20 Feet From Stardom Reviews

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January 1, 2018
Artists including Mick Jagger talk about their backing singers -- and the soundtrack is, of course, heavenly.
March 28, 2014
An enjoyable arts feature with its heart in the right place ...
March 27, 2014
Such a great idea for a documentary, and such a surprise to realise that it has never been done before.
March 27, 2014
A warm and fitting tribute to talented singers.
December 31, 2013
It's that versatility that defines these singers, the ability to make following seem as important as leading.
December 31, 2013
The documentary tells similarly poignant stories in a fast-paced 91 minutes through interviews, contemporary concert footage and great archival stuff.
July 3, 2019
Both a sight for sore eyes, and a clearing of blocked ears.
June 17, 2019
No murders or revolutions necessary in this well-constructed and moving exploration of great talents who deserve their dues.
March 14, 2019
The Oscar-nominated documentary 20 Feet From Stardom attempts to right this injustice by focusing on [Merry] Clayton and a number of other backup singers whose voices we know, but whose names we often do not.
March 8, 2019
The parade of incredible women, the stream of songs you won't believe they sang on, and those irresistible voices belting out keep the rhythm going through the schmaltz, even if the conductor seems to have dropped his hymn book.
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