63

New York Daily News

Feels like a VH1 slice-of-life with all the toppings. Yet it benefits from the fact that even a slice of it's title subject is a full meal.
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63

TV Guide

By Maitland McDonagh
A snapshot rather than a sustained look at Meat Loaf's tumultuous life and career, Klein's film is a revealing glimpse at the late career of a performer who looked a safe bet to die before he got old, then surprised everyone by hanging on long enough to find fans who weren't born when he started out.
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60

The New York Times

In Search of Paradise portrays Meat Loaf as an obsessive, self-punishing performer, striving in vain to put on a live show that matches the visions in his head.
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60

Variety

By Eddie Cockrell
Helmer Bruce David Klein's near-reverential treatment is a nice contrast to the rough-and-tumble of tour life.
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58 out of 100
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