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Ethel Reviews

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Mark A. Perigard
Boston Herald
October 18, 2012
While often touching, it's a lightweight addition to HBO's schedule.
Full Review | Original Score: B
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Matthew Gilbert
Boston Globe
October 18, 2012
Kennedy buffs will enjoy Ethel enormously. Others likely will think it's about half an hour too long.
Cynthia Fuchs
October 18, 2012
The film offers images for the rest of us to parse, public performances that may or may not reveal what we want to see.
Full Review | Original Score: 7/10
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Ed Bark
Uncle Barky
October 18, 2012
Even with its air-brushing and reticent title subject, Ethel is a watchable, oft-affecting film.
Full Review | Original Score: B
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Gary Goldstein
Los Angeles Times
October 4, 2012
A moving, highly enjoyable, thoroughly absorbing portrait.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
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Justin Lowe
Hollywood Reporter
February 10, 2012
This intimate, revealing portrait of Robert F. Kennedy's widow, directed by their youngest daughter, is a unique installment in the cultural history of this storied family.
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John Anderson
January 24, 2012
A Kennedy family album of insight-free affection and nostalgia that lobs long, lofting softballs at its subject.

Film Threat
January 22, 2013
Full Review | Original Score: 5/5
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