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Venus And Serena Reviews

June 25, 2013
An amiable enough overview, with the occasional 'say what?' moment.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
May 24, 2013
Does the film pull back the curtain on who they are and what drives them? Not so much.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
May 17, 2013
How much new does Venus and Serena have to tell us? Not enough.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
May 15, 2013
An engaging, warts-and-all look at the Williams sisters.
May 15, 2013
The film works better as a thrilling but superficial celebration of two incredible athletes instead of a personal portrait of two world-famous women who continue to make sports history.
Read More | Original Score: 3/4
May 10, 2013
Fans probably won't learn much they don't already know, but the film covers enough ground to feel like the movie equivalent of one of those lengthy, in-depth articles you used to get in the magazine of your Sunday newspaper.
May 10, 2013
The movie offers up much fascinating then-and-now footage.
Full Review | Original Score: B-
May 10, 2013
Will you know Venus and Serena any better after watching this movie than you did before? Probably not.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
May 10, 2013
An insightful look into the remarkable rise of the tennis-playing Williams sisters.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
May 10, 2013
Any tennis fan interested in a straight-up account of what makes these fiercely talented players tick ... will find much to enjoy in "Venus and Serena."
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
May 9, 2013
Think of this movie as a greatest-hits package, with some good stuff to show but nothing very new to say.
Read More | Original Score: 3/5
May 9, 2013
What is clear, over and above everything else, is that these women, who are often in need of a best friend, have it in each other.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
Top Critic
May 9, 2013
Lively if slightly worshipful ...
May 9, 2013
The filmmakers remain admirably unbiased, a rarity in biographical documentaries. They neither worship nor vilify their subject, but allow her to define herself on her own unapologetically complex terms.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
May 9, 2013
What comes across most strongly is the genuine, overpowering love these two women have for each other, even when they're in direct competition.
Full Review | Original Score: B-
May 7, 2013
The film works best as a primer, as it would take a miniseries to do justice to all that the sisters have accomplished in the face of obvious obstacles and naked double standards.
May 7, 2013
Once Venus and Serena flips through the duo's collection of greatest hits and hissy fits, it settles into a groove of lip service from famous people ...
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5