The Globe and Mail (Toronto)

By Liam Lacey
A high-school talent show, no doubt, but, at its best, well worth glorifying.
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Philadelphia Inquirer

By David Hiltbrand
Part of Glee's charm has always been its innocent amateurishness, its just-folks aura. The live show clings to that conceit - with some pyrotechnics thrown in.
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The Hollywood Reporter

By Todd McCarthy
A blatant commodity designed to illustrate what a splendid influence the hit television show has been on the world at large, if the series' creators don't mind saying so themselves.
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Can't make its mind up about what, exactly, it is.
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San Francisco Chronicle

By Amy Biancolli
It's a celebration of nerd pride in all its many-feathered glory.
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USA Today

By Scott Bowles
Glee the TV show has become a cult phenom with three essential ingredients: whip-smart kids, adult-sized issues, all blended to sugary pop tunes. About a third of those components made it into Glee: The 3D Concert Movie.
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Entertainment Weekly

By Lisa Schwarzbaum
As for the concert itself, it's a generically big, loud, overchoreographed, over-mic'ed, post-Madonna production.
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New York Daily News

By Joe Neumaier
A lot of gleeful audience members are interviewed in Glee: The 3-D Concert Experience, though the source of their happiness could be a lot of things.
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Boston Globe

By Ty Burr
It's a working illustration of what differentiates movie stars from TV stars. When we buy a ticket for a George Clooney movie, it's because we want to see George Clooney (or Emma Stone or Tom Hanks or whomever). The real stars of "Glee," on the other hand, are the characters, not the actors.
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Rolling Stone

By Peter Travers
The movie plays like an evangelical prayer meeting, though I'd hold the hallelujahs. The characters we came to admire as vulnerable misfits hit the stage like visiting royalty and with a nonstop perkiness that makes the Von Trapps look like manic-depressives.
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48 out of 100
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