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Raise Your Voice Reviews

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Nell Minow
Common Sense Media
December 28, 2010
Made for tween girls.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
Felix Vasquez Jr.
Cinema Crazed
April 29, 2009
Vapid story, shallow concept, bad acting, unoriginal characters, and a climax so cheesy I had to shut it off to keep from kicking in the screen.
CT Staff
Christianity Today
November 2, 2006
Duff carries off the lead role with confidence and grace, exuding a kind of fresh-faced naiveté not often found in other young female stars these days.
| Original Score: 2.5/4
Mark Pfeiffer
Reel Times: Reflections on Cinema
April 14, 2005
Duff's sunny disposition makes her a likable movie presence, but I've yet to see anything from her...beyond a 'let's put on a show' high school drama club enthusiasm.
Full Review | Original Score: C-
Ed Gonzalez
Slant Magazine
February 12, 2005
10 Reasons Why You Should (Or Shouldn't) See Raise Your Voice...
Full Review | Original Score: 1/4
Frank Ochieng
Movie Eye
October 30, 2004
In watching the anemically manipulative Raise Your Voice, one wouldn't mind calling for a touch of well-needed laryngitis.
Full Review | Original Score: 1/4
Anthony Del Valle
Las Vegas Mercury
October 26, 2004
It's 'Fame,' 'Footloose,' 'Peyton Place,' and 'Hilary Duff's Greatest Hits' rolled into one moist glob
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
Tony Toscano
Talking Pictures (U.S.)
October 24, 2004
...very predictable...
Full Review| Original Score: C+
Marjorie Baumgarten
Austin Chronicle
October 19, 2004
This ain't Fame. It will not live forever.
Full Review | Original Score: 1/5

E! Online
October 19, 2004
Nothing to sing about.
Full Review | Original Score: C+
David Noh
Film Journal International
October 19, 2004
It's all very formulaic and fatuous.
Kevin Carr
Fat Guys at the Movies
October 15, 2004
This film is nothing more than a series of cliches strung together with a lot of shots of Hilary Duff in tight tank tops.
Full Review | Original Score: 1.5/5
Angela Baldassarre
Sympatico.ca
October 14, 2004
Dubbed this year's "Fame," Sean McNamara's film has very little in common with the terrific 1980 movie. **
Ken Hanke
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)
October 13, 2004
Hilary Duff's latest vehicle ought to be a hearse carrying the ashes of her career.
Full Review | Original Score: .5/5
Susan Granger
Modamag.com
October 12, 2004
Hilary Duff finds "Fame" amid this tepid, tremulous fluff, aimed specifically at 'tweens.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/10
Vince Koehler
Entertainment Spectrum
October 11, 2004
Sean McNamara directs this pleasant piece of fluff that is aimed at teens.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
Tyler Hanley
Palo Alto Weekly
October 11, 2004
Raise Your Voice is like a Hallmark movie of the week produced by an MTV intern.
| Original Score: 2/4
Jackie K. Cooper
jackiekcooper.com
October 11, 2004
A sanitized version of "Fame" for the pre-teen set
Full Review| Original Score: 5/10
Mark Collette
Tyler Morning Telegraph (Texas)
October 11, 2004
When Homer Simpson takes a can of Duff beer and crushes it against his thick skull, it's curious how the resulting object has all the dimension of one of Hilary Duff's roles.
| Original Score: 1/4
Top Critic
Richard Roeper
Ebert & Roeper
October 11, 2004
I like Hilary Duff, she's very charming, but she's stuck on this after school special level with these movies.
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