REVIEWS

A LABOR OF LOVE Reviews:

“Superb … A Labor of Love certainly deserves the resurrection and the raves.”
– JEFF KUYKENDALL, MIDNIGHT ONLY (2012)

A Labor of Love is a lost vérité masterpiece … a movie-about-movies documentary classic.”
– HADRIAN BELOVE, CINEFAMILY (2011)

A Labor of Love is a fascinating and valuable time capsule of the sexual revolution circa 1976.”
DAN’S MOVIE BLOG (2011)

*** “…Full of natural comedy…a fine document of the sometimes goofy, often awkward American sexual revolution.”
– GENE SISKEL, CHICAGO TRIBUNE

“An absorbing document…captures what pornography cannot permit: the human reality of the sexual experience.”
– ROGER EBERT, CHICAGO SUN-TIMES

“One of the funniest films so far this year…a true human comedy.”
– GREG TAUBENECK, NBC NEWS AND INFORMATION SERVICE

“Sometimes leaves you squirming in your seat and sometimes roaring with laughter.”
– MITZI BOOTZIN, PIONEER PRESS PAPERS

“…ranges from the comical to the ludicrous and incites feelings that run from sadness down to acute depression.”
– CHARLES CHAMPLIN, LOS ANGELES TIMES

” …a good movie, sometimes poignant, often hilarious, always vivid.”
– JOHANNA STEINMETZ, WTTW-TV, CHANNEL 11 (PBS)

“Far more entertaining than most films I’ve seen this year.”
– BILL NIGUT, CHICAGO BYLINE, CHANNEL 32

“One of the best films about the process of filmmaking we’ve seen.”
– MIDWEST FILM CONFERENCE

“Flaxman and Goldman have managed to assemble a profoundly anti-erotic, but richly comic statement.”
– RON POWERS, CHICAGO SUN-TIMES

“…highly craftsmaniike, intelligent and thoroughly entertaining…a frequently hysterical group portrait.”
– LLOYD SACHS, VARIETY

“…cuts through all the garbage and puffery surrounding cinematic sex.”
– PHILLIP BERROL, DAILY NORTHWESTERN

“…full of unique glimpses into the human comedy.”
– VIRGINIA WRIGHT WEXMAN, READER

“…exposes much more than the hysterically funny situations which naturally evolve.”
– MORGAN CHAPMAN, LOS ANGELES HERALD EXAMINER

“…a brilliant documentary, one which should be seen by everyone.”
– LEW KOCH, DENVER POST

“…confirms the notion that people not trying to be funny may often be hilarious.”
– TIM MCGLYNN, imdb.com

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