• Released
  • August 24, 2001
  • 1 hr 30 min
  • Comedy
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Entertainment Weekly

By Owen Gleiberman
It's not every comedy that can make you laugh with ridicule and cringe in empathetic horror at the same time.
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Rolling Stone

By Peter Travers
As heartfelt as it is hilarious.
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The New York Times

By Stephen Holden
This hilarious fake documentary -- deserves a place beside the comedies of Christopher Guest in the hall of fame of semi-deadpan spoofs.
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New York Post

By Jonathan Foreman
It turns into something that is much smarter, and in a gentle, low-key way, tougher and funnier than you expect.
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San Francisco Chronicle

Often hilarious mockumentary.
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New York Daily News

By Jami Bernard
The cottage industry of the mockumentary has produced another pleasing trifle, the cute and smart Lisa Picard Is Famous.
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Mr. Showbiz

By Michael Atkinson
As amusing and sharply performed as it is, Lisa Picard quickly grows thin and dull. Perhaps it would have been better as a real documentary, with Kirk and DeWolf simply playing their pathetic selves.
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Boston Globe

By Jay Carr
Intermittently engaging but inescapably overextended.
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Chicago Tribune

By Michael Wilmington
It's a nice little film, likable but not exceptional, and it will probably appeal most strongly to actors, would be-actors, wannabes and ex-actors.
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TV Guide

By Maitland McDonagh
The result is often quite funny, without ever managing to say anything especially new or perceptive about fame and the culture of celebrity.
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57 out of 100
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