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Gregory Crewdson: Brief Encounters Reviews

June 17, 2013
A vigorous and knowledgeable documentary about a still photographer.
March 7, 2013
Though his work is dark, on camera at least, Crewdson is a delight.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
February 1, 2013
"Brief Encounters" is a film for photography fans and a photo essay for film fans.
January 4, 2013
Shapiro's film is fascinating even if it can't possibly answer all the mysteries propelling the work of a photographer whose interest in secrets was rooted in wondering what tales were being uncovered in his psychologist father's basement office.
Read More | Original Score: 3.5/4
November 15, 2012
"Brief Encounters" is a smart, well-constructed documentary that will enthrall Crewdson fans.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
November 2, 2012
Crewdson's work ultimately begins to seem less enigmatic than he is himself.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
October 31, 2012
Crewdson's pictures are worth a thousand words, so it's not surprising that the sequences of him meticulously choreographing his eerie shots speak volumes. You wish some of that disciplined approach had worn off on his biographer.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
October 30, 2012
With marvelous discipline, Mr. Shapiro crams a wealth of material into a tight 77 minutes, smoothly communicating the group effort required to achieve the perfect shot.
Read More | Original Score: 5/5
October 26, 2012
A finely sketched portrait of the artist's unlikely pursuit of perfection.