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The Punk Singer

Not Rated In Theaters 11/29/2013 , 80min.
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RogerEbert.com
Is the movie too adulatory? It is not the most subtly layered documentary I've ever seen, but these days it's no longer verboten to take a stance in docs. And there is so much to be admired about Hanna. Plus…if you've never seen some of those songs performed…it's electrifying. Full Review
Amy Nicholson
Village Voice
It's impossible to watch The Punk Singer and not ask if feminism is dead. That's a fair starting question. But a better one is what if it isn't — what if we've just stopped recognizing it? Full Review
Andrew O'Hehir
Salon.com
As Hanna’s fans already know, she’s back onstage with a new band called the Julie Ruin, who sound terrific. Today she can be a singer, a musician, a poet or an artist, but we can’t ask her to be a revolutionary. Full Review
Bruce Ingram
Chicago Sun-Times
Despite the insularity, Punk Singer has a terrific story to tell, not least about the fascinating contradictions in Hanna’s character. Full Review
Drew Hunt
Slant Magazine
Sini Anderson's film may be another unimaginative fan letter, but at least Kathleen Hannah is worthy of such devotion. Full Review

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