I Am Divine

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  • Release Date: Oct 25, 2013
Metascore
70

Generally favorable reviews - based on 13 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 10 out of 13
  2. Negative: 0 out of 13

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Critic Reviews

  1. Reviewed by: Mike McCahill
    Sep 22, 2014
    60
    Schwarz offsets the camp with a sincere appreciation of both the obvious, larger-than-life personality and this performer's oft-overlooked skills.
  2. Reviewed by: Ethan LaCroix
    Oct 22, 2013
    60
    I Am Divine shows how the future John Waters muse transformed from an isolated, weird kid into an over-the-top, proudly freakish star who influenced everything from the aesthetics of first-wave punk to the performance style of today’s drag queens.
  3. Reviewed by: Steve Davis
    Oct 23, 2013
    50
    It feels like a veiled apology for Babs Johnson and other exercises in bad taste. In my book, the filthiest person alive will always win the prize.
User Score
7.4

Generally favorable reviews- based on 9 Ratings

User score distribution:
  1. Positive: 0 out of 1
  2. Negative: 0 out of 1
  1. Jul 26, 2014
    6
    A veritable feast for Divine fans. Others will be fairly interested in this fairly straightforward documentary about his life, films andA veritable feast for Divine fans. Others will be fairly interested in this fairly straightforward documentary about his life, films and musical career, but will possibly not end up as converts to his particular style of entertainment. His films were certainly not to my taste, generally, even though they became more commercially refined and less vulgar as time went by. The talking heads predictably spew forth superlatives and the enduring impression is of a like able, outrageous albeit somewhat insecure wreck of a man. Full Review »