Sunshine Superman Reviews

June 5, 2015
Boenish's enthusiasm and life-force energize Sunshine Superman whenever he's an onscreen presence; his absence proves to be a much harder thing to turn into compelling cinema.
May 29, 2015
Expectations for a significant understanding of Carl's inner drive are never met, leaving "Sunshine Superman" more of a commercial for BASE jumping than a study of its slippery founder.
May 22, 2015
The subject matter increasingly suggests a kind of cross between "Man On Wire" and "Grizzly Man," but unlike "Grizzly Man" director Werner Herzog, director Strauch has little interrogative spirit. There's no interest in exploring Boenish's contradictions.
May 21, 2015
The film, like its subject and everyone who talks about him, is frustratingly short on analysis or insight.
May 21, 2015
The subjects themselves may soar, but the film that contains them remains frustratingly earthbound.