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  • 75
    Peter Travers Rolling Stone

    The film goes beyond historical anecdotes. Besides fresh and funny insights from the likes of Norman Mailer and John Waters, it shows how little censorship politics have changed from Nixon to Bush. show more

  • 75
    Mick LaSalle San Francisco Chronicle

    Does a fine job. show more

  • 88
    Mike Clark USA Today

    Inside Deep Throat, an NC-17 documentary that deftly chronicles the fallout -- with about 15 seconds of hard-core footage -- has some surprise credits. show more

  • 75
    Steven Rea Philadelphia Inquirer

    Offers a diverting tale of erstwhile indie filmmaking and the power of porn to generate change - both at the box office and in the bedroom. show more

  • 63
    Jack Mathews New York Daily News

    Beautifully assembled and edited by Fenton Bailey and Randy Barbato ("The Eyes of Tammy Faye") and is often very funny. show more

  • 70
    Kirk Honeycutt The Hollywood Reporter

    Provocative and perceptive. show more

  • 75
    Roger Ebert Chicago Sun-Times

    Inside Deep Throat, a documentary that premiered at Sundance and is now going into national release, was made not on the fringes but by the very establishment itself. show more

  • 75
    David Sterritt Christian Science Monitor

    The doc is longer on historical interest than original insights or analysis. show more

  • 75
    Rene Rodriguez Miami Herald

    Considering the seedy nature of the adult film industry and the sad fates of many of its stars, Inside Deep Throat is surprisingly light on tragedy. show more

  • 75
    Lou Lumenick New York Post

    A thorough but highly entertaining documentary details the making of the notorious 1972 film, the series of legal battles that helped make it immensely popular and the flick's considerable cultural legacy. show more

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