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Based on 24 Reviews
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  • 50
    San Francisco Chronicle

    Business intrudes on art. show more

  • 88
    Philadelphia Inquirer

    Tells Wilco's story so well that you'll leave the theater thinking the album is a work of genius. show more

  • 63
    Elizabeth Weitzman New York Daily News

    This is compelling stuff, but Jones seems almost pathologically averse to upstaging the songs themselves. show more

  • 88
    Michael Sragow Baltimore Sun

    This picture is jagged and exciting; it tells several plots imperfectly, yet makes them add up to a great American story about integrity challenged and triumphant. show more

  • 75
    Robert K. Elder Chicago Tribune

    This is a rare gem tripped over while making a run-of-the-mill rockumentary about a band's new album. show more

  • 63
    Megan Lehmann New York Post

    The concert footage is stirring, the recording sessions are intriguing, and -- on the way to striking a blow for artistic integrity -- this quality band may pick up new admirers. show more

  • 63
    Wesley Morris Boston Globe

    To love Wilco is to believe in a certain rustic intelligence about popular music (and about yourself) and to embrace the Tweedy worldview that you need sarcasm and vagueness to cope with the pitfalls of sincerity. show more

  • 63
    Liam Lacey The Globe and Mail (Toronto)

    May be anticorporate, it's by no means hype-free. show more

  • 50
    Connie Ogle Miami Herald

    A slightly dull film by photographer Sam Jones. show more

  • 70
    TV Guide

    Shot in grainy black and white, the film features tons of entertaining footage of the band in the studio as well as an enlightening commentary from music critics Greg Kot and David Frick. show more

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