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George Michael: Freedom (2017)

George Michael: Freedom (2017)

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George Michael's life and career are explored, with an emphasis on the formative period of the late singer's life. Interviewed: Stevie Wonder; Elton John; Ricky Gervais; Nile Rogers; Mary J. Blige; James Corden; Tony Bennett. Michael's narrates.

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Critic Reviews for George Michael: Freedom

All Critics (11) | Top Critics (2)

The documentary's heavy emphasis on the early-to-mid '90s has the marked feel of someone taking stock of their memories and curating their desired legacy. Which, of course, is the prerogative of an authorized, posthumous, hour-and-a-half documentary.

October 23, 2017 | Full Review…

Essentially a glorified sizzle reel stringing together interviews and TV performances any serious fan is likely to have already seen, the documentary does little to deepen our understanding of Michael or his music.

October 20, 2017 | Full Review…

I tried to watch without prejudice, but in the end I felt I'd just been watching a supersized commercial.

October 27, 2017 | Rating: 2/5 | Full Review…

Freedom is a great work of documentary filmmaking: stylishly shot, narratively gripping and backed by string arrangements composed by Michael himself

October 25, 2017 | Full Review…

The film wanted for grit, and for context. Where we needed Johnny Marr, we got only James Corden. Where we could have done with a Simon Reynolds-style figure, we had to make do with a nodding Mark Ronson.

October 23, 2017 | Full Review…

For all of Freedom: George Michael I just didn't know what I was watching.

October 23, 2017 | Rating: 2/5 | Full Review…

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