City Of Gold Reviews

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May 7, 2019
Gold is an entertaining, enlightening guide on this food adventure, an exploration anyone can enjoy, foodie or not.
January 23, 2019
... in execution, the City of Gold felt more like a stale episode of The Bold and Beautiful but with Eli Roth's understudy at the helm.
November 15, 2018
The film is especially savvy in how well-organized it is, opening itself up gradually to those unfamiliar with either Gold or Los Angeles while giving those who hang on every word something new to chew on.
November 3, 2018
It seems knowing the man is less important that knowing the work itself, and City of Gold , while often poorly shot, joyously tracks Gold's way with words and the food he chooses to describe so eloquently.
September 27, 2017
The film is a poetic look at the past and present of a city much older than the recent troubles for which it is best known.
September 11, 2017
This is what community is.
August 30, 2017
Do not go hungry to City of Gold, the tantalizing food will challenge you. It will also elicit an increased appreciation of good ethnic offerings, especially those that don't require a rich person's budget.
December 31, 2016
An unalloyed success, this documentary makes the city and its subject one.
December 27, 2016
City of Gold' is a sweet and charming portrait of a talented man with a big appetite -- for food, for people, for Los Angeles.
August 26, 2016
While the documentary occasionally verges on hagiography... it doesn't irritate... It's just a nice movie about a nice man
July 1, 2016
It's really a documentary about journalism and eating, and truly appreciating both words and food.
May 26, 2016
Be warned: if you go on an empty stomach, you will certainly not last the distance.
April 29, 2016
It's obviously fun being Gold.
April 20, 2016
An impressive documentary about a Pulitzer-Prize-winning food critic who loves Los Angeles and its diversity of restaurants.
April 14, 2016
The film's final shots of Gold in his truck, negotiating Los Angeles traffic at sunset - "magic hour," in La La Land's dreamy lingo - drive home the film's raison d'tre: as an ode to the city, and to its most lyrical chronicler.
April 13, 2016
While the movie may overstate Gold's brilliance, it's still a relatively entertaining look at the world of food and food criticism.
April 12, 2016
So much of the food and its unassuming nature -- and especially Gold's enthusiasm for it -- is, like the film itself, very appealing indeed.
April 1, 2016
Although there might be a few too many items on its menu, this mouth-watering documentary uses the food culture of Los Angeles to celebrate the city's diversity.
April 1, 2016
Laura Gabbert's sweet, soulful documentary City of Gold is simultaneously an endearing portrait of food critic Jonathan Gold and a valentine to his home city, Los Angeles.
April 1, 2016
The really unforgivable thing about City of Gold: the dull, flat way in which the food is shown.
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