Who Killed Nancy?
Who Killed Nancy? (2010)

12th October 1978. Room 100, the Chelsea Hotel - a faded 19th century fašade masking, a clientele of junkies. The floor of the tiny en-suite bathroom is covered in blood. And, slumped between the toilet and the sink is the body of a woman,… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: July 30, 2010
DVD Release Date: August 24, 2010
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Critic Score: 30% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: The titular question remains unanswered. We still don't know after this inconclusive, and shallow investigation into the seedier depths of Punk.

Owen Gleiberman
Entertainment Weekly

It plants resonant doubts.

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Frank Scheck
Hollywood Reporter

Documentary about the death of Nancy Spungen raises more questions than it can satisfactorily answer.

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Ron Wilkinson
Monsters and Critics

The film is as much about who killed Sid Vicious as who killed Nancy Spungen, but an enthralling and touching story all around.

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V.A. Musetto
New York Post

Fails as a detective story, but it does offer an entertaining look at the punk scene in the 1970s.

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Ronnie Scheib

Despite the presence of Glen Matlock, Steve Dior and a handful of other punk rockers, plus a slew of oblique eyewitness who lurked around before and after the fact, the docu soon bogs down in tiresome minutiae.

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Cole Smithey

Cheesy exploitation punk rock history takes a random path around the mystery of Nancy Spungen's death...

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Jeannette Catsoulis
New York Times

Cares less about investigating a death than about vindicating an accused killer.

David Fear
Time Out

Simply casting doubts isn't the same as making a compelling counterargument -- or crafting a coherent film.

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Andrew Schenker
Slant Magazine

While Parker may be a sure hand at gathering material, he's pretty much clueless when it comes to shaping his findings into an aesthetically viable product.

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Flixster Audience Score: 36% Flixster User Reviews
Lady D'arbanville
An interesting documentary, with plenty of input, it's certainly backed up from Sid's side and it seems there weren't a lot of people out there… More
Nicki Marie
Interesting, but is more about Sid than Nancy, and raises more questions than it answers.
MisterYoda ?
three stars