David Bowie: The Last Five Years Reviews

January 9, 2018
The Last Five Years will be a must for even casual Bowie fans, who are most likely still reeling from their idol's absence. It captures the ever-changing artist in his most surprising incarnation yet: a mortal man.
January 8, 2018
Despite testimony from many of his closest friends and collaborators, The Last Five Years doesn't so much draw a picture of David Bowie as trace his outline.
January 5, 2018
The Last Five Years visits all of it, and while the subject is only present in the later years through some random audio, archival footage and the recordings themselves, the sense of celebration is uplifting.
November 9, 2017
With a tone more celebratory than elegiac, this is a worthy screen memorial that should interest serious Bowiephiles and casual fans alike.
November 9, 2017
"The Last Five Years" filters the twilight of Bowie's career through the prism of an era when he reigned as pop royalty, and what you perceive now, far more than the fashion-forward evolutions, is the dazzling continuity beneath them.