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Based on 24 Reviews
critic reviews (10)
fan reviews ( 0 )
  • 75
    Ruthe Stein San Francisco Chronicle

    Raises the bar for movies geared to teens. show more

  • 38
    Mike Clark USA Today

    Actor John Corbett, so clean-cut in "My Big Fat Greek Wedding" and "Raising Helen," goes surprisingly scruffy here as someone who apparently studied music under Grizzly Adams. show more

  • 63
    Steven Rea Philadelphia Inquirer

    As for Duff, she's bright-eyed and bubbly, though her singing talents are nowhere near as awesome as Raise Your Voice's who's-going-to-win-the-big-scholarship plotline requires. show more

  • 75
    Jami Bernard New York Daily News

    What is unusual and exciting about the movie is the assemblage of raw talent in the cast. show more

  • 50
    The Hollywood Reporter

    Should attract Duff's core audience but not much more than that. show more

  • 50
    Wesley Morris Boston Globe

    The movie's enthusiasm is as indelible and shiny as the lip gloss its star wears to bed. show more

  • 38
    Robert K. Elder Chicago Tribune

    Worst of all, though, is the movie's moral maneuvering. show more

  • 38
    Connie Ogle Miami Herald

    Loaded with so much drama that the story sinks into a grim, sloppy soap-opera mix. show more

  • 25
    Roger Ebert Chicago Sun-Times

    Her dad was right about one thing. Something terrible did happen to her (Duff) in Los Angeles. She made this movie. show more

  • 25
    Lou Lumenick New York Post

    Overlong, blandly soporific. show more

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