"Smart and entertaining, just like its subject."
— Caryn James, Hollywood Reporter
"[A] documentary that makes the case for how much the outspoken journalist's voice is missed today."
— Adam Graham, Detroit News
"There was never anybody like Molly Ivins before, and never will be again, and this documentary does a fine job of capturing what made her special."
— Matt Zoller Seitz, RogerEbert.com
"With free speech under attack, and truth-telling seemingly in short supply, "Raise Hell" offers an entertaining and bracing look at one of journalism's least punch-pulling practitioners."
— Michael O'Sullivan, Washington Post
"Similar to RGB, Raise Hell preaches to the small choir that adored Ivins, but this documentary sings a beautiful new psalm that will reach new disciples and renew the follower faith like a tent revival."
— Kimber Myers, The Playlist
"“Raise Hell” reminds us of the never-ending importance of those skilled observers with the ability to speak truth to power. And if, like Ivins, they can make us laugh while doing so, then they’re all the more essential."
— Alonso Duralde, TheWrap
"There are plenty of great things to say about director Janice Engel’s portrait of the late, legendary Ivins, but maybe the best is that after watching Raise Hell: The Life and Times of Molly Ivins, you'll immediately want to go back and re-read all her books."
— Marc Savlov, Austin Chronicle
"[A]s depicted in this sprightly, fast-paced documentary directed by Janice Engel, Ivins was a one-of-a-kind commentator who was both smart and savagely funny, using a take-no-prisoners sense of humor to eviscerate those she felt abused the public trust."
— Kenneth Turan, Los Angeles Times