Spike Lee documents the former Talking Heads front-man's brilliant, timely 2019 Broadway show, based on his recent album and tour of the same name.
Watching it is like being lifted out of your own life, wrapped in a comfort blanket and transported to another dimension where rationality, respectfulness, and creativity are revered above all else.| Read in full: David Byrne's American Utopia movie review We Love Cinema
It’s a treat for Byrne fans, and could well make converts.The Guardian
This film knows its purpose as a fleeting salve for the soul, and serves it generously.Little White Lies
Lee seems to have approached his work here with the intention of allowing the live performance to be seen with a maximum of fidelity and clarity, adding cinematic grace notes here and there for impact...Sight & Sound