Mission To Lars Reviews

October 2, 2015
One is left with the feeling the trip was more in service of the film's narrative than a dream-fulfilling jaunt for Tom.
September 24, 2015
Documentaries about disabilities don't come any smarter or more touching than "Mission to Lars," a beautiful sibling road trip tale with a heavy-metal flourish.
September 22, 2015
In the particulars of a family quest film, viewers should see the universal. But in William Spicer and James Moore's documentary Mission to Lars, we instead get a whole lot of the specifics.
August 10, 2012
Never mind the bickering and cajoling: this is a lovely, generous chronicle of a lovely, generous gesture.
June 24, 2012
It will not teach you very much about either autism or Metallica, but you will leave the theater smiling.
June 8, 2012
Admirable cause, amateurish film, although Ulrich comes out of it smelling sweet.
June 8, 2012
This is no masterpiece but worth seeing for the way it treats its subject with unpatronising sympathy.
June 7, 2012
The peripheral interviews with the extended Spicer family are as compelling as the central quest; this is a film with rare honesty and nuance in a field that frequently feels queasy.
June 7, 2012
More about musical obsession than the nuts and bolts of autism, but very sweet all the same.
June 7, 2012
The film that reduced Lemmy to tears will have a similar affect on you. Just lovely.
June 6, 2012
The literal and emotional voyage that gives this sweet, touching and often funny doc its shape resists any temptation to overegg the self-discovery pudding.