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Eames: The Architect And The Painter Reviews

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September 18, 2017
Captivating, well edited, colorful, with an exciting story to tell, this is a film that should be seen by anyone who has ever sat on an Eames creation (or one of its knock-offs) and that would be everyone.
August 5, 2012
A riveting story.
August 3, 2012
Made for the American Masters series, it comes across as an excellent piece of TV that seems somehow to have escaped its little box. Fascinating throughout, nonetheless.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
August 3, 2012
James Franco narrates in his best museum headset voice.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
August 3, 2012
It may not offer much depth on their achievements but it still is a perfect introduction to their lives.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
August 2, 2012
This documentary about the famous designers celebrates a unique kind of American creativity that anticipates the digital age.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
August 2, 2012
A must for anyone interested in contemporary design, film and how life and work meld together.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
August 1, 2012
This colourful documentary about one of America's most important design teams provides an extraordinary presentation of an impressive portfolio, but when it comes to the Eames' personal life some questions are left unanswered.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
August 1, 2012
A disappointingly thin treatment of two pioneers of design.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
July 31, 2012
This attentive and good-looking doc takes a chronological approach to the work and partnership of Charles Eames and his wife Ray, two of the most influential artist-designers of mid twentieth-century America.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
May 11, 2012
Filmmakers Jason Cohn and Bill Jersey deliver a nostalgic zing reminiscent of the TV drama Mad Men but tread lightly around Charles's mood swings and extramarital affairs.
December 28, 2011
An enlightening documentary about a multi-talented married couple who have been called the most important American designers in the 20th century.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
December 6, 2011
A basically adulatory and very lively look at the documentary's subjects.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
December 1, 2011
As fascinating - and at times oblique - as the famous couple themselves.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
December 1, 2011
Fascinating documentary about the iconic American design team and their studio that defined an enduring modernist look.
November 25, 2011
Much like the creations of its subjects, "Eames" is itself a dazzling, sensory adventure.
Read More | Original Score: 4/4
November 21, 2011
A fascinating biopic as offbeat, engaging and readily-accessible as its endlessly-inventive subjects.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/4
November 19, 2011
Eames: The Architect and The Painter traverses the fascinating life of a couple whose contributions broadly determined what modern postwar American life looked and felt like.
Full Review | Original Score: A-
November 17, 2011
There couldn't be a better time to examine the complex and absorbing history of this designing couple, and "Eames: The Architect and the Painter" couldn't be a better vehicle for that examination.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
November 17, 2011
The most gratifying thing about "Eames" is that it shows, in marvelous detail, how their work was an extension of themselves and how their distinct personalities melded into a unique and protean force.
Read More | Original Score: 3.5/5
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