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Venus and Serena

Overview


Genre :

Documentary

Release Date :

May 10, 2013 (Limited)

MPAA Rating :

PG-13

Director :

Maiken Baird, Michelle Major

Starring :

Venus Williams, Serena Williams, Bill Clinton, Billie Jean King, John McEnroe, Arnon Milchan, Gay Telese, Anna Wintour

REVIEWS RATE:  Critics  Nothing's perfect, but it's worth seeing.    Readers  Be the 1st!

3.5 of 4

“..we know the ending at the outset: Venus and Serena become No. 1 in the world. The real story is their remarkable journey, which the film documents powerfully from the beginning..”
by Liz Clarke [Washington Post]
2 of 4

“..although the documentarians were given nearly full access to the sisters, Venus and Serena still suffers the fate of being overlong and only partially complete; it's too earnest to be a pure puff piece, yet too cautious to be fully perceptive..”
by Nick McCarthy [Slant Magazine]
3 of 4
Reviewed by Roger Moore [Movie Nation]
2.5 of 4
Reviewed by Sara Stewart [New York Post]
2.5 of 4
Reviewed by Stephen Whitty [Newark Star-Ledger]
Reviewed by Ernest Hardy [Village Voice]

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