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Smash His Camera Reviews

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Andrew Schenker
Time Out New York
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Gast's film takes off only when it recounts past conquests and grudges.

Full Review Source: Time Out New York | Original Score: 2/5

July 28, 2010
John P. McCarthy
Boxoffice Magazine

Full Review Source: Boxoffice Magazine | Original Score: 2.5/5

August 27, 2010
Chris Barsanti
Filmcritic.com

[Leon] Gast seems to have waded into this subject without much of a road map, and left it to [Ron] Galella to show him the way

Full Review Source: Filmcritic.com | Original Score: 2/5

July 30, 2010
Donald J. Levit
ReelTalk Movie Reviews

Whether on Fifth Avenue or in a Grand Ballroom or schmoozing with film crews for information, Galella is , oblivious to the feelings and havoc around him.

Full Review Source: ReelTalk Movie Reviews

July 29, 2010
Glenn Dunks
Trespass

Smash His Camera is a treasure trove for old Hollywood obsessives.

Full Review Source: Trespass

September 15, 2013
Eric Hynes
Village Voice
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Leon Gast's documentary portrait has a freewheeling charm that perfectly matches its subject.

Full Review Source: Village Voice

July 27, 2010
Nora Lee Mandel
Film-Forward.com

[T]houghtful and entertaining look at the changes in our celebrity-obsessed culture over the past 40 years as seen through a ubiquitous lens and controversial career.

Full Review Source: Film-Forward.com | Original Score: 7/10

July 30, 2010
Brian Orndorf
BrianOrndorf.com

It's an irresistible, illuminating documentary on a subject once thought glamorous, but now often resembles madness.

Full Review Source: BrianOrndorf.com | Original Score: A-

July 30, 2010
Jennifer Merin
About.com

As king of the paparazzi, Ron Galella has been slugged by Marlon Brando, sued by Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis and slurred by other photographers. Now, filmmaker Leon Gast turns his camera on Galella, and the result is fascinating and full of surprises.

Full Review Source: About.com | Original Score: 4/5

June 4, 2010
Amber Wilkinson
Eye for Film

Gast's presentation is super-slick and surprisingly dynamic for a film concerned with still images.

Full Review Source: Eye for Film | Original Score: 5/5

July 6, 2010
Michelle Orange
Movieline

There is casual genius in some of the captured moments, a combination of access, timing, and luck, with the subject almost always carrying most of the image's weight.

Full Review Source: Movieline

July 29, 2010
Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat
Spirituality and Practice

A robust and snappy documentary about Ron Galella, the controversial photographer of America's superstars and celebrities.

Full Review Source: Spirituality and Practice | Original Score: 3/5

July 29, 2010
A.O. Scott
New York Times
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Mr. Galella emerges as a kindred soul for the curious documentarian and as a large, complicated personality in his own right.

Full Review Source: New York Times | Original Score: 3/5

July 30, 2010
Paul Schrodt
Slant Magazine

The film refuses to pass judgment on the controversial photog, letting him do his own thing.

Full Review Source: Slant Magazine | Original Score: 2.5/4

July 30, 2010
Phil Hall
Film Threat

Ultimately, Galella's work is more interesting than the man behind the camera.

Full Review Source: Film Threat | Original Score: 3/5

September 14, 2010
Ron Wilkinson
Monsters and Critics

An entertaining and thought provoking film with more celebrity pictures, and interviews, than you can shake a stick at.

Full Review Source: Monsters and Critics | Original Score: 7/10

August 2, 2010
Dennis Harvey
Variety
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[An] entertaining docu by When We Were Kings' Leon Gast.

Full Review Source: Variety

July 6, 2010
Noel Murray
AV Club
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Aside from some overly jaunty soundtrack music, Smash His Camera assembles Galella's anecdotes smartly, and supports them well visually.

Full Review Source: AV Club | Original Score: A-

July 29, 2010
Frank Scheck
Hollywood Reporter
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The notorious tabloid photographer finally gets his due.

Full Review Source: Hollywood Reporter

July 30, 2010
David Noh
Film Journal International

A paparazzo's life, replete with flashbulbs and sucker punches, says much about the nature of celebrity and our fascination with it.

Full Review Source: Film Journal International

July 30, 2010
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