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Go For It!

Rated PG-13 for sexual content, language, brief violence and drug material.

PG-13 In Theaters 05/13/2011 , 90min.
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84%
Viewer score based on 35 ratings
44%
Critic score based on 4 reviews

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May 17, 2011
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GO FOR IT develops a dramatic story that accurately reflects the lives of young talented artists seeking to succeed in today?s worl

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Village Voice
The overall effect is flattering but shallow, making Murphy's movie the last thing Mockingbird needs-another toothless encomium. No wonder Lee dodges the limelight. Full Review
David Fear
Time Out New York
Famous fans (Rosanne Cash! Oprah!!!) attest to the book and film's greatness, but at best, this is a half-hour A&E Biography episode padded out to feature-length with forgetful trivia, frustratingly facile history lessons and far too much fawning. Full Review
Frank Scheck
The Hollywood Reporter
Occasionally borders on hagiography, but it nonetheless provides wonderful insights into the book's social and literary importance as well as its author's personality. Full Review
Joe Neumaier
New York Daily News
Murphy also reveals one more gem when she interviews the New York couple who gave their friend Nell Harper Lee a financial gift in the '50s that allowed her to quit her job and finish the book, an act of generosity that is also one more kindness surrounding this most humane of artworks. Full Review
Kenneth Turan
Los Angeles Times
Though it's more than a little awestruck and feels padded even at 82 minutes, the story it tells remains completely fascinating Full Review

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