Raise Your Voice Reviews

November 2, 2006
Duff carries off the lead role with confidence and grace, exuding a kind of fresh-faced naivet not often found in other young female stars these days.
October 11, 2004
Proves Hilary Duff is here to stay. Is it corny at times? Definitely, but sometimes corn is good for you.
October 8, 2004
The music in Raise Your Voice ... manages to bring home what the uninspired script doesn't: Something in you dies if you don't express your musical talent.
October 8, 2004
It's particularly good at capturing that time of life when you simultaneously believe everything is possible and that each tiny misstep is the end of the world.
October 8, 2004
Duff at 17 is so easy to take. She radiates without smugness, like the blessed offspring of Marilyn Monroe and a virile marshmallow.
October 8, 2004
Not since the students spilled out onto the streets in Fame has musical performance been so infectious a part of coming of age.
October 8, 2004
What Hilary Duff will do when she grows up is anybody's guess, but for now she's the Duffinator, and things could be a lot worse.
October 8, 2004
It's easy to play the middle-aged critic and...dismiss the proceedings as trite, but for the... young teens seeing it, [it] will seem... relevant to their own lives.
October 7, 2004
Ms. Duff's screen presence and the film's infectious high spirits will make this piece of fluff appealing to young moviegoers without conveying any sinister messages.
October 7, 2004
It's a sweet and touching West Coast Fame, though it lacks that 1980 musical's manic energy and excitement.
October 7, 2004
As refreshing as it may be to see Duff shed tears, drop the 'like' and wear shirts that don't show off her midriff, this is more of a baby step than a giant leap forward.
October 7, 2004
I cared. I cared. Then it was off to therapy. After all, the film's production company, for gosh sakes, is called ChickFlicks. ChickFlicks!
October 5, 2004
So pure at heart that, even with its over-the-top moments and cliches, one is willing to forgive the flaws and admire all that it achieves.