• Network: HBO
  • Series Premiere Date: Oct 5, 2011
Metascore
74

Generally favorable reviews - based on 13 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 10 out of 13
  2. Negative: 0 out of 13

Critic Reviews

  1. Reviewed by: David Hinckley
    Oct 5, 2011
    60
    In contrast to Scorsese's other work, like his Bob Dylan documentary and "The Last Waltz," George Harrison feels like it doesn't get far below the surface.
  2. Reviewed by: Nick Schager
    Oct 17, 2011
    50
    That Living in the Material World shines scant illuminating light on Harrison's story is all the more frustrating for its immense length.
  3. Reviewed by: Hank Stuever
    Oct 4, 2011
    60
    For its epic investment, Living in the Material World still feels like only part of the story.
User Score
8.0

Generally favorable reviews- based on 12 Ratings

User score distribution:
  1. Positive: 11 out of 12
  2. Mixed: 0 out of 12
  3. Negative: 1 out of 12
  1. Jul 11, 2012
    10
    This is probably the most entertaining documentary I have ever watched, personally. I think anyone from the hard-core Beatles fans to theThis is probably the most entertaining documentary I have ever watched, personally. I think anyone from the hard-core Beatles fans to the casual Beatles fans will appreciate the quality footage and interviews. Full Review »
  2. Oct 10, 2011
    9
    This documentary takes its time, slowly revealing the character of this legendary man.. the footage is raw and personal.. much of itThis documentary takes its time, slowly revealing the character of this legendary man.. the footage is raw and personal.. much of it previously unreleased.. i consider myself a pretty knowledgeable Beatles fan, but after watching this, I have a fresh perspective on the band and especially GH songs.. The second half got really emotional for me.. i felt so in-tune with the man via the poignant interviews and footage.. he lived a big, inspiring life.. Full Review »