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BB King: The Life of Riley Reviews

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Liam Lacey
Globe and Mail
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[King] is unfailingly articulate, gentlemanly and modest but this is a movie where more music, less talk would definitely have been an improvement.

Full Review Source: Globe and Mail | Original Score: 3/4

June 28, 2013
Jennifer Tate
ViewLondon

An intuitive and appealing documentary about the life of one of the world's most recognised Blues musicians, but BB King: The Life of Riley sometimes grows a bit repetitive and its chronological sequence is rather bland.

Full Review Source: ViewLondon | Original Score: 3/5

October 17, 2012
George Bass
Total Film

Too many people know this man as just the source vocalist from Moby's classic 'Natural Blues'; hopefully this will change that.

Full Review Source: Total Film | Original Score: 4/5

October 17, 2012
Philip French
Observer [UK]

[An] authoritative British documentary on [King's] long, impressive career.

Full Review Source: Observer [UK]

October 13, 2012
Trevor Johnston
Time Out
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In the music business, 'legend' is an over-used word: see this and understand what it means.

Full Review Source: Time Out | Original Score: 4/5

October 11, 2012
Robbie Collin
Daily Telegraph

Conscientious documentary toasting and contextualising blues guitarist BB King's life and work.

Full Review Source: Daily Telegraph | Original Score: 3/5

October 11, 2012
John Beifuss
Commercial Appeal (Memphis, TN)

It would have been nice if the movie had allowed voices less fannish than those of King's peers and childhood friends to make the case for the signficance of 'The King of the Blues.'

Full Review Source: Commercial Appeal (Memphis, TN) | Original Score: 2.5/4

June 6, 2014
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