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759 Ratings


Directed by Errol Morris
United States, 2010


Thirty years before the antics of Lindsay, Paris and Britney, Joyce McKinney made her mark as a peerless tabloid queen. Academy Award winning filmmaker Errol Morris (The Fog of War) follows the salacious adventures of this beauty queen with an IQ of 168.

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Tabloid Directed by Errol Morris

Critics reviews

Errol Morris at his most Errol Morris-esque, with a narrative structure that slowly reveals secrets about its subjects, then slyly urges you to doubt their veracity; a fleet sense of momentum that can feel like running furiously in a circle; old photographs and newspaper ads presented as fetish objects; and eccentric talking heads that come to seem (like the creations of Joel and Ethan Coen) like parodies of themselves.
July 15, 2011
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I found Tabloid a ripping yarn, full of stranger-than-fiction twists and turns that I didn’t anticipate.
September 16, 2010
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Morris’s applies a high glaze of amusement to his characteristic thriller instincts.
September 13, 2010
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