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Ai Weiwei: Never Sorry Reviews

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January 26, 2018
Invigorating.
Full Review | Original Score: A-
February 28, 2013
Read More | Original Score: B+
January 22, 2013
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
January 22, 2013
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
January 1, 2013
To say Ai Weiwei is an interesting character is an understatement. He is an unconventional social activist and a thorn in the side of the authoritarian Chinese Communist Party.
Full Review | Original Score: B+
December 18, 2012
Ai Weiwei is such a laid back, calm and yet mischievous spirit that the film takes on a whole different, almost joyous tone.
Full Review | Original Score: 4.5/5
December 7, 2012
The film is about the power and limits of art.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
November 27, 2012
Klayman never demonizes the authoritarian Chinese government, as her purpose seems to be to show how difficult it is to be a rebel in such a closed society as China.
Full Review | Original Score: B
September 26, 2012
A compelling documentary that explodes proper and stuffy notions of what a foreign intellectual dissident looks and sounds like.
Full Review | Original Score: B+
September 21, 2012
The struggle for free speech in China is given sharp, sobering, disturbing voice through the struggles of cutting edge, digitally savvy, Twitter-loving artist Ai Weiwei.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
September 19, 2012
Alison Klayman's remarkable film about China's leading 'digital dissident' fully illustrates the talents of a man who often does the opposite of what you'd expect.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
September 7, 2012
... straightforward, entertaining and provocative documentary about the titular Chinese artist
Full Review | Original Score: 87/100
September 7, 2012
A fascinating portrait of a modern artist and activist trying to make a difference within China's repressive political system.
Full Review | Original Score: B
September 4, 2012
Even if you don't like documentaries as a rule, I'm betting you'll like Ai Weiwei himself so much that you'll be glad you took the time to get to know him through this film.
Full Review | Original Score: 4.5/5
August 26, 2012
Klayman deserves a lot of credit for being in the right place at the right time with the right person. Ai is a treat to follow around, and his courage is clearly more than a pose.
Full Review | Original Score: 4.5/5
August 23, 2012
An unprecedented inside look at Chinese politics and a fascinating tour of modern art at the same time.
Full Review | Original Score: 9/10
August 19, 2012
A powerful film that teaches us as much about ourselves as it does it's subject, "Ai Weiwei: Never Sorry," is a sure bet to be nominated for an Oscar come January 2013.
Full Review | Original Score: 5/5
August 16, 2012
This riveting documentary deserves consideration for year-end awards. Klayman gained unprecedented access to this very photogenic man with a dynamic personality.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
August 16, 2012
The film's recurring theme is of an artist on a perpetual hunt for transparency, in his country and abroad.
Read More | Original Score: 3/4
August 12, 2012
A lively, informative, funny and inspirational portrait of a courageous, charismatic, highly original man.
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