Neil Young - Greendale
Neil Young - Greendale (2004)

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: June 22, 2004
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Critic Score: 36% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: Strictly for Neil Young fans only.

Jay Boyar
Orlando Sentinel

Overall, it's a pretty irritating movie. But as I watched it, almost in spite of myself, I kept getting caught up in Young's music.

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Bruce Westbrook
Houston Chronicle

You're better off listening to the album than watching this almost unwatchable movie.

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Jason Gorber
Film Scouts

Neil Young's latest album is part diatribe, part folk tale. He grabbed a super-8 camera and shot a bunch of flannel-wearing Youngalikes as they lipsynched to the libretto. It's strangely compelling...

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Chris Riemenschneider
Minneapolis Star Tribune

It's dreadfully boring.

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Chris Vognar
Dallas Morning News

Smacks of self-indulgence and misplaced ideals.

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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

Its strength lies in its rawness, innocence and lack of polish, as it gets the concerned singer's message out loud and clear to those who are believers.

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Tom Moon
Philadelphia Inquirer

Young might have been thinking high-concept, but on the screen, Greendale devolves into overwrought 'save the planet for another day' screeds and Sunday-school homilies.

Owen Gleiberman
Entertainment Weekly

An avant home movie posing as an anthem by an artist whose message gets grainier the closer you look.

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Alan Dale
Blogcritics.org

[Neil Young's] dotardly video companion to his album of the same name.

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