Pecker Synopsis
An amateur Baltimore photographer (Edward Furlong) gains overnight fame.
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80

Film Threat

By Ron Wells
Waters brilliantly skewers the pretensions of the New York art world and culture, and uses real people from that world in the process.
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80

Film Threat

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Sure, it's lighthearted fare, but that doesn't make it any less of a good film.
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75

Christian Science Monitor

By David Sterritt
Waters fills the movie with his usual touches of outrageously bad taste, but beneath the sophomoric shocks his story has a serious message...
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60

Empire

By Angie Errigo
His unique vision as a committed artist and unrepentantly crude joker makes this sweet, disarming, intelligent fun.
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50

San Francisco Chronicle

By Peter Stack
The film is never truly funny, but it's an amusing novelty, gaining strength from smart characterizations and sly cogency about the way...
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50

San Francisco Examiner

By
It starts out well and winds up no worse than most of the stuff that comes out of Hollywood.
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50

ReelViews

By James Berardinelli
The content is actually pretty bland -- it's not incisive, it's not daring, it's not uproarious, and it's not very good.
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50

Chicago Sun-Times

By Roger Ebert
Waters follows these characters through their 15 minutes of fame without ever churning up very much interest in them.
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25

The Globe and Mail (Toronto)

By Ray Conlogue
It's a turning-the-tables story a five-year-old could appreciate -- except for the confusing crowd scenes and haphazard camera work....
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25

Entertainment Weekly

By Owen Gleiberman
Watching Pecker, his rickety new comedy about a teenage Baltimore shutterbug, it becomes clear that Waters has grown color-blind to his own...
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