Amy Reviews

October 11, 2017
If there's a conclusion to be drawn, it's simply that Winehouse's talent came from the same part of her soul as her demons, a conundrum that she didn't live long enough to reconcile.
July 17, 2015
There are a couple of scenes in Asif Kapadia's new Amy Winehouse documentary, Amy, that make the fame-industrial complex seem rock-bottom awful.
July 10, 2015
A powerful, and powerfully sad, experience.
July 10, 2015
A mesmerizing yet devastating look at a singular talent.
July 10, 2015
It's Amy's words, her music, her voicemails, her home videos, her friends, her family, her tormentors, and her timeless incandescence. Look, listen and weep.
July 10, 2015
Plenty of folks praise Winehouse in "Amy." But no one was there to save her. Perhaps it wasn't possible. But perhaps it was.
July 9, 2015
The film is often uncomfortable to watch, prompting that little voice inside each of us to scream out "Somebody help her!"
July 9, 2015
One thing is for certain: It will be much harder to hear that handful of powerful, lush, carnal songs on Back to Black without the wallop of melancholy.
July 9, 2015
"Amy" doesn't depart from the standard behind-the-music template, but it does deepen the format immeasurably, through the intimacy of its archival materials and the focus of its approach.
July 9, 2015
The film is remarkable not just for the immense talent there to see in Winehouse's performances, but the fact that there is so much to see.