The Most Hated Woman In America Reviews

March 30, 2017
She is an enigma and her rise to success a mirror of self-delusional hokum that should make us pause in reflection.
March 24, 2017
A film that is simultaneously too much and nothing at all because it's jumping around so much narratively.
March 22, 2017
Murray O'Hair was a force of nature, and Leo captures her formidable bluster, along with flashes of vulnerability contrasting with the stern certainty of her public appearances.
March 20, 2017
[The film] makes it abundantly clear that Madalyn Murray O'Hair was a riveting human being whose story is worth telling in our messed up times, but the film never has the slightest idea of what that story might be about.
March 15, 2017
The fiery breadth of the woman's life as a professional poke in religious America's eye is missing from this narrow, ineffectual offering, which presents itself as true-crime saga and bad-mommy soap opera more than a portrait of a complicated individual.
March 15, 2017
Thanks to a tasty take-no-prisoners lead performance by Melissa Leo, it can ... be a lot of fun, even if the Netflix original film's dramatic dividends prove less satisfying.
March 14, 2017
Seems to fall right where you'd expect: slightly better than your average TV movie, while not as good as your typical theatrical release.
March 14, 2017
Its desultory storytelling and seesaw of tonal shifts is frustrating in a way that so many poor biographical films tend to be. It's a pity, as O'Hair is a heck of a historical figure and Melissa Leo is, in many scenes, quite gripping.