Tabloid Synopsis
Former Miss Wyoming Joyce McKinney kidnaps a Mormon missionary with whom she is obsessed.
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Chicago Sun-Times

By Roger Ebert
It is a spellbinding enigma, and one of the damnedest films Morris has ever made.
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100

Entertainment Weekly

By Owen Gleiberman
At 88 minutes, Tabloid is short and sweet (it's pure movie candy), but by the end we've forged an emotional connection to Joyce McKinney at...
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88

Philadelphia Inquirer

By Steven Rea
There's nothing mean-spirited, or judgmental, about the way Morris goes about his business - he must have been kicking himself with glee as...
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75

Boston Globe

By Ty Burr
It's a guaranteed good time at the movies.
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75

San Francisco Chronicle

By Mick LaSalle
Morris is a storyteller of the highest order, and within seconds, he draws us into his subject, doling out details, making us wonder what...
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70

Movieline

By Stephanie Zacharek
It's an amusing enough story, all right, and it adequately fills up Tabloid's 88 minutes - but a minute longer would have been too much.
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70

Wall Street Journal

By Joe Morgenstern
Errol Morris's documentary was made, and scheduled for release, long before the News of the World story broke. The smart part is that the...
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70

The Hollywood Reporter

By Stephen Farber
Morris clearly invested so much time and energy in McKinney's story because he saw her as emblematic of our crazed times. Others might...
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70

NPR

By Mark Jenkins
Tabloid spins a heck of a yarn, while implicitly warning viewers not to be so entertained that they believe every gamy detail.
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60

New York Daily News

By Elizabeth Weitzman
It's all compelling, in the way reading trashy gossip usually is. But without any new perspectives, what's the point?
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Boooring!

By movieloveratl
Expect to watch one crazy woman interviewed for what seemed like an eternity. Easily the most boring movie I can ever remember watching!...

Tabloid review

By Robin Charleston
Fascinating, weirder than fiction true story of a bizarre 1970s era escapade/debacle and the life of the even more bizarre protagonist. Entertaining from beginning through the end....

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Rated R | For Sexual content and nudity