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  • Summary: A documentary on Community creator Dan Harmon.
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 7 out of 12
  2. Negative: 1 out of 12
  1. Reviewed by: Kimberley Jones
    Oct 22, 2014
    As much a portrait of a community as of its brilliant, de facto mayor, Harmontown is a stirring tribute to the restorative power of finding your people.
  2. Reviewed by: Oliver Lyttelton
    Mar 17, 2014
    As a portrait of a legitimately fascinating unlikely superstar, the film really works.
  3. Reviewed by: Josh Modell
    Oct 1, 2014
    The documentary Harmontown falls over itself to balance his dark and light sides, with talking heads testifying both to his rare comedic voice and his impossible-to-deal-with irascibility.
  4. Reviewed by: Brian Tallerico
    Oct 3, 2014
    The best elements of the documentary Harmontown capture the unique raw energy of Harmon.
  5. Reviewed by: Chris Packham
    Oct 2, 2014
    Berkeley includes some of the writer's unpleasant moments on the tour. But what Harmon wants, as any Community fan knows, is real connection with other human beings.
  6. Reviewed by: Elizabeth Weitzman
    Oct 2, 2014
    We never do find out what really went on behind the scenes of “Community.” But the delightful success of a charismatic loner like Crittenden could be considered one of Harmon’s greatest accomplishments.
  7. Reviewed by: Scott Tobias
    Sep 29, 2014
    The impression left by Harmontown is that the podcast and the tour are feeding the beast, worsening a pathology that casts him as the “mayor” of whatever stage he happens to be occupying at the moment.

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