Manolo, The Boy Who Made Shoes For Lizards Reviews

December 29, 2017
Ultimately, Manolo: The Boy Who Made Shoes For Lizards is better at capturing the tones of the times visited rather than proving the significance of its subject.
December 19, 2017
For the legions of fans who will see "Manolo," the film's drawbacks may not be an issue, except that they take away from the time spent showcasing the shoes.
September 28, 2017
The Boy Who Made Shoes for Lizards is so adoringly created, so utterly absent of anything resembling an investigative thought, that the film's shoddy construction creates an opportunity for unfair demands.
September 28, 2017
The documentary is only beautiful on the surface.
September 28, 2017
Talking-head interviews interspersed with reenactments reminiscent of cheap true-crime shows are the filmic equivalent of a polo shirt and khakis: blandly acceptable but uninspired.
September 22, 2017
The main takeaway of Manolo: The Boy Who Made Shoes for Lizards is that Manolo Blahnik makes really great shoes.
September 15, 2017
The film follows in its subject's footsteps to a fault, and it does so in rubber heels.
September 15, 2017
This tinselly doc about an eminent shoe designer is a very shiny object lacking a substantive core.
September 14, 2017
TIt rushes through Mr. Blahnik's biography, dwelling on pop-culture moments and blandly ecstatic celebrity testimonials.
September 11, 2017
Michael Roberts's documentary is an unabashed exercise in deifying its subject matter with superlatives and hyperbole from the mouths of talking heads, which ultimately results in the cheapening of the artist.