Larger Than Life: The Kevyn Aucoin Story Reviews

December 7, 2018
Director Tiffany Bartok shapes standard biopic raw materials into a vivacious, authentically touching portrait of a man who, in his mere 40 years on Earth, changed the landscape of beauty, fashion, and celebrity in sneakily profound ways.
September 27, 2018
If there's a fault with this affectionate documentary, it's that it leaves you wanting more.
August 6, 2018
Through Aucoin's own words and his work, Larger Than Life: The Kevyn Aucoin Story presents a colorful and complex man whose impact on the fashion world can still be felt today.
July 30, 2018
Larger Than Life: The Kevyn Aucoin Story is a well constructed, warts-and-all documentary that probes issues of creativity, sexual identity, and celebrity culture. A talent like Aucoin's was a rare thing indeed.
July 21, 2018
Illuminating portrait of an artist whose work you've undoubtedly seen.
July 19, 2018
A rich, deeply dimensional documentary looking back at the legendary makeup artist who died in 2002 at 40.
June 29, 2018
An exploration of glamour in all its senses, this is a beguiling film which, thankfully, does have substance underneath the surface.
June 29, 2018
Stirring portrait of a singular master of the very glamorous craft he transformed into art.
May 24, 2018
Insights never rise above banalities.
April 13, 2018
The film deftly explores the scars left by bullies and homophobia and the highs and the lows of a man who saw beauty in everyone, but couldn't find it in himself.