Manolo: The Boy Who Made Shoes for Lizards
Manolo: The Boy Who Made Shoes for Lizards is the charming portrait of legendary shoe designer Manolo Blahnik, whose impeccable dedication to his craft set a fashion standard among celebrities, stylists, and industry icons. Longtime fashion journalist Michael Roberts presents this never-before-seen peek into Mr. Blahnik's world, featuring a 'who's who' of the fashion and entertainment industries including Anna Wintour, Rihanna, Paloma Picasso, Iman, Naomi Campbell, Rupert Everett, Karlie Kloss, André Leon Tally, and more.
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KDHX (St. Louis)
October 12, 2017 Director Michael Roberts, a fashion writer by trade, has produced a fluff piece, albeit a pretty one.Read in Source
December 26, 2017 Those who are sceptical shoes can be an art form may not quite be won over, yet to see the septuagenerian Blahnik at his drawing board is to witness inspiration at work.Read in Source
November 04, 2017 The humble artist gets a loving tribute wrapped in a slick promotional package. However, it only scratches the surface whilst getting to the heart of the genius.Read in Source
October 05, 2017 You may not be able to afford the shoes, but Michael Roberts' documentary Manolo: The Boy Who Made Shoes for Lizards may bring you almost as much delight.Read in Source
The New Republic
September 25, 2017 The movie is extraordinary for its access to [Manolo] Blahnik, who is arch and funny and sweet beyond words.Read in Source
Gay City News
December 19, 2017 For the legions of fans who will see "Manolo," the film's drawbacks may not be an issue, except that they take away from the time spent showcasing the shoes.Read in Source
September 28, 2017 Talking-head interviews interspersed with reenactments reminiscent of cheap true-crime shows are the filmic equivalent of a polo shirt and khakis: blandly acceptable but uninspired.Read in Source
San Diego Reader
October 20, 2017 Recreations of the master's past are laughably bad: a numbing state of self-congratulatory and overly theatrical theatricality appears to have stricken all participants. So why was I never bored?Read in Source
San Francisco Chronicle
September 27, 2017 As an interview subject, Blahnik can be elusive, although his descriptions of his favorite creations throughout the years will no doubt be extracted as brand poetry for future advertising campaigns.Read in Source
Newport This Week (RI)
December 13, 2017 "Manolo" is a portrait of a singular creative genius who, thankfully, found a way to share his artistry with the world.Read in Source
December 29, 2017 Ultimately, Manolo: The Boy Who Made Shoes For Lizards is better at capturing the tones of the times visited rather than proving the significance of its subject.Read in Source
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