Herb & Dorothy 50X50 Synopsis
Developed as the follow-up film to Megumi Sasaki’s award-winning documentary HERB & DOROTHY (2008) that moved millions of art-lovers worldwide, HERB & DOROTHY 50X50 captures the last chapter of the Vogel’s extraordinary life and their gift to the...
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Village Voice

It's an absorbing document of an extraordinary act of generosity.
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75

RogerEbert.com

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As the saying goes, I may not know art, but I know what I like. I like this movie.
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75

Washington Post

By Michael O'Sullivan
It’s a compelling, even stirring, tale.
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70

Los Angeles Times

By Sheri Linden
Megumi Sasaki's follow-up to her first documentary, 2008's Herb & Dorothy, is as engaging and unpretentious as its subjects.
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70

Variety

By Peter Debruge
Much like a work of art, the film invites a range of reactions, though it’s far easier to process than the daubs, doodles and other weird...
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70

The Hollywood Reporter

By John DeFore
The democratic nature of the project and its exploration here jibes with the story of the Vogels, who (to put it mildly) don't conform to...
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63

Slant Magazine

By Steve Macfarlane
Dorothy Vogel is less the soft-spoken housewife from the first film than a businesswoman both shrewd and mousy, and her trajectory affords...
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60

Time Out New York

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The tangential artist interviews and constant lionizing of the star couple meander, but given how museums between the coasts rely on...
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50

The New York Times

By Miriam Bale
It’s difficult to dislike a documentary with such noble, generous subjects, but the film is unfocused and repetitious, not sure whether it...
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25

San Francisco Chronicle

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The film's hymn of praise quickly grows cloying, thanks partly to a relentless musical soundtrack.
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See the first one ....

By mocacarter
...and then you will love this on even more!...

Herb and Dorothy

By srlomofsky
Everyone who knows or cares about art (and money) should see this film. It is a testament to how people thought, not about collecting as an investment, but about the love of art....

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