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One Direction: This Is Us Reviews

Christy Lemire
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This Is Us does what it needs to do for its target audience. But anyone looking for actual substance or insight will be disappointed and maybe even a little bored with its repetitive nature.

Full Review Source: | Original Score: 2/4

August 31, 2013
David Hiltbrand
Philadelphia Inquirer
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The fact is that they are as criminally cute as a basketful of puppies. This Is Us manages to frame that boyish appeal astutely ...

Full Review Source: Philadelphia Inquirer | Original Score: 3/4

August 30, 2013
Adam Graham
Detroit News
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It might not make you a fan of One Direction, but it will certainly make you understand the group, which is the job of any good documentary.

Full Review Source: Detroit News | Original Score: B+

August 30, 2013
Bill Zwecker
Chicago Sun-Times
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The film is a successful witness to the great charm possessed by all five members of One Direction.

Full Review Source: Chicago Sun-Times | Original Score: 3/4

August 29, 2013
Mark Olsen
Los Angeles Times
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"One Direction: This Is Us" leaves the larger questions it points toward teasingly unexplored, making the film little more than a harmless keepsake.

Full Review Source: Los Angeles Times | Original Score: 2.5/5

August 29, 2013
Miriam Bale
New York Times
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With a group so evidently versed in the visuals of rock history, it's a shame that a filmmaker wasn't hired who would pay homage to classic pop films instead of offering a satisfactory paid promotional.

Full Review Source: New York Times | Original Score: 3/5

August 29, 2013
Andrew Frisicano
Time Out New York
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Adoring hordes will no doubt devour shots of shirtless head hunk Harry, simmering "quiet one" Zayn and the others goofing on their minders, while nonacolytes will giggle over the Jackass-lite pranks that seem to fill most of their downtime.

Full Review Source: Time Out New York | Original Score: 3/5

August 29, 2013
Marc Hirsh
Boston Globe
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It's not that Harry Styles, Zayn Malik, Liam Payne, Niall Horan, and Louis Tomlinson aren't charming and likable. The problem is that the movie offers no way of differentiating them beyond their hairstyles.

Full Review Source: Boston Globe | Original Score: 1.5/4

August 29, 2013
Stephanie Merry
Washington Post
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For the most part, the movie embraces harmless fun, which can be enjoyable for the audience members, whether they're 1D fans or not.

Full Review Source: Washington Post | Original Score: 2.5/4

August 29, 2013
Frank Lovece
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An airbrushed image of celibate wholesomeness without groupies or even girlfriends, and where evidently nothing stronger than milk passes these young men's lips.

Full Review Source: Newsday | Original Score: 1.5/4

August 29, 2013
Sara Stewart
New York Post
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No personal revelations surface in "This Is Us." Also, no narrative, no conflict - no differentiation between band members, even, besides the designation of dark-eyed Zayn as "the mysterious one" (he likes to paint).

Full Review Source: New York Post | Original Score: 2/4

August 29, 2013
Joe Williams
St. Louis Post-Dispatch
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A tour documentary that's so streamlined, it could only have been produced by a machine.

Full Review Source: St. Louis Post-Dispatch | Original Score: 2/4

August 29, 2013
Linda Barnard
Toronto Star
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One Direction: This is Us is movie fan fare as slickly assembled as the manufactured English/Irish singing group itself.

Full Review Source: Toronto Star | Original Score: 2/4

August 29, 2013
Claudia Puig
USA Today
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A reasonably intriguing, if rather sanitized, look at these seemingly likable young entertainers.

Full Review Source: USA Today | Original Score: 2.5/4

August 29, 2013
Alonso Duralde
The Wrap
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For audiences willing to spend some time basking in the glow of the teen sensation of the moment, this docu-music-infomercial is as palatable, and as disposable, as the group's hit songs.

Full Review Source: The Wrap

August 28, 2013
Bill Goodykoontz
Arizona Republic
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This doesn't set out to be a movie that gets at anything more than making the One Direction guys look adorable, if maybe just a little darker than your average boy-band bunch.

Full Review Source: Arizona Republic | Original Score: 3/5

August 28, 2013
Jim Farber
New York Daily News
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The stage footage, from Madison Square Garden to Mexico City's stadium, has some snazzy allure. The 3-D effects make fans feel like they could reach out and squeeze them.

Full Review Source: New York Daily News | Original Score: 3/5

August 28, 2013
Chris Nashawaty
Entertainment Weekly
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Essentially a slick, airbrushed promo reel of a bunch of genuinely sweet superstars who can't believe their dumb luck. That's charming. But it's also a little boring. What it's most definitely not is a documentary.

Full Review Source: Entertainment Weekly | Original Score: C+

August 28, 2013
Amy Nicholson
Village Voice
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Even calling the film a documentary feels deluded.

Full Review Source: Village Voice

August 27, 2013
Justin Lowe
Hollywood Reporter
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Adding another must-see item to their portfolio will surely only increase One Direction's popularity.

Full Review Source: Hollywood Reporter

August 26, 2013
Andrew Barker
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The film's central fivesome prove charming pallbearers throughout the film, which alternates between inspired and insipid as it hits its hagiographic marks.

Full Review Source: Variety

August 21, 2013
Cath Clarke
Time Out
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No warts, no acne -- there's not even a pimple on the butt of this on-tour portrait of the reality-bred boy popsters.

Full Review Source: Time Out | Original Score: 3/5

August 21, 2013
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