Bob Ross: Happy Accidents, Betrayal & Greed

Bob Ross: Happy Accidents, Betrayal & Greed

Bob Ross: Happy Accidents, Betrayal & Greed

Beloved TV personality, soothing art instructor, and current-day meme machine Bob Ross once had to fight for his business empire, a topic investigated in this documentary.

2021Rating: PG-1392 minsUSA
Documentary
Director:
Joshua Rofé
Cast:
Bob Ross

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Bob Ross: Happy Accidents, Betrayal & Greed / Reviews

Stuff

Stuff

Enlightening, entertaining and occasionally heart-rending...

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The New York Times

The New York Times

The melancholy result is that the painter... remains a mystery; not the brand that’s made millions but the guy who touched millions.

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CNN

CNN

(Happy Accidents reflects) the difficulty of remembering such personalities in pastel-hued colors, especially when green enters the picture.

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RogerEbert.com

RogerEbert.com

Rofé's fleet documentary...has as many notable insights as a miniseries, all packed into 95 minutes...

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Hollywood Reporter

Hollywood Reporter

It's loosely informative, rarely revelatory and, despite what the title might lead you to expect, never provocative.

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Decider

Decider

The frustrating thing about Happy Accidents is that the most bizarre and confusing parts of the story... are crammed into the film’s final minutes, and presented without much useful context.

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San Francisco Chronicle

San Francisco Chronicle

The film makes the case that the Kowalskis bilked Ross’ family out of their share of money from Ross’ image and likeness, and steamrolled other artists and instructors... And it makes this case well.

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Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles Times

Ultimately a cooled celebration, one eager to acknowledge that gurus are complicated, showbiz is treacherous, and some landscapes hide things.

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