Making Montgomery Clift Reviews

October 17, 2019
Making Montgomery Cliftis a highly personal endeavor that should be of interest to any film buff. It leaves some questions unanswered but paints an admiring portrait of a singular talent. It's available on VOD right now and well worth seeing
April 16, 2019
"Making Montgomery Clift" makes a persuasive case that it's not the tragedy we thought it was, and best of all will send us back to Clift's indelible performances with new eyes.
March 25, 2019
Despite how much of Making Montgomery Clift consists of talking heads and unearthed audio recordings, it does not feel especially static, and much credit for that goes to its unique editing style.
March 15, 2019
Making Montgomery Clift may be co-directed by a member of the Clift family, but nothing feels sanitised; in digging deeper to find the man behind the cautionary tale, Clift and Demmon have crafted something far richer than any fanmade biography.
January 22, 2019
A fascinating exploration, but not of the man himself.
November 6, 2018
You see how brilliant an actor Clift was. You see his love of the art of storytelling, developing characters with depth and dimension, and his willingness to put the final product over his own ego.
November 6, 2018
The Clift remembered here is not the doomed victim of so many mythologizing books and TV programs but a highly intelligent, mordantly funny man who successfully fought to keep his creative and sexual integrity intact.
November 6, 2018
The documentary manages to be not only a strikingly honest take on Clift but also a moving exploration of a lost relative and a meta-analysis of the ways media creates a biography.
October 30, 2018
At its best, Making Montgomery Clift serves as a new, fresh take on the famously tragic queer icon Montgomery Clift.
September 27, 2018
Making Montgomery Clift adds up to a wonderful watch and a film that is easily recommendable. It's juicy enough to get the gossip hound salivating, but contains such a great amount of care and heart...
September 25, 2018
A welcome corrective to simplistic and salacious Hollywood lore.