Total Film | Behind The Candelabra Review


Laying bare the homosexuality he hid from public view, it’s hardly the red-carpet treatment the fiercely litigious pianist dreamt of.

Nor is it the fantastically kitsch biopic that some anticipated.

Rather, it’s a witty, classy study of relationships, sex and stardom.

Douglas pulls out all the stops while – somehow – avoiding caricature in a glittering celebrity portrait. If Soderbergh’s swansong doesn’t always mine great depths, it gives fabulous surface.

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StarWarsFan1239d ago

This movie was surprisingly entertaining. The ads for it didn't do it justice. You have to watch it.