Rita Moreno: Just a Girl Who Decided to Go For It

Rita Moreno: Just a Girl Who Decided to Go For It

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Feature celebration the 70-year career of Rita Moreno—one of a select group who have won an Emmy, Grammy, Oscar and Tony Award—and the mighty influence she had on her fellow Hispanic-American performers.

2021Rating: PG-1390 minsUSA
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The Guardian

The Guardian

(A) televisual but still touching documentary tribute...

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The New York Times

The New York Times

A portrait filled with dazzling archival footage and shorn of ambiguities and unflattering viewpoints.

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IndieWire

IndieWire

A lively and illuminating new documentary...

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San Francisco Chronicle

San Francisco Chronicle

Rita Moreno: Just a Girl Who Decided to Go For It has a lot of star power... But none outshines the feisty subject herself.

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Variety

Variety

The repeated explosions of uplift in director Mariem Pérez Riera’s doc feel pretty well-earned.

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A.V. Club

A.V. Club

It doesn’t tell us much that Moreno hasn’t divulged already...

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Hollywood Reporter

Hollywood Reporter

The film might be conventionally structured, but the singular ebullience and warmth of its resilient subject make it highly entertaining.

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Paste

Paste

What truly sets the movie apart is Moreno’s unwavering honesty.

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Wall Street Journal

Wall Street Journal

(A) delightful and useful documentary...

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CNN

CNN

A dazzling look at the much-adorned star's career...

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RogerEbert.com

RogerEbert.com

Capably balances the present and the past, and brings in outside viewpoints to emphasize her points.

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