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  • 75
    Peter Hartlaub San Francisco Chronicle

    It's all very foul, and completely entertaining. show more

  • 80
    Joe Morgenstern Wall Street Journal

    A survey of the week wouldn't be complete without a left-handed salute--not to be confused with a backhanded compliment--to the gleeful rubbish of Not Quite Hollywood: The Wild, Untold Story of Ozploitation! show more

  • 60
    Joe Neumaier New York Daily News

    What's cool and always kicky is seeing a country's irreverent movie trash being treated with such, well, reverence. show more

  • 70
    The Hollywood Reporter

    Beyond mere titillation -- and some good-natured laughs at the expense of genre cliches -- Not Quite Hollywood has a sociological edge. show more

  • 88
    Lou Lumenick New York Post

    You might not want to watch all of "The ABC of Love and Sex Australian Style," "Turkey Shoot" or "The True Story of Eskimo Nell," but the clips on view in "Not Quite Hollywood" are a hoot. show more

  • 75
    Wesley Morris Boston Globe

    It’s as slickly enjoyable as anything you’d see on VH1. show more

  • 75
    Joe Williams St. Louis Post-Dispatch

    Of course, there's a kind of reverse snobbery in touting cheap movies over polished ones. But if Not Quite Hollywood is not quite convincing, it is quite entertaining. show more

  • 80
    Film Threat

    Plays like a fever dream that won't quit until you lose consciousness or your lunch, whichever goes first. show more

  • 80
    Village Voice

    The rise of video and the death of the drive-ins would eventually bring the curtain down on the Aussie schlock industry, but for two glorious hours, Not Quite Hollywood returns us to a time when the price of admission was cheap and the thrills even cheaper. show more

  • 80
    Los Angeles Times

    It's a kicky, slightly exhausting look at a bygone era of low-rent moviemaking, whose colorful trove of film clips should delight fans of cinematic esoterica, nostalgic schlock and high octane drive-in fare. show more

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