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Based on 16 Reviews
critic reviews (10)
fan reviews ( 1 )
  • 75
    Peter Hartlaub San Francisco Chronicle

    Captures an artist who has decided not to burn out, but to fade away with dignity. show more

  • 88
    Philadelphia Inquirer

    If you're a fan of the indomitable Canadian rocker - high-pitched voice, proto-grunge guitar, total immersion in the music - then you want to see Neil Young Trunk Show on the big screen, for sure. show more

  • 100
    Elizabeth Weitzman New York Daily News

    If he has overlooked your favorites, have faith: There’s plenty left in the trunk for that promised encore. show more

  • 80
    The Hollywood Reporter

    While Demme's latest doc might not fully express the sublime arc of Young's career, it's another worthy contribution to the artist's lifelong body of work. show more

  • 100
    Stephen Cole The Globe and Mail (Toronto)

    An impressionistic work that is perfectly in tune with its subject’s hallucinatory music. show more

  • 75
    Ann Hornaday Washington Post

    May not achieve the transcendent heights of "Neil Young: Heart of Gold," but it has its own pleasures. show more

  • 63
    Ty Burr Boston Globe

    The movie’s not all glorious noise. show more

  • 63
    Joe Williams St. Louis Post-Dispatch

    For better or worse, this is a straightforward performance film. show more

  • 100
    Keith Uhlich Time Out New York

    This is Young in his playroom, grabbing his toys at random while indulging his every antimelodic whim, and Demme’s off-the-cuff approach makes for the perfect aesthetic complement. show more

  • 70
    Ray Greene Boxoffice Magazine

    It’s a marvelous document of a still vital musician whose unbending indifference to pop fashion has proven him more creatively durable than any other figure from the golden ’60s moment that gave birth to his career. show more

  • March 25, 2010 ziggyt44
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    I live 60 miles from the ryman. I have seen many concerts their but this one i missed. I watched it on dvd. I missed a classic. Neil young played his heart out and i still watch it every time i get a chance. Neil young is truly a talent for the ages. Zigman

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