Listen Up Philip Movie Information

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Overall Rank: 4866

Average Rating: 2.9/4

# of Ratings: 8

Theatrical Release Date: 10/21/2014

Blu-ray/DVD Release Date: 03/10/2015

Language: English

Genre: Drama

MPAA Rating: NR

Director: Alex Ross Perry

Actors: Krysten Ritter, Elisabeth Moss, Jason Schwartzman, Jess Weixler, Jonathan Pryce, Kate Lyn Sheil

Plot: An author with anger issues slowly unravels as his second novel nears publication. He is given a chance to finally relax when his idol offers him an isolated summer home - the perfect time to reflect on his favorite subject - himself. -- Chris Kavan

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Listen Up Philip- Carnivorous Couch Review

CarnivorousCouch - wrote on 02/23/2017

This is a great snapshot of the literary world, a merciless and perceptive look at a dark character, and also has one of the all-time great portraits of enduring a break-up. Click the link below to read the review with stills from the film.

An artist walks a fine line when choosing to make art about the flaws and failings of other artists. There are a plethora of traps one can fall into when making a work that aims to dissect the fallible human beings behind the artistic process. If the artist pulls their punches too much, what purports to be probing can come off looking less like critique and more like an act of self-congratulation. I found this to be the case in this year’s Birdman, which held itself out as a takedown of the pettiness and …

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Misanthrop - wrote on 07/09/2016

Perrys dritter Film erregte das Aufsehen der Indie Gemeinde auf dem Sundance Filmfestival. Im Mittelpunkt steht ein egozentrischer Autor, Philip, der hier mit Perrys eigenem unerschrockenem Realismus vorgeführt wird. Perrys Regie-Vorbilder erkennen wir unschwer und doch kann man ihn nur schwer vergleichen. Zynismus, Selbstgerechtigkeit und der Tod sind seine Themen. Eingeführt werden wir durch die Stimme des Erzählers (oder ist der nur eine Einbildung von Philip?). Der Erzähler ist voreingenommen und dabei unfehlbar. Eine Kostprobe? "Philip returned to his pitiful life at the college". Nicht dass der Erzähler den Eindruck hätte, Philips Leben sei erbärmlich - es ist ein Fakt. Philip mag talentiert sein, aber auch gemein und arrogant. Im Grunde hat er keinerlei Mitgefühl für …

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