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The U.S. vs. John Lennon Review

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5.0

Dave White Profile

… call it an editorial doc if you want. Read full review

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    64

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  • 70

    out of 100

    Wall Street Journal Joe Morgenstern

    Loosely organized but still fascinating.

  • 70

    out of 100

    The Hollywood Reporter Kirk Honeycutt

    The thing that shines through most clearly, though, is Lennon himself. His widow allowed unprecedented access to the family archives, which along with ample newsreel footage bring us his presence once again.

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  • 75

    out of 100

    Entertainment Weekly Owen Gleiberman

    To me, the most potent dimension of The U.S. vs. John Lennon is the way that it captures the contradictory romanticism of Lennon the radical.

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  • 75

    out of 100

    Chicago Tribune Michael Wilmington

    People who love Lennon will almost certainly like the film; his detractors will almost certainly howl "bias!" Even so, it's a movie that, at its best, makes you ache with the memory of an anguished era and its fallen pop culture hero.

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