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Crumb Reviews

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January 14, 2019
The movie isn't a testimonial or a valentine. It's unpredictable and galvanizing: an empathetic portrait of the artist that also unveils a trenchant view of an American family's dashed illusions.
December 13, 2017
Zwigoff's film rarely feels exploitative, and the fascination of Crumb and his family should not disguise the director's skill and sensitivity in marshalling his material.
September 7, 2011
Full Review | Original Score: A
October 14, 2010
Crumb may be rough around the edges, even occasionally tedious, but what Zwigoff manages to uncover is honest, captivating and strangely visceral.
Full Review | Original Score: 9/10
August 11, 2010
(An) offbeat and often uncomfortably revealing portrait of the legendary underground comic book artist Robert Crumb and his brothers, Maxon and Charles...
August 10, 2010
an absolutely disarming documentary and one of the very best of its kind
Full Review | Original Score: 4/4
August 7, 2010
Filled with haunting images, only a few of which are created by the hand of R. Crumb.
Full Review | Original Score: 8/10
July 1, 2010
Among the all-time great American documentaries.
March 11, 2008
interesting
| Original Score: 3/4
June 6, 2006
This brilliant docu is not just a portrait of a compulsive artist, but also a deep inquiry into the mysteries of art, creativity, mental illness and family bind.
Full Review | Original Score: 5/5
May 6, 2006
Sporadically intriguing but ultimately overrated...
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
May 5, 2006
Zwigoff's biography of Crumb is both absorbing and repellent, and it may be one of the best documentaries to make the connection between creativity and craziness.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
October 27, 2005
Geek coolness abounds.
| Original Score: 4/5
October 9, 2005
| Original Score: 4/5
July 16, 2005
| Original Score: 4/5
March 3, 2005
Unique, profound, and fairly disturbing.
| Original Score: 4/5
January 19, 2005
| Original Score: 5/5
March 10, 2004
Read More | Original Score: 4/5
January 13, 2004
| Original Score: 5/5
November 28, 2003
Speaking as someone not of Crumb's generation, the film doesn't transcend the typical documentary formula.
Read More | Original Score: 3/5
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