McCullin (2013)

The made-for-cinema documentary shows how Don McCullin created some of the latter twentieth-century's most iconic images of man's inhumanity to man. Working at a critical time in global photojournalism, he witnessed the change of… More

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Ben Kenigsberg
New York Times

"McCullin" is not a groundbreaking documentary, but it wears its conventional format well, taking its cues (and its power) from the photographs themselves.

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Amy Taubin

McCullin, who was nearly seventy-five when the documentary was shot, is an extraordinary narrator of his life and work.

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Derek Malcolm
This is London

He added lustre to a profession which, before him, was considered more of a craft than an art.

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Chris Packham
Village Voice

Famous for his war photography, McCullin's gift is his sensitivity, a capacity to feel the pain of other people that informs both the images he produced and the ones he refused to take.

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Michael Bonner
Uncut Magazine [UK]

Mixes recent interviews with McCullin with contemporaneous news footage and McCullin's own photographs, which have lost none of their power.

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Alex Zane
Sun Online

As much a look back on the wars of the 1960s and 1970s as it is a biography.

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Cath Clarke
Time Out

What a man.

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Philip French
Observer [UK]

Don't miss this fine film.

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Trevor Johnston
Radio Times

Here's a man who has witnessed what he terms "the price of humanity": his pictures and this compelling documentary are eloquent testimony to the darkness and light inherent in those words.

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Daniel Parsons
Absorbing and genuinely jolting documentary about acclaimed photojournalist Don McCullin, whose work - particularly in images of war and genocide - is explored… More