Los Angeles Times

By Kenneth Turan
The Vogels' story is a very specific one, at once more unexpected and more moving than it might seem at first.
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New York Observer

What is truly amazing, especially in this age of Ponzi schemes and the misappropriation of people’s life savings, is the fact that Herb and Dorothy have never sold a single piece in their collection.
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Time Out New York

Herb and Dorothy are adorable enough, but Sasaki’s documentary really shines when she gives center stage to the grateful artists whom they helped nurture.
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Wall Street Journal

By Joe Morgenstern
Herb and Dorothy, a documentary by Megumi Sasaki, grows on you just as its subjects do.
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Village Voice

By Aaron Hillis
Watching the Vogels mull over art that they don't need to understand only makes their delight more infectious.
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San Francisco Chronicle

By Walter Addiego
This easygoing movie fully captures the couple's charm and offers a unique look at the '60s and '70s New York art scene.
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Boston Globe

By Wesley Morris
Seemingly limitless access is what makes the movie interesting.
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The New York Times

Interviews with artists whom they collected testify to their sharp eye and good spirits, while the Vogels themselves, sitting in their same old apartment, overflowing as ever, make for charming company.
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New York Daily News

By Joe Neumaier
Director Megumi Sasaki's film feels like a cozy visit with neighbors whose insights are priceless.
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Washington Post

By Philip Kennicott
You can't hate the film anymore than you can hate Herb and Dorothy. But this is lazy work.
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74 out of 100
Generally favorable reviews
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