God Save My Shoes Reviews

  • Watching "God Save My Shoes," Julie Benasra's blithely blinkered documentary, is like gorging on empty calories: flavorful, diverting and with a slightly nauseating aftertaste.

    Jeannette Catsoulis — New York Times

  • There's no escaping the fact that Benasra's doc does little more than perpetuate the myth of women-all women-as vapid materialists worshipping at the altar of Manolo Blahnik.

    Andrew Schenker — Village Voice

  • Benasra obviously has an affinity for her subject. But her alternately lighthearted and pseudo-serious approach here ultimately proves more wearisome than illuminating.

    Frank Scheck — Hollywood Reporter

  • While fascinating at times delving into shoes as emotional accessorizing, the infomercial leaning, ecstatic cluelessness of these quick fix female shoe junkies did not shed light on how corporations create unhealthy consumer imaginary needs for profit.

    Prairie Miller — WBAI Radio

  • A delicious combination of Sex and the City and a Modern Language Association convention.

    Louis Proyect — rec.arts.movies.reviews

  • Fluffy footwear documentary plays mostly like a luxe shopping promo.

    David Noh — Film Journal International

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