Suzi Q

critic Reviews

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  • Fresh Tomatometer Score
    Peter KeoughBoston Globe
    With Quatro as guide, Firmager follows her progress, from the all-girl garage band she formed in 1964 with her sisters after they saw the Beatles on "The Ed Sullivan Show" to the ups-and-downs of her solo career, to eclectic side trips...
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  • Fresh Tomatometer Score
    Chris WillmanVariety
    "Suzi Q" is almost as charming as its subject, who is seen in bookending scenes putting the leather back on for some raucous rock shows in the lead-up to her recent 70th birthday.
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    Sheila O'MalleyRogerEbert.com
    Like Joan Jett says: Suzi Quatro really 'should be much more discussed.' Hopefully Suzi Q will start that long-overdue conversation.
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    Steve PondTheWrap
    An effective, straightforward history lesson of sorts, aimed at restoring the reputation of a woman who has been little more than a footnote in U.S. rock history.
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    Sheri LindenHollywood Reporter
    As a glimpse at the nitty-gritty of building a music career in the '60s and '70s, the film is instructive, though the record-by-record trajectory could have been tighter.
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    Ed MasleyArizona Republic
    For all the documentary's focus on Quatro's role as a trailblazing woman in rock, the film also serves as an intriguing and entertaining overview of her career.
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    Kim HughesOriginal Cin
    Watchable if not terribly enlightening, this doc nevertheless frames its subject with affection and lines up multiple stars to back its premise.
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    Kathy FennessySeattle Film Blog
    All told, it's a good, solid documentary that lacks any shocking revelations or tear-stained redemption arcs, and that's kind of refreshing, really.
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    Todd JorgensonCinemalogue
    American female rock pioneer Suzi Quatro gets a long-deserved turn in the spotlight with this straightforward documentary about her life and career.
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    Christopher Llewellyn ReedFilm Festival Today
    Rock on, then, and may everyone else follow.
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