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The Punk Singer Reviews

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Austin Trunick
Under the Radar

The Punk Singer works ... as an eye-witness account of an important movement in feminist art; it's a film as vibrant and as vital as [Hanna's] music.

Full Review Source: Under the Radar | Original Score: 8/10

August 18, 2014

This hagiographic ode to the quintessential 90s riot grrrl is by no means definitive, but there's a welcome rallying cry to all wannabe revolutionary rockers hidden within the bio-doc blather.

Full Review Source: Film4

June 6, 2014
Landon Palmer
Nonfics

...perhaps there is an inherent contradiction in attempting to capture a democratizing movement through an individual figure, as rocktastic and badass as that figure might be.

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

June 2, 2014
Aine O'Connor
Irish Independent

This blast from the past is strangely timely.

Full Review Source: Irish Independent

May 30, 2014
Sophie Mayer
Sight and Sound

Anderson's film -- a scrappy, exuberant battler like its subject -- shows how Hanna has transmuted a hunger borne of body-image pressure into a hunger to change the world.

Full Review Source: Sight and Sound

May 29, 2014
Rich Cline
Contactmusic.com

With energy and insight, this documentary races through the life of one of the most influential musicians of the 1990s, feminist punk artist Kathleen Hanna.

Full Review Source: Contactmusic.com | Original Score: 3.5/5

May 29, 2014
Mark Kermode
Observer [UK]

[A] terrifically watchable and impressively empowering documentary ...

Full Review Source: Observer [UK] | Original Score: 4/5

May 26, 2014
Geoffrey Macnab
Independent

Kathleen Hanna, former lead singer of Bikini Kill, comes across as an inspirational figure in Sini Anderson's rousing documentary.

Full Review Source: Independent | Original Score: 4/5

May 23, 2014
MaryAnn Johanson
Flick Filosopher

A fantastic introduction to original riot grrrl Kathleen Hanna and her groundbreaking work in music, feminism, and all-around kickass awesomeness.

Full Review Source: Flick Filosopher

May 23, 2014
Lisa Williams
Electric Sheep

[An] affectionate, bordering on hagiographic, film.

Full Review Source: Electric Sheep

May 23, 2014
Steve Rose
Guardian

She's a real role model, and her mysterious withdrawal in 2005 - explained as due to undiagnosed Lyme disease - left a vacuum that's still conspicuously unfilled.

Full Review Source: Guardian | Original Score: 4/5

May 22, 2014
Sophie Monks Kaufman
Little White Lies

A rousing celebration of the creative and political life of outspoken Riot grrrl icon, Kathleen Hanna.

Full Review Source: Little White Lies | Original Score: 5/5

May 22, 2014
Danny Leigh
Financial Times

Initially held together by grainy VHS footage and cuttings from old fanzines, the film is gifted with a protagonist of endless brio and a cultural backdrop just distant enough to feel forgotten.

Full Review Source: Financial Times | Original Score: 3/5

May 22, 2014
Jon Lyus
HeyUGuys

The Punk Singer is the sort of film that makes you want to shriek with a hectic muddle of rage, adoration and passion! A must-see piece of cinema.

Full Review Source: HeyUGuys | Original Score: 5/5

May 22, 2014
Siobhan Synnot
Scotsman

A fascinating, affectionate profile with Hanna's husband and former Beastie Boy Adam Horovitz, singer Joan Jett and music writer Kim Gordon in the queue to pay tribute to the riotous grrrl.

Full Review Source: Scotsman | Original Score: 4/5

May 19, 2014
Kevin Harley
Total Film

Hanna's fearless voice still commands attention.

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

May 19, 2014
Malcolm Jack
The List

Leaves you wishing there were more musicians of any sex who embrace rock's potency for smashing cultural boundaries with such power and personality as this one did in her fearless prime.

Full Review Source: The List | Original Score: 4/5

March 19, 2014
David McGinty
The Skinny

The Punk Singer takes us back to the era when manifestos were spread in underground fanzines.

Full Review Source: The Skinny | Original Score: 4/5

March 6, 2014
Jonathan Kiefer
SF Weekly

Anderson's movie, like Hanna's music, is raw and propulsive, anti-indifferent.

Full Review Source: SF Weekly

February 4, 2014
Kevin Jagernauth
The Playlist

Finally giving Hanna the proper due she deserves, the solid, well-calibrated, leanly composed...and highly enjoyable The Punk Singer brings dimension & real shape to a band, era and scene that is often compartmentalized into one or two categories.

Full Review Source: The Playlist | Original Score: B+

December 13, 2013
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