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Festival Express Reviews

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Owen Gleiberman
Entertainment Weekly
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Full Review Source: Entertainment Weekly | Original Score: B-

September 7, 2011
Peter Travers
Rolling Stone
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| Original Score: 3.5/4

August 14, 2007
Jason Gorber
Film Scouts

Man, what were they smoking? Oh, yeah, right. That.

Full Review Source: Film Scouts | Original Score: A

June 21, 2007
Ethan Alter
NYC Film Critic

Full Review Source: NYC Film Critic | Original Score: 3.5/5

March 5, 2005
Robert Roten
Laramie Movie Scope

A good snapshot of an earlier, simpler, more innocent time that seems now even longer ago than it was.

Full Review Source: Laramie Movie Scope | Original Score: B

February 1, 2005
Brian D. Johnson
Maclean's Magazine

It's touching to see rock stars in such a raw, uncommercial state. And the film, shot on rich-grained 16 mm, has none of the hyper, fast-cutting style of contemporary concert videos.

Full Review Source: Maclean's Magazine

November 20, 2004
Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

The music was fabulous--a reason enough to cherish this first-rate documentary.

Full Review Source: Ozus' World Movie Reviews | Original Score: A

November 17, 2004
Prairie Miller
Long Island Press

Both drive-thru snapshot travelogue of nomad alternative culture, and one-of-a-kind caught moments of intimate jam sessions.

November 4, 2004
Marjorie Baumgarten
Austin Chronicle

It captures a pure moment in time when musical hearts and minds beat as one, when musicians of all stripes came together to work and play hard and leave behind one damn fine-looking corpse.

Full Review Source: Austin Chronicle | Original Score: 4/5

October 19, 2004
Jeff Vice
Deseret News, Salt Lake City

A very well-assembled piece.

Full Review Source: Deseret News, Salt Lake City | Original Score: 3/4

October 8, 2004
Jack Garner
Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

A fascinating, tuneful excursion into the Woodstock Nation, circa 1970.

| Original Score: 8/10

September 24, 2004
Jeffrey Bruner
Des Moines Register

A rock 'n' roll time capsule that may be the final, great chronicle of the musical brilliance of the late 1960s.

Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5

September 24, 2004
Duane Dudek
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

A remarkable cultural document that captures the circus-like atmosphere and the raw and immediate quality of the performances.

| Original Score: 3/4

September 23, 2004
Bret McCabe
Orlando Weekly

From the moment Joplin announces her arrival in the film she holds you rapt under her spell.

Full Review Source: Orlando Weekly | Original Score: 3.5/5

September 23, 2004
Jesse Paddock
culturevulture.net

Joplin lets loose a version of 'Cry Baby' that should stand as one of the great performances in any concert film.

Full Review Source: culturevulture.net

September 23, 2004
John Beifuss
Commercial Appeal (Memphis, TN)

With her whiskey-marinated, desperate-for-love, full-tilt blooz mama wildcat yowl still intact, Janis Joplin is the best thing about this film...

| Original Score: 2.5/4

September 13, 2004

Baltimore Sun

Full Review Source: Baltimore Sun | Original Score: 4/4

September 10, 2004
Rob Thomas
Capital Times (Madison, WI)

A time of innocence and hope was rolling away like a train leaving the station, and "Festival Express" gives it a fond farewell.

Full Review | Original Score: 3/4

September 9, 2004
Anna Smith
Empire Magazine

The road doc format's nothing new, but it preserves such a brief, precious moment in rock history that it'll have fans captivated.

Full Review Source: Empire Magazine | Original Score: 3/5

September 4, 2004
Richard Harrington
Washington Post
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There are sterling concert performances by several bands in peak form.

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September 3, 2004
Derek Adams
Time Out
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November 16, 2011

Entertainment Weekly
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November 6, 2009
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October 18, 2008
Eddie Cockrell
Variety
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July 22, 2008

Time Out
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June 24, 2006
Jeffrey M. Anderson
Combustible Celluloid
May 26, 2006
Michael Szymanski
Zap2it.com
December 19, 2004
Todd R. Ramlow
PopMatters
November 19, 2004

St. Louis Post-Dispatch
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August 27, 2004
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