Linda Ronstadt: The Sound of My Voice Reviews

October 10, 2019
Oscar-winning directors Rob Epstein and Jeffrey Friedman have tackled complicated subjects before...Maybe they're just overawed by the subject, although they do have plenty of good material to work with...
September 26, 2019
Prizing gentility over grittiness, I suppose, the movie rarely wades deeply into anything that has the potential for prickliness.
September 25, 2019
Perhaps it's unfair to fault Linda Ronstadt: The Sound of My Voice simply for coming at the end of an assembly line of products, but it's officially time for a moratorium on Baby Boomer music docs.
September 13, 2019
Linda Ronstadt: The Sound of My Voice contains no shortage of praise. It does, however, possess a significant shortage of insight.
September 12, 2019
Its subject seems willing to analyze herself, but the filmmakers give her mere lip service
September 12, 2019
Since [Jeffrey Friedman and Rob Epstein] are a top-notch documentary duo with such probing films as The Celluloid Closet and The Times of Harvey Milk representative of their filmography, it's fair to have expected more from this music doc.
September 10, 2019
Ronstadt speaks of herself honestly and modestly, but the talking-heads tributes in this doc are trite.
September 1, 2019
It isn't long into the film when the hagiographic soundbites from famous interviewees become the dominant mode.
May 6, 2019
The Sound of My Voice has little interest in being anything other than a glorified wikipedia page...
May 2, 2019
The movie is a maddeningly shallow look at Ronstadt's remarkable life.