Eames: The Architect & the Painter Synopsis
The life and work of the industrial designers.
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San Francisco Chronicle

As fascinating - and at times oblique - as the famous couple themselves.
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75

Boston Globe

By Mark Feeney
The Eamery, as some called it, was highly successful as a business - and, more important, as an exercise in tastemaking. "We wanted to make...
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70

The Hollywood Reporter

A must for those with an interest in modern design.
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70

The New York Times

By A.O. Scott
The most gratifying thing about "Eames" is that it shows, in marvelous detail, how their work was an extension of themselves and how their...
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70

Variety

By Dennis Harvey
Jason Cohn and Bill Jersey's sprightly documentary weighs its subjects' unique accomplishments and widespread influence while probing a...
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60

Total Film

By Tom Dawson
Thorough if workmanlike documentary.
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60

Time Out New York

By Eric Hynes
As this engaging, if rote, doc points out, the name Eames, much like Victorian, now defines the style of an era. Yet how many of us knew...
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50

Slant Magazine

By Joseph Jon Lanthier
Structurally lopsided, the narrative jumps directly into the success of their first molded-plywood chair, and meanders from there into the...
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50

Village Voice

By Melissa Anderson
"I think their marriage was a mystery to everyone," an Eames worker notes - an observation true of every couple that you'll wish the...
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