Sep 24, 2021
Not terribly in-depth, My Generation is more about nostalgia for the '60s, rather than the detail... Still, it's well put together and an easy watch.
Mar 1, 2021
Most of My Generation is engagingly told and Caine is a charming host but it often feels more like the nostalgic musings for a long ago time than insightful commentary.
Feb 6, 2020
...this is a movie you can listen, as well as watch.
Sep 26, 2019
It's impossible to shake the feeling that although he had access to a treasure trove of talent, archival footage, and decades of historical context, Betty seemed content to cram all of this into a cookie-cutter mould.
Nov 8, 2018
A rampant and racy portrait of a time full of opportunity and hope.
Oct 18, 2018
The documentary uses as backdrop all the tried and tested Sixties pop songs, but there was so much more. Where did it all go wrong, he says, and My Generation is still a good start in trying to find out.
Oct 2, 2018
Archival footage brings the time to life; Mick Jagger is mobbed coming out of court, Twiggy poses and partys, rebellion, protests, ands pop mosaic like nothing heard before. Present day interviews shed light on what the kids accomplished.
Sep 28, 2018
My Generation isn't anything terribly original, controversial, or groundbreaking, but taken on its own modest, montage based terms, it's still a charming and entertaining bit of pop culture history.
Sep 27, 2018
Actor Michael Caine's rose-coloured look at 1960s London enjoyably highlights class divides, changing of the guard and very righteous threads.
Sep 26, 2018
The film wisely resists the standard documentary technique of stringing together a series of talking heads - no small temptation, given the famous people rounded up for reminiscing.
Sep 18, 2018
There's precious little introspection or scuttlebutt here -- and honestly, I'd take either.
Sep 5, 2018
A terrifically entertaining overview of how colour came to drab postwar Britain.
May 31, 2018
A brilliantly thrilling look back at the flowering of creativity and freethinking spirit of 1960s London, through the thoroughly charming perspective of Michael Caine.
Apr 27, 2018
It may feel rather gimmicky, but it's packed with entertaining surprises.
Mar 19, 2018
It's a familiar but culturally important story that just needed a stronger editorial line to give it real heft. Great fun, though.
Mar 19, 2018
As a colourful, smoothly edited nostalgia trip, it's fine; perhaps there'll be more depth in the planned television series.