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Beautiful Darling

Not Yet Rated In Theaters 04/22/2011 , 80min.
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Eric Kohn
Beautiful Darling not only explains the appeal of its subject; it actively contributes to her ongoing mystique. Full Review
Keith Uhlich
Time Out New York
The film isn't blinded by Candy's beauty and celebrity; it digs critically, if still empathetically, beneath. Full Review
Loren King
Boston Globe
As fascinating as the material is, like so much of popular culture it doesn't hold up well out of context. Full Review
Lou Lumenick
New York Post
James Rasin's documentary is surprisingly the first to focus on one of Warhol's biggest attractions, the attractive male-to-female transsexual Candy Darling, best known for inspiring Lou Reed's song "A Walk on the Wild Side." Full Review
Melissa Anderson
Village Voice
Denied the opportunity to see Candy at her best, simultaneously mocking and paying homage to golden-age glamour, viewers instead get too much of Jeremiah Newton, a close friend of the actress's and guardian of her papers, personal effects, and ashes (and one of Beautiful Darling's producers). Full Review

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