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Legend of Leigh Bowery Reviews

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July 17, 2004
Boy George seems to be the only person genuinely inspired today to pick up Bowery's fashion torch, but if is that something anybody wants?
| Original Score: 2/5
March 4, 2017
...a suitable tribute to Bowery, never shying away from the excessiveness and eccentricities that defined Bowery and his art and making a stand for why he was so important in the queer world.
Full Review | Original Score: B+
November 12, 2003
More hagiography than critique, smoothing out Bowery's rough edges to paint him as an irrepressibly charming svengali.
Full Review | Original Score: B
November 28, 2003
Absorbing documentary.
Read More | Original Score: 2.5/4
November 28, 2003
Without pushing too hard, the film makes a case for Bowery as a significant artistic catalyst blazing a glittery trail at the intersection of fashion, pop music and surrealist performance.
Read More | Original Score: 3/5
November 28, 2003
As tributes go, The Legend of Leigh Bowery is a saucy eye-opener.
Read More | Original Score: 3/4
April 16, 2004
The Legend of Leigh Bowery replaces the man within the queer myth to the extent that when it's over, Bowery seems less a freakish terror than the shrewd art-world transgressive he was.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
November 25, 2003
Atlas's remarkable moving-picture- book tribute to Bowery.
November 28, 2003
You may find the film as outrageous as it is outlandish, and Bowery would have taken that as a compliment.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
November 26, 2003
An interesting doc, if only because it serves to introduce the work of a gifted, unique artist to those of us who have found little good to say about the 1980s and the excesses they produced.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
December 6, 2003
A mesmerizing, beautifully made documentary.
December 5, 2003
Put on your most frightening wig, and enjoy the show.
Full Review | Original Score: A-
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