The U.S. vs. John Lennon Reviews

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May 12, 2020
The film's most obvious asset is a splendid soundtrack containing dozens of songs from Lennon's solo career...
November 20, 2008
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July 10, 2007
A powerful statement about how in a country of "democracy," the peace keepers are deemed the most dangerous to civilization...
June 21, 2007
An excellent documentary in charting how celebrities can use their public status for good, especially if they have the guts to turn their backs on what made them famous for a greater good.
June 21, 2007
The breadth of interviews was quite good, and the film goes to great pains to situate Lennon within the wider political framework of the day. Everyone from G. Gordon Liddy to Geraldo are trotted out to either decry or justify the treatment that the Nixon
June 7, 2007
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May 25, 2007
It's as gripping as any thriller and as moving as any drama with the added fascination of the unfathomable relationship between John and Yoko.
January 31, 2007
Um belssimo documentrio que nos faz lembrar de que, por ter existido, John Lennon fez deste um mundo melhor.
January 25, 2007
An entertaining, lightweight (sometimes too much so) documentary about Lennon's deportation case
December 30, 2006
If anything this film proves that song can have more impact than a little toe tapping and tub-thumping.
December 13, 2006
...though I was familiar with the songs, I never really understood the message. I do now.
November 29, 2006
What promises to be a provocative account of the late Beatle's involvement with the American underground delivers precious little in this Yoko-approved documentary.
November 24, 2006
By the time The U.S. vs. John Lennon is done, the filmmakers have reinforced the sense that pop music once produced prophets, as well as profits.
November 24, 2006
Lennon's spirit, like his music, shines through this movie like a beacon.
November 10, 2006
An engaging and informative film about the period in the life of the former Beatle during which he emerged as a political activist and, consequently, a thorn in the side of the Nixon administration.
November 9, 2006
Looking back, the Nixon administration's muddling seems almost comically inept, except that, much like today, the costs are so unspeakably high.
November 9, 2006
The film draws upon news footage, old song recordings and interviews with his friends to craft a portrait in immense, rewarding detail.
November 1, 2006
It serves as a primer for what Lennon was and what he believed and what he did.
October 28, 2006
The film paints with swaggeringly broad strokes, the basic thesis being Lennon = good, government = bad.
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