$ellebrity (2013)




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Renown Rock & Roll photographer Kevin Mazur has pulled together an impressive team for his first feature-length documentary about the changing face of celebrity and the many ways that the media has conveyed, defined and even demeaned what it means to be famous today. Taking a historical ride through the early days of Hollywood and the rise of the paparazzi, Sellebrity explores how fame has changed from the highly-structured studio system to the current free-for-all press and paparazzi frenzy. … More

Rating: Unrated
Genre: Documentary, Special Interest
Directed By:
In Theaters:
On DVD: Jun 23, 2014
Independent Pictures - Official Site


as Elton John

as Kid Rock

as Jennifer Aniston

as Jennifer Lopez

as Sarah Jessica Parker

as Sheryl Crow

as Salma Hayek

as Marc Anthony

as Rosanna Arquette
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All Critics (7) | Top Critics (3)

The nimbly conceived and constructed documentary "Sellebrity" takes a vivid look at the megabucks industry of celebrity photography through a cogent variety of lenses.

Full Review… | January 11, 2013
Los Angeles Times
Top Critic

Generally speaking, $ellebrity is informative, unblinkered and smart.

Full Review… | January 9, 2013
Top Critic

Mazur miscalculates when he tries to direct viewers' outrage at stars' inability to walk down the street without getting cameras thrust in their faces.

Full Review… | January 9, 2013
Village Voice
Top Critic

A smart, noteworthy socio-cultural snapshot, $ellebrity evinces a surprising depth.

Full Review… | February 17, 2013
Shared Darkness

A numbing viewing experience that's oddly constructed and a touch too sanctimonious to take seriously, eventually coming to blame the viewer for the ills of the tabloid industry.

Full Review… | January 31, 2013

Comes off as little more than a feature-length trashing of colleagues who director and celebrity photographer Kevin Mazur feels are giving his profession a bad name.

Full Review… | January 6, 2013
Slant Magazine

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