Perry's despair is on full display. Part of Me demonstrates why feeling the sorrow may help to project the joy.
...deserves kudos for allowing an element of unpredictability to intrude upon its tween exploitation and sugary vulgarity.
...even those who wouldn't consider themselves fans of Katy Perry or pop music in general will fall in love with her infectious optimism and supercool big-sister persona.
...succeeds in illuminating Perry's good nature.
...a spectacularly made, refreshingly candid documentary that takes its subject seriously and spends as much time tugging at the heartstrings as it does dancing to the beat.