Film Review: Plimpton! Starring George Plimpton as Himself

Film Review: Plimpton! Starring George Plimpton as Himself

Plimpton! Starring George Plimpton as Himself airs Friday, May 16, on PBS’ American Masters series. Check local listings for times.

The allure of celebrity is the unknown. We imagine their lives to be filled with so much more than our own, luxurious extras and experiences that can only be had by the select. Our curiosity captivates us, and leaves us yearning to know more, itching for a chance to be a part of that world. It is the same curiosity that inspires people to travel, to go on safari, to go skydiving. For many of us, it remains just on the horizon, perpetually out of reach through both societal limitations and strictures we place on ourselves. [Read more…]