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July 11, 2015
First time feature director Alex Stapleton does an admirable job educating her viewers on the man who seemingly launched a thousand faces.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
April 12, 2014
Surprisingly, there's a very sour tone to "Corman's World" that undercuts a lot of the attempts to look back at Roger Corman's films with a laugh and a nostalgic gleam.
May 4, 2012
[I]f it doesn't offer anything new to our understanding of Corman, as filmmaker, producer, or person, it nicely encapsulates his legacy...
April 25, 2012
At one point in this joyful documentary, Jack Nicholson discusses the countless cheapies produced by Roger Corman and cracks, "By mistake, he actually made a good picture every once in a while."
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
April 18, 2012
Along the way this documentary interviews the likes of Nicholson, Ron Howard and (of course) Corman himself. Add some scarce footage and you've got a winner that is sure to please die-hard fans as well as newbies.
March 30, 2012
Almost any documentary on Roger Corman would be fascinating, and Corman's World: Exploits of a Hollywood Rebel, directed by Alex Stapleton, is certainly that.
March 26, 2012
Entertaining and informative, whetting the appetite for a more in-depth exploration of Corman's body of work.
| Original Score: 3/5
March 16, 2012
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February 29, 2012
A well-earned and affectionate spotlight on a man who, let's face it, is one of the most impressive film producers who ever lived.
Full Review | Original Score: 4.5/5
February 23, 2012
Great clips and interviews with, among others including Jack Nicholson, Robert De Niro and William Shatner.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
February 19, 2012
It records the ingenuity, daring and innovation that went into his productions and drove him to create his own studio and distribution company and to take his career into his own hands.
February 17, 2012
A frustrating documentary about a frustrating man.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
February 16, 2012
A movie buff's delight.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
February 16, 2012
A supremely watchable documentary-tribute to the exploitation king Roger Corman.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
February 15, 2012
A comprehensive look at the extraordinary career of legendary writer-director-producer Roger Corman, told through the contributions of a dazzling array of talking heads.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
February 14, 2012
The results are solid and educative.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
January 13, 2012
Stapleton's structure is fairly by-the-numbers, but with a subject as fascinating (and archival clips as entertaining) as this, the quality is onscreen as soon as you turn on the camera.
Full Review | Original Score: 7.5/10
January 13, 2012
Alex Stapleton's lively, engrossing and enlightening documentary about a career that can be described as surprising on multiple counts.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
January 4, 2012
You'll be hard pressed to find a more intelligent, entertaining, thought-provoking and inspiring documentary this year.
Full Review | Original Score: 4.5/5
December 22, 2011
Yes, it's all straight-forward, no muss filmmaking, but Roger Corman wouldn't want it any other way.
Read More | Original Score: 3.5/5
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