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The Punk Singer Review

Other Critics provided by Metacritic.com

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

  • 4.0
    75

    out of 100

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

  • 70

    out of 100

    The Hollywood Reporter John DeFore

    The doc happily devotes most of its time to a stylish, energetic account of Hanna's career to date and the impact it has had on a generation of women.

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  • 75

    out of 100

    Chicago Sun-Times Bruce Ingram

    Despite the insularity, Punk Singer has a terrific story to tell, not least about the fascinating contradictions in Hanna’s character.

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  • 80

    out of 100

    Variety Dennis Harvey

    Dynamic performance footage and input from a variety of collaborators, colleagues and admirers, as well as Hanna herself, make the tightly edited Punk Singer a vivid watch even for those with no interest in or experience with the music itself.

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  • 80

    out of 100

    Los Angeles Times Inkoo Kang

    The Punk Singer fascinatingly traces the evolution of a woman.

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  • 90

    out of 100

    Village Voice Amy Nicholson

    It's impossible to watch The Punk Singer and not ask if feminism is dead. That's a fair starting question. But a better one is what if it isn't — what if we've just stopped recognizing it?

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