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Tim's Vermeer

Reviews

  • Indiewire  Reviews

    The Best Indie Movies of 2014 So Far: From 'Birdman' to Whitey Bulger

    Some of 2014's best festival films are opening in theaters this weekend. Five new films join the list this week, bringing the overall total to 70.

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  • Leonard Maltin  Reviews

    Tim’s Vermeer

    An improbable subject has inspired a unique documentary which comes with an unusual pedigree: it was produced by those inventive magicians Penn and Teller, and directed by Teller. (Photo by Luren Jenison)

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  • Thompson on Hollywood  Reviews

    This Weekend, See Oscar Shut-Outs 'Labor Day' and 'Tim's Vermeer'

    The steady stream of Oscar prestige movies has finally cooled, so with the end of an era come two last-minute Academy shut-outs, "Labor Day" and "Tim's Vermeer," as well as a romantic comedy for the guys, "That Awkward Moment."

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  • Indiewire  Reviews

    Review: An Inventor Learns to Paint, But Is It Art? Exploring 'Tim's Vermeer'

    A spirited look at the quest of an eccentric entrepreneur intent on uncovering the cryptic technique of Dutch painter Johannes Vermeer, "Tim's Vermeer" plays less like the sort of exposé of trickery one might expect of Penn & Teller and instead focuses on the nature of desiring answers to unsolvable...

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  • Caryn James  Reviews

    Penn & Teller Conjure 'Tim's Vermeer'

    Did Vermeer paint by numbers? Tim Jenison, a software innovator with lots of time, imagination and money to throw around, has an idea that comes close to that. In Tim's Vermeer, the delightful new documentary narrated by Penn and directed by Teller, we watch as Jenison tries out his theory.

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