Milius Reviews

January 7, 2014
Thankfully, Milius is not just a hagiographic portrait of the artist as a crotchety, marginalized dynamo.
November 1, 2013
His friends and fans - clearly upset by his recent stroke - eulogise him to death.
October 31, 2013
There's fire and firepower a-plenty in this elegiac profile of '70s moviemaking stalwart, John Milius.
October 31, 2013
Before he became a caricature, Milius personified 70s Hollywood's renegade heart and was airlifted in to supply gonzo energy at key junctures.
October 29, 2013
With contributions from Coppola, Spielberg and Scorsese, the film does approach Milius with a certain reverence, but it can't disguise the fact that he's a troubling figure.
June 7, 2019
Interesting and at times revealing, Milius is ultimately a celebration when it could have been an insightful critique.
November 8, 2013
What emerges is the story of an unstoppable storyteller.
November 8, 2013
A biography of iconic filmmaker John Milius, this engaging documentary features some of the biggest stars of all time talking about their friend who changed the movies forever.
November 4, 2013
The whole thing reeks of cigars, machismo and hubris, its rhythm a relentless percussion of hairy chest pumping and big fat back slapping.
November 1, 2013
While there's a lot of love in the air, the filmmakers don't shirk from addressing his more objectionable side - hard line right-wing politics and a love of guns that, he believes, stalled his studio career.