, New York Times
The film can't resist trying to turn Mr. Guccione into a tragic figure, an image that will have fewer buyers than his flagship magazine does today.
Nancy DeWolf Smith
, Wall Street Journal
There are some wonderful moments in this film by Barry Avrich.
Feels like a somewhat superficial, "authorized" bio that nonetheless holds attention via its surfeit of archival materials and input from diverse interviewees.
, Globe and Mail
It's dispiriting to see [Guccione] subjected to this paint-by-numbers biographical documentary.
, Toronto Star
The film's talking heads format grinds on at times, but at least the quotes are good and occasionally even shocking.
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