Neil Young Journeys

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  • Summary: This past May, Neil Young brought his solo tour to Toronto's Massey Hall, an iconic venue in the city of his birth.

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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 18 out of 21
  2. Negative: 1 out of 21
  1. Reviewed by: Keith Uhlich
    Jun 29, 2012
    100
    This time around, the director documents a 2011 Young solo show in Toronto (the musician's birthplace), but in an intentionally fractured way.
  2. Reviewed by: Peter Rainer
    Jun 29, 2012
    91
    A feast for Neil Young lovers and initiates alike.
  3. Reviewed by: Claudia Puig
    Jun 29, 2012
    88
    It certainly stays alive in this spare and intriguing film directed by Jonathan Demme, who has helmed two previous Young concert films.
  4. Reviewed by: Peter Travers
    Jun 29, 2012
    75
    Journeys, shot on the last two nights of Young's 2011 solo world tour, is essential Neil Young.
  5. Reviewed by: Michael Phillips
    Jul 12, 2012
    75
    With its one-of-a-kind poetic lamentation, Young's voice sounds more peculiarly lovely than ever. A small picture, but good and true.
  6. Reviewed by: Peter Hartlaub
    Jul 5, 2012
    75
    Half of one song is performed with a speck of saliva on the camera. More casual fans will twist in their chairs uncomfortably, wishing that a roadie would walk up and wipe it off. Neil Young die-hards will cherish the spittle.
  7. Reviewed by: Kyle Smith
    Jun 29, 2012
    12
    The nicest thing I can think of to say about the doc Neil Young Journeys is that at least it isn't in 3-D.

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  2. Negative: 1 out of 2
  1. Aug 7, 2012
    5
    One of the worst movies ever. 20 minutes of Neil's chin hair with spit on the camera lens. Buy the soundtrack. Great confidence booster forOne of the worst movies ever. 20 minutes of Neil's chin hair with spit on the camera lens. Buy the soundtrack. Great confidence booster for student film makers. Collapse
  2. Aug 17, 2014
    1
    Neil Young as Norma Desmond ?? How does it go…..“…..all you wonderful people out there in the dark”….and ......“mercifully the fantasy nowNeil Young as Norma Desmond ?? How does it go…..“…..all you wonderful people out there in the dark”….and ......“mercifully the fantasy now engulfed her”….. Megalomania seems to have taken over a terrific musician and song writer who now appears more inclined to guru-hood and a “fire walk with me” attitude. Also definitely lose the hat Neil !! Expand

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