The Rolling Stones: Charlie Is My Darling - Ireland 1965 Reviews

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Frank Pasquine
Paste Magazine
November 14, 2012

Any Rolling Stones fan -- and quite a few who don't necessarily identify with the band -- will find much that is endearing in Charlie is my Darling.

Full Review | Original Score: 7.8/10
Prairie Miller
October 30, 2012

Revisits a time when 'satisfaction' was more about rebel labor of love music than media attention, before it all became corporatized. Along with a discomfort with fame once upon a time, that has now ironically evolved into anxiety when one is without it.

A.O. Scott
New York Times
Top Critic
October 25, 2012

Mostly ... what you see is the intensity of rock 'n' roll at a time when it still felt risky and thrilling.

Full Review | Original Score: 5/5
Ted Scheinman
Slant Magazine
October 25, 2012

The doc weaves its footage into a meditation on sex, art, and money among a band not yet wearied of all three.

Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
Ronnie Scheib
Top Critic
October 24, 2012

The kinetically shot concert footage captures the volatile dynamic between performers and audience, as Mick Jagger's provocative posturing is followed by fans storming the stage.

Melissa Anderson
Village Voice
Top Critic
October 23, 2012

Charlie Is My Darling captures the quintet at their most impossibly vernal and beautiful.

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