By Joe Leydon
A slickly entertaining piece of work that will doubtless delight the young pop star’s fan base, and possibly engage curiosity-seekers who have heretofore remained immune or indifferent to Bieber Fever.
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Entertainment Weekly

By Adam Markovitz
When the movie occasionally does confront its hero’s foibles, its answers are disappointingly pat.
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Boston Globe

Where Bieber’s first concert documentary, 2011’s “Justin Bieber: Never Say Never,” chronicled his rise to fame, his new one is damage control.
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The New York Times

Another piece of propaganda for the Bieber proletariat.
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Village Voice

This time around, we enter the now 19-year-old's world while he sits behind the piano, hitting a melody that's not nearly as memorable as the focused expression that we will see repeatedly throughout the movie.
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Washington Post

By Stephanie Merry
Along the way there’s a sprinkling of humanizing moments.
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The A.V. Club

All the boilerplate aphorisms and blatant attempts at image rehabilitation make Bieber seem like a kind of mega-church preacher leading a long-converted congregation, another huckster dancing around in a white suit.
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The Hollywood Reporter

By Frank Scheck
Strictly for the Beliebers.
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New York Magazine (Vulture)

By David Edelstein
My daughter wants you to know that the movie is great and that you shouldn’t listen to a hater like me. I envy her belief.
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37 out of 100
Generally unfavorable reviews
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