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  • 88
    Peter Travers Rolling Stone

    For three years, the camera focuses on the Chicks as wives, mothers, entertainers and political flash points. Their fight to stay uncompromised is inspiring. show more

  • 100
    San Francisco Chronicle

    Documentary filmmakers pray for something to happen to their subjects when the cameras are rolling, and two-time Academy Award-winning documentarian Kopple struck gold when Maines told a crowd on the opening night of the band's first European tour that she was "ashamed" that President Bush was from Texas. show more

  • 75
    Claudia Puig USA Today

    While there is a vague hint of a vanity project in a few extraneous scenes, directors Barbara Kopple and Cecilia Peck have fashioned a compelling and rousing film that will not only appeal to Chicks fans, but make fans of those who weren't before. show more

  • 60
    Wall Street Journal

    Sympathetic, engaging documentary. show more

  • 75
    Elizabeth Weitzman New York Daily News

    As insightful as it is entertaining. show more

  • 88
    Roger Ebert Chicago Sun-Times

    The documentary shows what a tight-knit group the Chicks are. show more

  • 88
    Michael Phillips Chicago Tribune

    A seriously entertaining highlight of the fall season. show more

  • 88
    Angel Cohn TV Guide

    While it's unlikely that her film will sway former fans who swore off the band for political reasons, that seems beside the point. show more

  • 88
    Wesley Morris Boston Globe

    Barbara Kopple and Cecilia Peck's film is a fascinating look at the intersection of commerce, celebrity, and controversy. show more

  • 75
    Rene Rodriguez Miami Herald

    The fact that you might emerge from the theater eager to give their albums a listen is a testament to how effective this lively and stirring movie about freedom of speech really is. show more

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