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Paul Williams Still Alive Review

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Critics scores range from 0 to 100, with higher scores indicating more favorable reviews.

  • 4.0
    72

    out of 100

    Metascore®
    Generally favorable reviews
    based on a weighted average of all
    critic review scores.

  • 80

    out of 100

    The New York Times

    Mr. Williams's quiet integrity trumps Mr. Kessler at every turn. Self-aware and articulate, with a modesty born from confidence, he persistently uses the film to extol - and demonstrate - the rewards of recovery. His conviction brings necessary moral weight to Paul Williams: Still Alive, which transcends caricature to emerge an impressive personal testament.

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  • 80

    out of 100

    Variety Joe Leydon

    An engrossing and satisfying picture, one that can be enjoyed even by people who have never before heard of its subject.

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  • 80

    out of 100

    The Hollywood Reporter Kirk Honeycutt

    The film has a winning combination for all sorts of platforms as the story is highly intriguing and the music speaks, or rather sings, for itself.

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  • 83

    out of 100

    Entertainment Weekly Owen Gleiberman

    The movie is fascinating, though it smacks its own lips a bit too much at the tackiness of freak '70s stardom.

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