McKellen: Playing the Part Reviews

May 25, 2018
Yet even - perhaps especially - in morbid mood, [Ian McKellen] is never less than beguiling.
May 25, 2018
The thrilling clips here of his big Shakespearean roles are worth the price of a ticket alone.
November 14, 2017
Eben Bolter's almost expressionist lighting gives the red-chair interviews a theatrical warmth. The editing, like the acting, is impressively off-handed in the recreated scenes, which flip by like quickly turned pages in a book of memories.