Don't Blink - Robert Frank Reviews

September 30, 2016
"Don't Blink" is a portrait of an artist, a portrait that draws upon Frank's own improvisational approach to filmmaking, but which also manages to capture a life's story, as well as its subject's essence.
September 29, 2016
The innovative photographer and filmmaker Robert Frank doesn't have much to say for himself in this 2015 documentary profile, but with a career as storied as his, he barely needs to say anything.
August 26, 2016
Don't Blink is a friendly film by a friend - honest and historically aware, but almost unfailingly affectionate and attuned to the "spontaneous intuition" that, 92 years after his birth, still seems the governing principle of Frank's life.
July 28, 2016
Frank insists "I'm not a verbal man. I have nothing to reveal. It's all in the work, I hope." Honoring that sentiment is what this very personal film is all about.
July 14, 2016
As the title seems to advertise, it's a frustrating blur of a movie; the rock 'n' roll soundtrack, however, is terrific.
July 12, 2016
Ms. Israel executes a biographical sketch that is informative without seeming unduly invasive.
July 12, 2016
It's a unique, associative blend of sounds and images that aims to convey details as well as underlying truths about Frank's life. Unfortunately, it also often leaves one feeling aesthetically pummeled to the point of exhaustion.
July 12, 2016
The legendary creator of the seminal photography book The Americans and such cult film classics as Pull My Daisy and Candy Mountain makes for a highly engaging commentator in Don't Blink: Robert Frank.
July 12, 2016
A vigorous documentary surveying the career and life of the photographer/filmmaker/one-man Beat happening.