The Quiet One Reviews

September 6, 2019
The Quiet One isn't a bad documentary on Bill Wyman, the bassists for The Rolling Stones from 1962 to 1993, or a bad documentary in general. It just suffers from arriving too late to the party to add much to a well-worn story.
July 2, 2019
Unfortunately, it might have made for a better movie if its subject had opened up something more than just his attic.
June 22, 2019
There are some cool anecdotes along the way, but not as much substance as you might hope.
June 21, 2019
The Quiet One is Wyman's journey, and because of that the documentary is intimate and personal, but by the same token it is also highly selective in what it shows and acknowledges.
June 20, 2019
[A] frustratingly timid documentary.
June 19, 2019
If there's a Rosebud buried there, "The Quiet One" doesn't find it.
June 19, 2019
Even the most diehard Stones fan is bound to leave feeling a little conflicted. It's a doc that lives up to its name in all the wrong ways.
June 18, 2019
[O]utside of Bill Wyman's time with The Rolling Stones, most of The Quiet One will feel largely forgettable.
May 6, 2019
[W]hile pretending to be a documentary about Wyman, for the majority of its runtime it's actually a Rolling Stones documentary in disguise, caring only about him to the extent that he was involved with the band.
May 3, 2019
Writer-director Oliver Murray's attempt to piece together a captivating story isn't nearly as captivating as perhaps he or Wyman may think it is.
May 3, 2019
Many of the subject's observations are bland.