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RBG Reviews

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April 24, 2019
Inspiring and entertaining, RBG is a delightful exploration of the dynamic Supreme Court justice known as the Notorious RBG.
March 30, 2019
RBG fails to offer a warts-and-all approach to its subject, but it's a film that may persuade you to sport a trendy "Notorious RBG" T-shirt and follow her lead.
Full Review | Original Score: B
February 26, 2019
I love a good documentary and RBG about Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsberg is a good one.
Full Review | Original Score: 7/10
February 22, 2019
On the Basis of Sex has buckets of appeal but when it comes to underselling the great RBG's legacy, the movie is guilty beyond a reasonable doubt.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
February 21, 2019
As this elegantly assembled film shows, the "Notorious RBG" as young Americans affectionately call the 85-year-old, has changed millions of women's lives for the better through her hard work and brilliant legal mind.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
February 10, 2019
While I admit RBG is highly entertaining and teeming with warmth for its subject, it's also one of those documentaries that turns a Wikipedia entry into an audiovisual presentation.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
February 7, 2019
Sure, there's a whiff of hagiography here and there, but it's still an interesting and engaging look at one of the more important figures in recent American history.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
February 1, 2019
The visual resources to illustrate the key moments of a trajectory governed by the prudent ethic of advancing step by step reveal themselves annoyingly blunt. [Full Review in Spanish]
January 24, 2019
[This] account of Ginsburg's life is straightforward and upbeat. It's of interest simply because its subject is an interesting person.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
January 8, 2019
Affectionate but respectful in tone, West and Cohen's documentary is timely as a celebration of Justice Ginsburg's accomplishments.
January 8, 2019
Feminism is not a fad, and the Notorious RBG continues to be in the fight for the long haul.
January 7, 2019
10 Best of 2018: Honorable Mention.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
January 7, 2019
[RBG] has been instrumental in changing so much of what we now take for granted; this insight into the woman behind the law is utterly charming.
Full Review | Original Score: 5/5
January 6, 2019
Her determination and self-belief are inspiring. She's convinced she still has much to offer. Only a cruel fool would disagree.
Full Review | Original Score: 5/5
January 6, 2019
This solid documentary approaches its subject... with much the same calm eloquence that Bader Ginsburg has brought to her judgments over her career.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
January 4, 2019
A documentary that was as sober as its subject might have spent more time on the fascinating archival audio ... but this breezy primer is hard to argue with.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
January 4, 2019
Undeniably a hero's portrait yet a comforting one in these trying political times, RBG offers up a snappy, comprehensive precis of Ginsburg's fascinating life and career.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
January 3, 2019
The life and work of the associate justice of the US Supreme Court, Ruth Bader Ginsburg (aka "the notorious RBG") is the subject of this dense, inspiring and often playful panegyric.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
January 3, 2019
[A] partisan but entertaining and informative documentary.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
January 3, 2019
RBG isn't a critical portrait of its subject but an enlightening and affectionate one.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
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