Art and Craft Reviews

October 31, 2014
A thoroughly enjoyable and fascinating documentary about Landis' amazing feats as a forger and con man.
October 30, 2014
It's the kind of story a filmmaker dreams of - and yet, "Art and Craft" leaves the viewer uneasy.
October 9, 2014
Sam Cullman, Jennifer Grausman, and Mark Becker, the directors of "Art and Craft," have themselves an enticing subject in Landis's activities. They do not have an enticing subject in Landis himself.
October 9, 2014
Directors Sam Cullman and Jennifer Grausman maintain a bright tone and a melancholy undercurrent, which combine in an eminently watchable character study.
October 8, 2014
Wonderful and not a little sad.
October 3, 2014
A fascinating look inside the troubled mind of a master of deception.
October 2, 2014
Landis has made a lot of people very angry, and the movie deals with a serious issue - namely the way obsessions take control of us.
October 2, 2014
A droll documentary that may remind you of Errol Morris' work.
September 25, 2014
The constant scrutiny of a camera seems exploitative and cruel, even if you are at all suspicious when he rationalizes his behavior as childlike mischief.
September 22, 2014
"Nothing's original under the sun," muses Mark Landis in the consistently compelling documentary "Art and Craft." But he seems to be discounting himself.
September 18, 2014
Mr. Landis, who lives in Laurel, Miss., and has operated under several pseudonyms, is the enigmatic core of a movie that becomes pedestrian only when the focus switches to a one-man crusade to expose him.
September 18, 2014
Compelling but dubious ...
September 16, 2014
Sympathetic yet gently unnerving ...
September 16, 2014
This crazy-gazing docu never presumes to be much more than an extended version of the kind of story one might expect to see briefly spotlighted on 60 Minutes. Even so, all sorts of interesting questions.swirl beneath the surface.
September 16, 2014
Deeply eccentric subject makes for an engaging art-doc.