Call Me Lucky Reviews

August 20, 2015
"Call Me Lucky" lives up to the irony and accuracy of its title ...
August 7, 2015
"Call Me Lucky" will be an especially grueling ride for those who can identify with Crimmins' trauma. Yet its toughness does not at all diminish its worth. It remains an essential viewing experience.
August 6, 2015
An earnest homage that also honors Mr. Crimmins's crusade to drive child pornography off the Internet.
August 6, 2015
As Goldthwait repeatedly returns to footage of a recent performance by Crimmins, in which he's introduced as a great entertainer, all we see are the aimless rants of a self-righteous blowhard.
August 6, 2015
If it accomplishes nothing else, the new documentary Call Me Lucky should bring some welcome attention to a man who's been under the radar for the past few decades, mostly by his own design.
August 5, 2015
Angry, quixotic, tragic, heroic - Crimmins' life is stunning. Catch this portrait and you can definitely call yourself lucky.
August 4, 2015
Call Me Lucky is a loving but fair portrait of the artist as a heroic hothead.
August 3, 2015
Call Me Lucky does justice to Crimmins' talent, but doesn't trust its subject enough to tell his own story.
August 3, 2015
Interspersing clips of his daredevil comedy days in Boston to more recent sojourns at his reclusive upstate New York dwelling, [the] film is both a personality profile and a sociological-political satire of the places and times that Crimmins skewered.
February 3, 2015
Bobcat Goldthwait's documentary about an underappreciated comedic mentor packs an unexpected wallop.