Advanced Style 2014

Critics score:
88 / 100

Reviews provided by RottenTomatoes

Moira MacDonald, Seattle Times: Inspired by Ari Seth Cohen's blog by the same name, "Advanced Style" is a love letter to older women who've elevated dressing to an art form. Read more

David Ehrlich, AV Club: The radiant personalities of the women, and their penchant for giving new life to old platitudes, allow Advanced Style to get by without much of a narrative trajectory or shape of any kind. Read more

Sheri Linden, Los Angeles Times: The way the women occupy Cohen and Plioplyte's spotlight is a lesson in aging well, a lesson that begins with the refusal to play by the rule that says to grow older, especially for women, is to fade into the shadows. Read more

John Anderson, Newsday: "Advanced Style" is appropriately fun, frivolous and baroquely ornamented by its subjects who sing, perform, model and occasionally sound like teenagers, while dressing a lot better. Read more

Anita Gates, New York Times: "Advanced Style" is undeniably captivating, even uplifting at times. Read more

David Lewis, San Francisco Chronicle: These women are living life to the fullest - and they are inviting us to do the same. Read more

Robert Everett-Green, Globe and Mail: They reject the youth-culture diktat that age makes you invisible, and offer us all an example of self-acceptance. Read more

Sherilyn Connelly, Village Voice: Ultimately, Advanced Style presents these women not as objects of curiosity, but as what they truly are: role models. Read more