BLACKPINK: Light Up the Sky Reviews

October 14, 2020
The challenge is to make it more than just an infomercial. Seen that way, Blackpink: Light Up the Sky manages to offer a welcome reminder that even for K-pop's reigning queens, all that glitters isn't always gold.
October 14, 2020
The K-pop phenomenon may still feel new to some consumers (it's not), but if nothing else, Suh's film handily does away with the sense that these superstars are simply part of a pre-packaged cultural machine.
October 14, 2020
Here is an economy in which companies make millions by working kids to the bone. Skimming the topic is a missed opportunity, but the film's winsome stars are its saving grace.
October 14, 2020
What does it mean that Blackpink seems more interesting in a documentary than in the music that led to the doc's creation? Perhaps it's the strategy for survival the women know they'll need.
October 14, 2020
The lack of controversy in "Light Up the Sky" can make the movie feel tightly manicured. But what you miss in internet-fueled scuttlebutt, you gain in human insight.