Speer Goes to Hollywood
Speer Goes to Hollywood (2021)

How did a man in charge of 12 million slave laborers become "the good Nazi"? SPEER GOES TO HOLLYWOOD offers an intriguing look at the inner workings of a man responsible for the deaths of millions, yet whom many people still… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Genre: Documentary
Release Date: October 29, 2021
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Critic Score: 87% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Gary Goldstein
Los Angeles Times

Lapa's vivid and vital film... has much to say and says it well.

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Beatrice Loayza
New York Times

Once you settle into its wavelength, the documentary begins to feel simplistic, like a one-track excuse to roll out rare film clips and testimony.

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Tynan Yanaga
Film Inquiry

What we get feels like a mixture of both fact and dramatization, which while ceaselessly fascinating, feels slightly unsatisfying.

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Sheri Linden
Hollywood Reporter

Lapa has made a remarkable portrait of one man's reinvention, and of compartmentalizing in hyperdrive.

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Jessica Kiang

Several choices on Lapa's part - some unavoidable, some not - detract from the film's potentially enlightening impact.

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Christopher Llewellyn Reed
Film Festival Today

It's a fascinating examination of deception, gripping even as Speer proves increasingly repellant; or charismatic, if you have a thing for duplicity.

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Glenn Kenny

A fascinating and pertinent tale, but one major aspect of its telling gives me serious pause.

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Dennis Harvey
48 Hills

The fact that Speer's revisionist history was even considered as a major Hollywood project makes this documentary an even more astounding portrait of a liar-whether a coldly deliberate or delusional one, we'll never know.

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Neely Swanson
Easy Reader (California)

The juxtaposition of reality with Speer's fantasy and Birkin's complicity is as chilling as a terrifying horror film from which there is no escape.

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