The Great Buster: A Celebration

Release Date: October 5th, 2018

Not Yet Rated |1 hr 42 min

Plot Summary

Peter Bogdanovich examines the legendary life and career of actor, filmmaker and comic genius Buster Keaton.

Cast: Peter Bogdanovich, Quentin Tarantino, Bill Hader, Mel Brooks, Werner Herzog, Nick Kroll, Carl Reiner, Cybill Shepherd

Director: Peter Bogdanovich

Genres: Documentary

Production Co: Cohen Media Group

Ratings & Reviews

  • 65
    Eric MonderFilm Journal International

    Working with Keaton’s own material, Bodganovich is too busy praising the artist to bother saying anything novel about him. show more

  • 75
    Walter AddiegoSan Francisco Chronicle

    A new documentary, The Great Buster: A Celebration, shows us why he inspires rhapsodies from critics and film historians, and would be a fine introduction for those who don’t know his work. show more

  • 80
    Todd McCarthyThe Hollywood Reporter

    The mix of commentators is unusual and lively, hardly the usual crowd that often pops up in documentaries like this, the clips are illustrative and on point in addition to often being eye-popping, and the film looks certain to please Keaton aficionados. Most importantly, it's likely to induce newcomers to investigate the great stone face for themselves. show more

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