The British Guide To Showing Off Reviews

December 5, 2018
It never feels like a private party for the elite and well-connected, Benstock emphasising that it is an inclusive, non-judgemental space in which anyone can participate.
June 2, 2012
The gay abandon of the OTT event is covered extensively, to the point where one begins to feel rather wallflower-ish, like being the only one at the party not taking drugs.
December 8, 2011
Simply becomes a series of talking heads like Ruby Wax, interspersed with animated sequences and boring meetings.
November 17, 2011
Jes Benstock's documentary is a big glittery hug of a celebration.
November 13, 2011
I enjoyed the film, but I cannot describe the lengths I'd go to or the excuses I'd offer to avoid attending one of these entertainments.
November 11, 2011
It's a real celebration of camp British eccentricity, and it refutes Logan's assertion that the world has gone totally grey.
November 11, 2011
November 11, 2011
Impressively directed and nicely structured, this is an engaging and enjoyable documentary that serves as an affectionate celebration of one of Britain's most colourful characters.
November 10, 2011
Benstock's film is affectionate, indulgent and clearly in love with its subject...
November 10, 2011
How absolutely bloody marvellous.
November 10, 2011
As a cherishable example of alternative British culture, it makes you wonder why this isn't the orthodoxy while the rest of the rubbish that sometimes passes for Anglo-Saxon fun and entertainment is demoted to the counterculture.
November 10, 2011
Like Logan's work, it's entertaining while also making an important point.
November 8, 2011
The film doesn't go deep on politics, but Logan's gregarious presence provides plentiful pleasures in this heartfelt homage to a warm, wily art-world one-off.
November 7, 2011
Benstock's sideways look at the world of alternative fashion is funny, fabulous and fittingly batty.