Madonna: Truth or Dare

1991, R, 120 min. Directed by Alex Keshishian.

REVIEWED By Steve Davis, Fri., May 17, 1991

Truth or Dare, the documentary about Madonna's 1990 Blond Ambition tour, is a chancy work of self-promotion. Of course, Madonna is a master of image manipulation, forever reinventing herself, so it's difficult to assess exactly what was up her sleeve when she commissioned this movie. Whatever her purpose, Truth or Dare succeeds in somewhat demystifying the icon she's become, giving her a human dimension that has eluded exposure since her rise to superstardom. Unquestionably, it's also a piece of self-serving hype, but what else would you expect of the hardest working woman in show business?

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