Lambert & Stamp


Lambert & Stamp (2015)


Critic Consensus: A sharp accounting of an era framed through the early adventures of the Who and the managers who helped make them famous, Lambert & Stamp should prove fascinating for fans and novices alike.


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Aspiring filmmakers Chris Stamp and Kit Lambert set out to search for a subject for their underground movie, leading them to discover, mentor, and manage the iconic band known as The Who and create rock 'n' roll history.

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Critic Reviews for Lambert & Stamp

All Critics (72) | Top Critics (26)

Opens the window on a pivotal time in 1960s (and early 1970s) pop culture.

May 21, 2015 | Rating: 3.5/4 | Full Review…

Lambert and Stamp are at least a bit fascinating, or at least somewhat interesting. But this film runs nearly two hours. They are at best an hour-and-a-half's worth of interesting.

May 15, 2015 | Rating: C | Full Review…
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Lambert & Stamp is at its best when it chronicles the high-wire act of the band's early years, as the pair guided the band through ever-greater levels of success.

May 14, 2015 | Rating: 3/4 | Full Review…

An engrossing business story that approaches the band as a showbiz concern, recognizing the two managers as full creative partners and probing their relationships with the fractious musicians.

May 14, 2015 | Full Review…

You might call this a business story. But I call it a love story, and I think director Cooper might, too.

May 8, 2015 | Full Review…

Who fans will be this film's biggest audience, but the storytelling is limited by the fact that Lambert died in 1981 (of alcohol and drug abuse).

May 7, 2015 | Rating: 2.5/4 | Full Review…

Audience Reviews for Lambert & Stamp

A wonderful explosion of film about the early days of the Who . Stamp and Lambert picked a great band to showcase in their film and their fans will forever be rewarded by their efforts by seeing their heroes in their prime.

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