Metacritic Movie Ratings
The September Issue Reviews



out of 100

Generally favorable reviews
Based on a weighted average of all critic review scores.

A sample of reviews from critics across the country.

  • 100

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    Entertainment WeeklyOwen Gleiberman

    Lusciously revealing fly-on-the-wall portrait of Anna Wintour.

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  • 75

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    USA TodayClaudia Puig

    While it doesn't scratch much below the surface, The September Issue is an entertainingly voyeuristic glimpse into the fashion world.

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  • 70

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    The Hollywood Reporter

    Consistent with her ice queen reputation, Wintour is often disconcertingly direct and frequently unfeeling, though not without a dry sense of humor.

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  • 40

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    Wall Street Journal

    The press notes boast that Mr. Cutler was given "unprecedented access" and the right of final cut; these advantages don't seem to have done much for this listless film.

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