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70
Based on 27 Critics
  • Comedian Patton Oswalt triumphantly nails every comic and dramatic nuance as Paul Aufiero, a New York Giants obsessive who has long ago moved from fan to fanatic. show more

  • Siegel, in his debut as director, shot the low-budget Big Fan on a digital camera and achieves an appropriately grimy, gritty look. He has an eye for the telling detail and for the comedy in tragedy. show more

  • It's an unsettling, "Taxi Driver"-like character study that shows the underside to hero worship and the primal world of professional football. show more

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