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The Public Image is Rotten Reviews

October 1, 2018
The Public Image Is Rotten is a documentary that serves its potential audience well.
September 14, 2018
Diehard fans may enjoy The Public Image is Rotten, but there's not a lot here that they-or even adventurous newbies-can't get more of elsewhere.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
September 13, 2018
Even if you've scratched your head over Mr. Lydon's TV ad work and other efforts to maintain a professional life in recent years, this affectionate and frank movie can elicit newfound admiration for a slightly mellowed iconoclast.
November 9, 2017
Archival footage of Lydon in the bracing hostility of his youth contrasts dramatically with present-day interviews showing him domesticated, compromised, and happy in the wisdom that most of us learn to accept as compensation.
April 29, 2017
John Lydon's post-Sex Pistols career is examined in this intimate doc that proves as frustrating as it is fascinating.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5