Pavarotti Reviews

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July 15, 2019
As a record of his warmth and charm, it works nicely: it has abundant footage and top-tier interviewees, including family members.
July 12, 2019
It was a heck of a life and Howard traces it reverently.
July 9, 2019
See it, if for no other reason than to learn the significance of his characteristic white hankie.
July 3, 2019
A standard documentary about a famous person...but oh my gosh the singing is just incredible and I like the way they let the singing go for a long time
June 30, 2019
"Pavarotti" paints a simple picture of a complicated man, but it hits the high notes: the performances, the cheers, the adulation. Consider it a greatest hits.
June 28, 2019
Pavarotti falls short of being encyclopedic...but there's enough here to convince us that despite some blips this was a life well lived.
June 28, 2019
Howard's documentary reminds us that, at his peak, Pavarotti was an artist with, as he wanted us to believe, the soul of a peasant.
June 27, 2019
"Pavarotti" shows us why he was such a cultural force, and why nobody has filled the void he left behind.
June 24, 2019
Sublime
June 21, 2019
Howard's execution is a little routine - perhaps his idea is to just let the man's greatness speak for itself?
June 20, 2019
It's an engaging film, filled with vintage snapshots, interviews with friends and former colleagues, and, most of all, that marvelously distinctive voice, with all the emotion it could convey.
June 20, 2019
Pavarotti is a brilliant and well made portrait, not of a man, but of a human being with the voice of an angel and a heart of gold.
June 20, 2019
This love letter dedicated to opera's biggest rock star, the larger-than-life Luciano Pavarotti, achieves something most documentaries about the deceased rarely do: It brings a man back to glorious life.
June 20, 2019
What's most compelling in "Pavarotti" isn't the backstory, but the clips of the singer deploying that amazing voice.
June 18, 2019
A warm-hearted documentary that not only brings Pavarotti roaring back to life, but also humanizes a figure who in his prime was larger than life itself.
June 14, 2019
An enthusiastic and kind-hearted profile.
June 13, 2019
While Pavarotti is a celebration of the bloke who sold more than 100 million albums and played to audiences in excess of 10 million, it's not just a trawl through his successes - or a hagiography.
June 13, 2019
As "Pavarotti" demonstrates, while the music was mesmerizing, so was the man.
June 11, 2019
Ron Howard's documentary on the late great Italian tenor Pavarotti is more than a musical treat - but it is assuredly that.
June 11, 2019
Through a standard mix of interviews and archival footage, Howard tells a warm and inviting story of the singer from his humble beginnings to the almost godlike status he achieved in the opera world.
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