Beyonce may have been critically acclaimed for her performance during the Super Bowl half time show, but sadly the praise and congratulations failed to transcend to her TV documentary, Life Is But A Dream.
Reviewing the HBO special which has been billed as “raw, real, revealed” and features candid behind the scenes footage of Bey, a critic for The Hollywood Reporter expressed their dissapointed opinion about it.
The critic said: “As HBO is marketing it, this is Beyonce: “Raw. Real. Revealed.” But actually the 90-minute film is repetitious and bland.
“There’s a lot of pseudo-inspirational stuff, some standard speechifying about female empowerment and thoughts on the stress of success, punctuated by occasional speculation on “God’s plan.”
Whilst the HBO special won’t be broadcast on TV until later this month, the issues Beyonce has faced in the documentary have been reported on by the media. n particular Beyonce’s miscarriage before she had Blue Ivy.
According to Us Weekly, the talented singer said of her miscarriage: “I heard the heartbeat, which was the most beautiful music I ever heard in my life. I picked out names.
“I envisioned what my child would look like… I was feeling very maternal. I flew back to New York to get my check up – and no heartbeat. Literally the week before I went to the doctor, everything was fine, but there was no heartbeat.”
Whilst Bey may have not got the thumbs up from one critic with regards to her show, Rita Ora was keen to lavish praise on Bey for her Super Bowl performance by telling Capital FM Breakfast Show hosts Dave Berry and Lisa Snowdon:
“I think she’s actually changed humanity. I feel like she’s created a new race of [Superhuman]”