Jane's Journey Reviews

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Sheri Linden
Los Angeles Times
September 23, 2011
Positivity has its limits in "Jane's Journey," a portrait of primatologist Jane Goodall that's long on adulation and short on spark.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
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Joe Neumaier
New York Daily News
September 16, 2011
Now in her 70s, Goodall is still shy, with as much indefatigible energy as ever.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
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Kyle Smith
New York Post
September 16, 2011
You may have the feeling of being stuck at a nice old lady's house while she narrates a meandering slide show in slow, storybook tones.
Full Review | Original Score: 1/4
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Paul Brunick
New York Times
September 15, 2011
Skimps on intellectual substance but skirts by on the lightly likable charm of its subject, who appears throughout.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
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Andrew Schenker
Time Out
September 14, 2011
Any analysis of her philanthropy or character is traded for blind idol worship...
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
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Rob Nelson
Village Voice
September 13, 2011
Spectacularly photographed and journalistically lame...