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Steve McQueen: American Icon



The Movie:

In trivia of the personally strange, I tend to gravitate to documentaries on Steve McQueen, as I’ve watched the one where McQueen labored over years to get his Le Mans film made, and I’ve also seen the one that examines why McQueen was so charismatic and his life with remembrances by his son Chad. I didn’t know what to expect from Steve McQueen: American Icon, but it wasn’t without intrigue.

There was a point late in McQueen’s life that he had discovered spirituality and faith and his love of Jesus Christ. Yes, THAT Steve McQueen! And American Icon spends some exploratory time diving into that period in his life, but this is spent near the end of the 80-minute film, after the film has hit touchstones…Read the entire review


By Max Schindler