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Senna Review

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

  • 4.0
    79

    out of 100

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

  • 80

    out of 100

    The Hollywood Reporter Todd McCarthy

    Feels lavish by normal documentary standards and will have great appeal in such F1 hotbeds as Europe and South America.

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  • 88

    out of 100

    Chicago Tribune Michael Phillips

    The film is a remarkable experience on a purely sensory level, and the best of its archival footage - on the track, in private meetings with drivers before the races, from the white-knuckle, over-the-shoulder perspective of Senna himself - is pure gold.

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  • 90

    out of 100

    Wall Street Journal Joe Morgenstern

    What's most rewarding, though, is that Mr. Senna speaks extensively and eloquently for himself, and reveals himself to be an eminently human hero. He's thoughtful, even philosophical, about decisions that deprive him of seemingly well-earned victories.

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  • 91

    out of 100

    Entertainment Weekly Lisa Schwarzbaum

    With exemplary use of archival footage, director Asif Kapadia expertly contrasts episodes of adrenaline-rush speed with moments of reflective slow motion to capture the addictive thrill and danger of the sport, as well as the personal values of the humble, spiritual sportsman.

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