$ellebrity (2013)

Renown Rock & Roll photographer Kevin Mazur has pulled together an impressive team for his first feature-length documentary about the changing face of celebrity and the many ways that the media has conveyed, defined and even demeaned what… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: January 11, 2013
DVD Release Date: June 23, 2014
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Gary Goldstein
Los Angeles Times

The nimbly conceived and constructed documentary "Sellebrity" takes a vivid look at the megabucks industry of celebrity photography through a cogent variety of lenses.

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Brent Simon
Shared Darkness

A smart, noteworthy socio-cultural snapshot, $ellebrity evinces a surprising depth.

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John Anderson

Generally speaking, $ellebrity is informative, unblinkered and smart.

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Brian Orndorf

A numbing viewing experience that's oddly constructed and a touch too sanctimonious to take seriously, eventually coming to blame the viewer for the ills of the tabloid industry.

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Andrew Schenker
Village Voice

Mazur miscalculates when he tries to direct viewers' outrage at stars' inability to walk down the street without getting cameras thrust in their faces.

Kenji Fujishima
Slant Magazine

Comes off as little more than a feature-length trashing of colleagues who director and celebrity photographer Kevin Mazur feels are giving his profession a bad name.

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