In many ways it was the perfect match: Ernest Hemingway whose heroes personified his definition of courage - "grace under pressure" - and Gary Cooper, the man who often portrayed those characters on screen. Yet in other ways-politically, intellectually, and personally- Hemingway and Cooper were a study in contradictions.
Reviewed by The New York Times film critic Andy Webster it was named an NY Times Critics’ Pic by Manohla Dargis, A. O. Scott and Stephen Holden. Webster said the picture was proof that the work of these two men "endures and so does what they stood for." New York Times Review
Cooper & Hemingway is a first class, dual celebrity bio-documentary.
James Van Maanen October 11, 2013 Trust Movies
True Gen, written and directed by John Mulholland and Produced by Richard Zampella is exceptional, a NY Times Critics Pick, it opened in 2013 to considerable fanfare in NYC.
Ron McFarland August 26, 2014 Author
Cooper and Hemingway: The True Gen may just be informative to a fault, but there's an intriguing investigation to be made of the unlikely bond between an easygoing, friendly Hollywood conservative and an intemperate, hard-drinking arts-and-letters liberal
Robert Abele October 1, 2013 The Los Angeles Times