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  • 75
    Walter Addiego San Francisco Chronicle

    The stuntwomen are also subject to the unbreakable law of Hollywood, that the advantage is always to the young and beautiful. show more

  • 75
    Elizabeth Weitzman New York Daily News

    Amanda Micheli's candid documentary introduces us to two of these real-life daredevils, and it is a genuine pleasure. show more

  • 70
    Kirk Honeycutt The Hollywood Reporter

    Very entertainingly takes us into the world of stuntwomen. show more

  • 75
    David Sterritt Christian Science Monitor

    Entertaining documentary about stuntwomen who do risky business for a living. show more

  • 75
    V.A. Musetto New York Post

    It shows the hardship that women -- especially older women -- must endure in a male-dominated business. show more

  • 75
    Ty Burr Boston Globe

    Focuses on a parallel universe that moviegoers rarely consider: that of the invisible, hard-working craftspeople who put the illusion together. show more

  • 90
    Eric Campos Film Threat

    Thrilling stunt footage aside, this is a film that celebrates the strength of women in the entertainment industry and these two separate stories are tied together perfectly by filmmaker Amanda Micheli. show more

  • 60
    Maitland McDonagh TV Guide

    Less a history of a specialty that scarcely existed before the '70s -- men habitually donned wigs and dresses to double for women -- than a portrait of two women, one beginning her career and the other in the twilight of hers. show more

  • 80
    Noel Murray The A.V. Club

    Given how well Micheli captures the personality and aspirations of two complicated professionals, it's too bad she never answers the key question: What makes one person a stuntwoman, and another a star? show more

  • 80
    Kevin Crust Los Angeles Times

    Fascinating, highly entertaining. show more

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