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The Great Buster: A Celebration's user reviews

Entertainment Weekly
9.1

In 'The Great Buster: A Celebration', Bogdanovich has provided a brilliantly enthralling primer.

Read review Chris Nashawaty
Los Angeles Times
7.0

'The Great Buster' briskly takes us through the stations of Keaton?s eventful life and career, mostly going the expected chronological route with one key exception.

Read review Kenneth Turan
Variety
6.0

Structured as a straightforward life story followed by an extended coda looking in detail at the features Cohen is restoring, 'The Great Buster' can?t hold a candle to the 1987 three-part series 'Buster Keaton: A Hard Act to Follow' but will make do as a decent DVD extra.

Read review Jay Weissberg
The Hollywood Reporter
8.0

The mix of commentators is unusual and lively, hardly the usual crowd that often pops up in documentaries like this.The clips are illustrative, but most importantly, it's likely to induce newcomers to investigate the great stone face for themselves.

Read review Todd McCarthy
The Playlist
6.7

It aims for simplicity, for a celebration of his unrivaled talents, and often fails to explore the complexity of the very man at its center.

Read review Gary Garrison