And Everything Is Going Fine
And Everything Is Going Fine (2010)

AND EVERYTHING IS GOING FINE provides an intimate look at master monologist Spalding Gray, as described by his most critical, irreverent and insightful biographer: Spalding Gray. Director Steven Soderbergh, who collaborated with Gray on the… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: June 19, 2012
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Consensus: Even if And Everything Is Going Fine isn't one of Soderbergh's more commercial efforts, this collection of judiciously edited performance footage of the late monologist Spalding Gray gave the director a chance to show a rarely-seen side of his artistry.

Rick Groen
Globe and Mail

Soderbergh's editing neatly duplicates Gray's methods, showing us how memory treats the same material at different stages in a life, applying those different coats and shades of lacquer.

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Misha Berson
Seattle Times

This is not a standard bio-documentary. It is the artist giving us a guided tour of himself, through a mosaic of clips from his shows and TV interviews, craftily assembled by Soderbergh.

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Walter Chaw
Film Freak Central

it's as painful to listen to and watch as it is astonishing that I should feel this kind of connection to someone I never met, and never will.

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Walter V. Addiego
San Francisco Chronicle

This was obviously a labor of love for Soderbergh, and a fitting memorial to the artist.

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Wesley Morris
Boston Globe

You're left with as rich a sense of this man as you would in a more typical work of nonfiction. But the film's deceptive, meticulous editing also reveals that Gray's odd ambition met a cultural moment in which it could take root and thrive.

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Christopher Long
Movie Metropolis

It's all quite deeply moving, and if you remain untouched by the end credits, you have some self-examination of your own to do.

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Dan Kois
Washington Post

A brilliantly conceived documentary, one with uncommon respect for -- and understanding of -- its subject's life and art.

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Lisa Kennedy
Denver Post

Think of the film as Gray's final monologue.

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James Kendrick
Q Network Film Desk

allows Gray to speak of his life and its significance entirely in his own words without any intrusive talking heads or academic pontification

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On the subway to see the touching and funny movie "And Everything Is Going Fine," I noticed a lot of people wearing holiday costumes which I had never… More
John Ballantine
A fabulous tribute to a master of monologue. The American version of Stuart McLean..albeit it a Stuart McLean who is actually witty and has stories to tell that… More