Hey, Boo: Harper Lee and To Kill a Mockingbird Synopsis
Tom Brokaw, Oprah Winfrey and others reflect on the impact of author Harper Lee's masterpiece.
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Entertainment Weekly

By Owen Gleiberman
Harper Lee hasn't been interviewed in 47 years, but this meditation on her only novel, "To Kill a Mockingbird," puts you inside her skin.
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80

New York Daily News

By Joe Neumaier
Murphy also reveals one more gem when she interviews the New York couple who gave their friend Nell Harper Lee a financial gift in the '50s...
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80

Los Angeles Times

By Kenneth Turan
Though it's more than a little awestruck and feels padded even at 82 minutes, the story it tells remains completely fascinating
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75

New York Observer

By Rex Reed
Hey, Boo solves the mystery of Boo, and also, to some degree, the mystery of Harper Lee. It's a fine film, well worth seeing.
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75

New York Post

By Lou Lumenick
Lee hasn't given an interview in 45 years, and even her 99-year-old sister (still practicing as a lawyer) only hazards a guess in Mary...
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70

The Hollywood Reporter

By Frank Scheck
Occasionally borders on hagiography, but it nonetheless provides wonderful insights into the book's social and literary importance as well...
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70

The New York Times

By Neil Genzlinger
Eventually, though, Hey, Boo settles into a pleasant rhythm. It gives the fascinating history of how the book came to be.
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63

Boston Globe

By Mark Feeney
Hey, Boo is the documentary equivalent of a group hug, right down to the segments showing middle schoolers in Westchester County, N.Y., and...
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40

Time Out New York

By David Fear
Famous fans (Rosanne Cash! Oprah!!!) attest to the book and film's greatness, but at best, this is a half-hour A&E Biography episode padded...
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40

Village Voice

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The overall effect is flattering but shallow, making Murphy's movie the last thing Mockingbird needs-another toothless encomium. No wonder...
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