★ ★ ★ Bert Stern: Original Madman Bert Stern recorded and defined pop culture and celebrity in the ’50s and ’60s with his photography, much of it compiled here. That alone would make Shannah Laumeister’s documentary a must-see, not to mention the details of the wild ups and downs of his life, told from the now octogenarian Stern’s recollections. Too bad Laumeister indulges in the least interesting part of his biography: his relationship with her. (89 min., unrated) (Peter Keough) Full story for BostonGlobe.com subscribers.
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