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Chicago Sun-Times

By Roger Ebert
Provides an untidy and frustrating but never boring look at his life and times.
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63

Chicago Tribune

By John Petrakis
Feels more like a music video than a serious look back at a time, a place and a very smart, funny and unconventional man.
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63

Boston Globe

By Jay Carr
An earnest but ultimately scattered effort to put Yippie radical Abbie Hoffman's best foot posthumously forward.
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63

USA Today

By Mike Clark
A film dealing fully with Hoffman's final years might have had a lot more punch.
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58

Entertainment Weekly

By Owen Gleiberman
Scrappy and rambling and overly earnest.
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50

New York Post

By Lou Lumenick
Vincent D'Onofrio does capture Hoffman's charisma and nuttiness - and he's the only reason to resist the temptation to skip this...
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50

San Francisco Examiner

By Wesley Morris
It's often a lapsed, under-informed documentary with restagings.
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50

San Francisco Chronicle

By Bob Graham
Won't work until the film comes out on video.
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50

New York Daily News

By Jami Bernard
An admiring but overly simplified walk down memory lane.
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45

Mr. Showbiz

By Kevin Maynard
Never better than middling, despite its best intentions.
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Rated R | For nudity, substance abuse, explicit language