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  • 75
    Ken Fox TV Guide

    Zizek as a larger-than-life figure who manages to engage you even when you're not entirely sure what he's going on about. show more

  • 50
    Boston Globe

    Zizek is a revolutionary playing a comedian playing a revolutionary. Which makes him worth watching, even in this movie. show more

  • 25
    Lou Lumenick New York Post

    Hyperactive. show more

  • 75
    Sean Axmaker Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    The film attempts to put Zizek's philosophy into practical, accessible terms. Accessible, of course, being a relative term. show more

  • 70
    Chicago Reader

    The documentary bravely risks giving Zizek its own one-way hug. show more

  • 60
    Noel Murray The A.V. Club

    It's a straightforward, relatively style-free piece, primarily of interest to those who want to hear Zizek's pronouncements. But what distinguishes the film is Zizek's peculiar self-awareness, which borders on paranoia show more

  • 50
    Michael Atkinson Village Voice

    Taylor traipses around after Zizek on a continent-hopping lecture tour, and we get a face full of the man's tireless analysis, in a style that can only be characterized as hyperactive grizzly bear, complete with spit-spewing speech impediment. show more

  • 50
    Dana Stevens The New York Times

    Entertaining without being especially illuminating. If you must see only one documentary about a Slovene philosopher this year, it might be better to read his books. show more

  • 50
    Eddie Cockrell Variety

    A little bit of Slovene philosopher Slavoj Zizek goes a long way. In the verbose profile documentary Zizek! there's a lot of esoteric, eccentric theories, and little context within his globetrotting life. show more

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