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You Don’t Nomi

Jun 10 — Jul 2, 2020

MoMI is partnering with RLJ Entertainment and Variance Films to bring You Don’t Nomi directly to Museum members and patrons to view from home. To support the Museum, please use the link below to watch the film. 

View the film here – link will be active on June 10 (Tickets: $9.99) 

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You Don’t Nomi

Dir. Jeffrey McHale. 2019, 92 mins. How did one of the most reviled films of all time become an audience favorite and critical darling? You Don’t Nomi revisits Paul Verhoeven’s notorious 1995 movie Showgirls 25 years after it premiered to negative reviews, public scorn, and box office failure. Debut filmmaker Jeffrey McHale brings together archival footage, visual analysis, and critical perspective from a variety of partisans—including Adam Nayman, April Kidwell, Haley Mlotek, and Peaches Christ—to explore the complicated, fascinating afterlife of a film that has become an improbable topic of critical conversation and academic study. A RLJ Entertainment release. View trailer.

“Smartly analytical and entertaining”—David Rooney, The Hollywood Reporter