Let It Be Reviews

January 17, 2018
The film is a bore. It's supposed to show how the Beatles work, but it doesn't. Shot without any design, clumsily edited, uninformative and naive, it would have destroyed a lesser group.
September 6, 2007
The scenes included in the film show the four simply trying to make music, and often as not having fun doing it.
September 6, 2007
Let It Be is a relatively innocuous, unimaginative piece of film.
Top Critic
June 24, 2006
The sycophancy of the direction notwithstanding, this survives as a fascinating record of both the Beatles' collapse and their unending power over their audience (us).
January 25, 2006
September 25, 2003
In many ways, it is the best Beatles film.
May 24, 2003
Like the album it shares a name with, the film is not all it should have been.
October 30, 2002
October 17, 2002
Phoney documentary with great music. Notable for the bits of truth that get through
September 27, 2002
September 26, 2002
Sanitized it may well be, but agonizing nonetheless -- it's a domestic squabble that somehow touches history.
September 24, 2002
The only glimpse we will have of the world's most successful and influential musical group at work