McCullin Reviews

February 7, 2019
McCullin offers a welcoming peak into the world of an artist who captured some truly devastating (yet beautiful) imagery, the likes of which offer a sobering respite to this glossy, media-saturated era.
November 4, 2015
McCullin, who was nearly seventy-five when the documentary was shot, is an extraordinary narrator of his life and work.
October 29, 2015
"McCullin" is not a groundbreaking documentary, but it wears its conventional format well, taking its cues (and its power) from the photographs themselves.
October 27, 2015
Famous for his war photography, McCullin's gift is his sensitivity, a capacity to feel the pain of other people that informs both the images he produced and the ones he refused to take.
January 11, 2013
Mixes recent interviews with McCullin with contemporaneous news footage and McCullin's own photographs, which have lost none of their power.
January 5, 2013
Don't miss this fine film.
January 4, 2013
He added lustre to a profession which, before him, was considered more of a craft than an art.
January 4, 2013
As much a look back on the wars of the 1960s and 1970s as it is a biography.
January 3, 2013
Here's a man who has witnessed what he terms "the price of humanity": his pictures and this compelling documentary are eloquent testimony to the darkness and light inherent in those words.
January 3, 2013
This is searing, insightful, deeply upsetting stuff.
January 3, 2013
Jacqui Morris and David Morris's documentary is a labour of love with both words operative. Lots of love lavished on McCullin's craft and courage.
January 3, 2013
His recollections are as sobering as his images, and a great many of both will embed themselves in your head.
January 2, 2013
A terrific and fitting tribute to one of modern history's greatest eyewitnesses.
December 28, 2012
He speaks very powerfully of the dilemmas he has faced and the decisions required to maintain some sense of integrity in his work.
December 28, 2012
McCullin emerges as an unsentimental, plain-speaking, thoughtful man, disgusted at the inhumanity of war - and yet candid about how he is also personally and professionally drawn to its drama.
December 19, 2012
This is pretty straight up documentary making but for fans of McCullin and those interested in photography in general, it's recommended viewing.
December 18, 2012
What a man.
December 17, 2012
A sobering primer in the hard-hitting photojournalism of the '60s and '70s.