The critics agree: if this don’t get an Oscar, oh yeah, I’m gonna fade away!
The Hollywood Reporter‘s Sheri Linden writes, “It takes chutzpah to use a title that’s indelibly linked to great artists, and the nod to The Rolling Stones and documentarians Albert and David Maysles … serves writer-director Ronald Krauss well.”
Jocelyn Noveck of The Associated Press praises the “crackling storytelling” in the film.
The Austin Chronicle‘s Louis Black thinks Gimme Shelter deserves “acting awards.”
Slant’s R. Kurt Osenlund loved this “Bible-thumping bit of pro-life propaganda.”
The Oregonian‘s Marc Mohan raves, “Nothing says ‘serious’ like getting grimy for a role”!