Escapes Reviews

August 25, 2017
Be it divine intervention or just pure dumb luck, Fancher never lost his foothold on the fringes of cinema. He lived his life as if it was a movie waiting to be made.
August 16, 2017
A half-dozen true Hollywood stories are presented in "Escapes," all offered in a matter-of-fact style that seems detached from typical celebrity brand-building and false humility.
August 10, 2017
"Escapes" is as unconventional as its subject, demonstrating the charming things that can happen when a life in no way ordinary gets documented by a filmmaker most unusual.
August 3, 2017
"Escapes" is an eccentric portrait of a not especially eccentric - or even terribly interesting - subject ...
August 1, 2017
[An] enjoyable doc, which touches on everything from flamenco to Blade Runner and leaves us wanting more.
July 27, 2017
Fancher is just one of those guys -- you know the kind. The word is usually "raconteur," but that doesn't quite seem to cover it, here. In fact, there isn't a word in the English language that does.
July 27, 2017
[An] affectionate biographical scrapbook ...
July 25, 2017
Mr. Fancher turns every walk down memory lane into a leisurely, surprise-filled stroll through a labyrinth, taking us right and then left and then down apparent dead ends before guiding us home.