powerful ideas, impressive set design, and compelling performances.
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60

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The film does nothing to demythologize the '60s; rather, it uses prevailing myths as a substitute for critical thinking.
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