Neil Young Journeys
Neil Young Journeys (2012)

In May of 2011, Neil Young drove a 1956 Crown Victoria from his idyllic hometown of Omemee, Ontario to downtown Toronto's iconic Massey Hall where he intimately performed the last two nights of his solo world tour. Along the drive,… More

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Rated: PG
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Genre: Documentary
Release Date: October 16, 2012
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Critic Score: 88% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Joe Williams
St. Louis Post-Dispatch

On its own terms, "Neil Young Journeys" is an enjoyable concert film of a solo show in Toronto, interspersed with memories of his Canadian boyhood.

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Paul de Barros
Seattle Times

The concert camera work is sometimes a little tight for comfort (not really interested in Young's bridge work), though it adds to the intensity.

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David Pollock
The List

Young's amiable, guard-down chatter as he drives that 1956 Ford Crown Victoria all the way from Omemee to Massey Hall in Toronto establishes a sense of heart and soul ...

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Tom Long
Detroit News

"Journeys" is simply a trip most need not take.

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Bill Goodykoontz
Arizona Republic

Like Young, Demme often takes an iconoclastic route. This is in part a concert film, yes, but not a traditional one.

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Matt Kelemen
Las Vegas CityLife

Demme plants a camera on the mic stand so at one point he can present Young's unshaven scowl in extreme close-up, blocking out the gorgeously lighted stage. It's not a pleasant image

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Dan DeLuca
Philadelphia Inquirer

I'd say the movie does a fine job of completing the trilogy, but I wouldn't be surprised if Demme and Young have more in them yet.

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Chris Riemenschneider
Minneapolis Star Tribune

Forget Crosby, Stills and Nash and maybe even Crazy Horse. Jonathan Demme might be Neil Young's ultimate collaborator.

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Roger Moore
Tribune News Service

It's OK. But seriously, how many Neil Young documentaries do we need?

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Flixster Audience Score: 59% Flixster User Reviews
Daniel Perry
It took a while to warm to the newer material, (much of it from the 2010 album Le Noise), but Neil has still got it... as a recording songwriter. Live, Shakey… More