Greenwich Village: Music That Defined a Generation Reviews

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Jay Stone
Canada.com
May 2, 2013

Greenwich Village: The Music That Defined A Generation makes you wish you'd been there too, hearing it all for the first time.

Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
Rick Groen
Globe and Mail
Top Critic
March 8, 2013

Greenwich Village: Music That Defined a Generation behaves altogether too much like the generation that got defined - yep, its starts out energetic and fresh only to age into tedious self-importance.

Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
David Noh
Film Journal International
March 1, 2013

Its blandly generic title is all too disappointingly germane to this loving but far from incisive documentary covering a vital time in music history.

Lou Lumenick
New York Post
Top Critic
January 18, 2013

Documentarian Laura Archibald has rounded up an impressive group of survivors ...

Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
Stephen Holden
New York Times
Top Critic
January 17, 2013

The film's pleasures are the same ones offered by a sprawling, lavishly illustrated magazine spread.

Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
Tom Keogh
Seattle Times
Top Critic
May 30, 2013

Though lacking narrative focus, it offers rich impressions of a New York City artistic community that profoundly influenced American popular culture.

Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
Chuck Bowen
Slant Magazine
January 17, 2013

Director Laura Archibald's approach is fatally safe, often turning poets into self-congratulatory windbags.

Full Review | Original Score: 1.5/4
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