City of GoldFilmmaker Laura Gabbert follows Pulitzer Prize-winning food critic Jonathan Gold, taking us into his universe to tell the improbable story of a revolution inspired by the pen, but driven by the palate.
Actors of "City of Gold"
Directors of "City of Gold"Laura Gabbert
Creators of "City of Gold"Laura Gabbert
Critic Reviews of "City of Gold"Globe and MailApril 01, 2016
Gabbert's film is part portrait, part city symphony. It celebrates Gold as a fixture of his native Los Angeles and L.A. as in thrall to its stalwart guide.Detroit NewsApril 01, 2016
There's an honesty in what Gold writes and the way he writes it, which is why his words have so much impact. The film has a similar impact to one of his reviews.Philadelphia InquirerMarch 25, 2016
It's a documentary that is ostensibly a profile of a man, but is really about the vibrant city he inhabits, beyond the Hollywood sheen and the grit of Compton.Boston GlobeMarch 24, 2016
It's a neat little bit of hagiography, dwelling fondly on his quirks, but that's OK. For people who want to taste the world, Gold is a patron saint.Washington PostMarch 24, 2016
A colorful and loving tribute to the kinds of restaurants that food critics once ignored - and a few fancy places as well.MetroActiveDecember 31, 2016
An unalloyed success, this documentary makes the city and its subject one.Austin American-StatesmanDecember 27, 2016
City of Gold' is a sweet and charming portrait of a talented man with a big appetite -- for food, for people, for Los Angeles.Arkansas Democrat-GazetteAugust 26, 2016
While the documentary occasionally verges on hagiography... it doesn't irritate... It's just a nice movie about a nice manCombustible CelluloidJuly 01, 2016
It's really a documentary about journalism and eating, and truly appreciating both words and food.New Zealand HeraldMay 26, 2016
Be warned: if you go on an empty stomach, you will certainly not last the distance.East Bay ExpressApril 29, 2016
It's obviously fun being Gold.
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