Skip to main content

reviews

83
Based on 25 Critics
critic reviews ( 3 )
fan reviews ( 5 )
  • Sometimes it's racism; sometimes bum luck; sometimes it's producer Phil Spector putting Love's voice in another singer's mouth. You watch. You hear the gospel spoken in the voices of these women. And you marvel. show more

  • Audiences meet the most memorable voices in the world of backup singers. They perform with world-famous musical acts, but theirs are not household names. Their stories, however, are inspiring, heartbreaking and enthralling. show more

  • Neville unearths a treasure trove of archival TV, concert and film footage featuring many of these vocalists in their heyday, balancing the material with perfectly-lit contemporary studio interviews and performances shot in pristine digital cinematography, supplemented by more informal scenes depicting the frequent challenges of these musicians' careers. show more

See all critic reviews on metacritic.com
  • August 24, 2013 hf00000000161916
    Report This User

    I left the theatre feeling better about myself. This movie was so moving. It\'s a finger snapping, ear to ear grinning, joyful walk through the soul of american music. Sometimes rejoicing, always engrossing and ever triumphant. One of the BEST movie experiences ever!

  • July 13, 2013 jlnabb
    Report This User

    This is an outstanding documentary. If you have any interest in music from the late 60\'s, you will love this movie.

  • July 11, 2013 lgjhere1
    Report This User

    A powerful reminder of who you know and where you are at a given time that can determine your rise to the top, not necessarily how good you are.

My Settings

You are currently subscribed as: {email}


Subscriptions

Get the latest reviews, movie news, photos, and trailers sent straight to your inbox.

Weekly Newsletter

Daily alerts

Movies

You're not following any movies.

These are the movies you’re currently following.


    Update settings
    X