Helmut Newton: The Bad and the Beautiful Reviews

October 23, 2020
A fascinating film.
July 25, 2020
The candid interviews and remembrances make for a hagiographic but vivid dive into the career of the 20th century most's iconoclastic fashion photographer.
July 24, 2020
While it raises questions about individualized female empowerment as it is tied to fashion and capitalism, it then fails to adequately answer them.
July 24, 2020
A refreshingly nuanced look at work that inspires snap judgments.
July 23, 2020
If von Boehm adds anything to what's known of Newton's life, it's to explore his iconography, about which he was very honest.
July 23, 2020
A gossipy portrait of a charmingly naughty boy whose genius is perhaps best appreciated on a second viewing with the sound off and the eyes wide open.
July 22, 2020
An engaging and surprisingly playful documentary about the man who was arguably the most transgressive photographer to emerge from the 1960s and '70s...