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  • 40
    Elizabeth Weitzman New York Daily News

    The music will keep you in your seat, but there's so much more to this story. If only they'd gotten it right the second time around. show more

  • 70
    Kirk Honeycutt The Hollywood Reporter

    Who Do You Love, directed by Broadway veteran Jerry Zaks, pays attention to the music but to its credit pays even more attention to the actors and story. show more

  • 63
    Roger Ebert Chicago Sun-Times

    I think more edge is needed, more reality about the racial situation at the time, more insight into how and why R&B and rock ’n’ roll actually did forever transform societies in America and the world. show more

  • 50
    Kyle Smith New York Post

    There isn't anything especially wrong with Who Do You Love but there's nothing here that cries out to be seen, either. Read more: http://www.nypost.com/p/entertainment/movies/who_do_you_love_VZgyGvsv0ruc9teHrzQIlJ#ixzz0kcaj8Mwl show more

  • 80
    Pam Grady Boxoffice Magazine

    For the most part, though, Who Do You Love does a marvelous job of recreating the times and the music and, most of all, of bringing to life this behind-the-scenes giant of the music business. show more

  • 40
    David Fear Time Out New York

    Even if you can miraculously avoid comparing this take on rock & roll record maker Leonard Chess (Nivola) to 2008’s similar Cadillac Records, Jerry Zaks’s lukewarm biopic still won’t get your fingers snapping; it’d be a runt in any litter. show more

  • 70
    Los Angeles Times

    Nostalgia and blues buffs who missed that lively film ("Cadillac Records") could do worse than this entertaining, if sometimes slight, revisit directed by Broadway veteran Jerry Zaks. show more

  • 70
    Variety

    Ultimately an entertaining story about a deeply lonely man. show more

  • 70
    Andrea Gronvall Chicago Reader

    Sitting on the shelf since 2008, when it was muscled out of the marketplace by "Cadillac Records," Sony's glossy, star-studded movie about Leonard. But it's clearly the better movie, earthier, wittier, and more intimate in its treatment of America's racial divide in the 1950s. show more

  • 60
    Stephen Holden The New York Times

    Has neither the star power nor the epic sense of itself that infused “Cadillac Records,” the 2008 film on the same subject. show more

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