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Pussy Riot- - A Punk Prayer Reviews

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Stephanie MacLellan
Toronto Star
February 13, 2014
If you're still getting up to speed on how these Russian balaclava-clad feminists became an international cause célèbre, filmmakers Mike Lerner and Maxim Pozdorovkin offer an entertaining primer ...
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
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Hank Stuever
Washington Post
June 10, 2013
[It's] captivating and profoundly dismaying. If nothing else, you'll run crying with relief into the arms of the U.S. Constitution.
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Linda Stasi
New York Post
June 10, 2013
This doc is an answer only to the band's prayers for never-ending publicity.
Full Review | Original Score: 1.5/4
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Mike Hale
New York Times
June 10, 2013
The filmmakers... add a crucial humanizing element, by focusing on the women's conflicted but supportive parents
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Stephanie Zacharek
Village Voice
June 4, 2013
The women of Pussy Riot have an idea of what the new Russia should sound like; Pussy Riot: A Punk Prayer shows just how hard it is to make that new world audible.
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Mark Olsen
Los Angeles Times
May 30, 2013
Even if you may not be putting a Pussy Riot song on your next playlist, there is something so of-the-moment and exciting about the group that "Pussy Riot: A Punk Prayer" feels important, if not fully complete.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
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Jordan Hoffman
January 30, 2013
[a] very "60 Minutes" vibe
Full Review | Original Score: B-
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Justin Lowe
Hollywood Reporter
January 22, 2013
A rough DIY style doesn't obscure the significance of this very timely documentary.
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John Anderson
January 22, 2013
They're not John, Paul and Ringo, but Nadia, Masha and Katia -- aka Pussy Riot -- are now among the most famous rockers in the world. In Pussy Riot: A Punk Prayer, they also appear to be the bravest.