By Simon Vozick-Levinson
August 17, 2007 at 04:00 AM EDT

Spaceman Blues

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In Spaceman Blues, Neurotic Wendell Apogee combs present-day New York City in search of his vanished lover, crossing paths with cult initiates, human traffickers, washed-up rock stars, and marauding aliens.

For Fans of…
The surreal urban odyssey of Ralph Ellison’s Invisible Man; Plan Nine From Outer Space.

Bottom Line
For all its colorful characters and gonzo thrills, Brian Francis Slattery’s debut is first and foremost a moving portrait of Wendell’s grief. A-

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