Biggie: I Got a Story to Tell

Biggie: I Got a Story to Tell

Biggie: I Got a Story to Tell

Biographical documentary detailing the life and talent of hip-hop genius Christopher Wallace, AKA The Notorious BIG, using rare behind-the-scenes footage and the testimonies of his closest friends and family.

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Biggie: I Got a Story to Tell / Reviews

San Francisco Chronicle

San Francisco Chronicle

He never had the chance to become a grown-up, let alone a middle-aged man. It's this giant kid who takes center stage in I Got a Story to Tell.

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A.V. Club

A.V. Club

Biggie serves as an origin story on how his rise to hip-hop stardom took not just him but also his people out of the projects.

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Wall Street Journal

Wall Street Journal

It's the life rather than the career that's truly moving, sometimes funny.

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Variety

Variety

Satisfyingly rich in anecdotal detail, even if the movie can't help but feel like a stretched-out first-act setup for second and third acts that, like the rest of Wallace's life beyond age 24, never arrive.

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IndieWire

IndieWire

Wallace had a real story to tell, and Malloy's film serves as a harsh reminder that no one will ever be able to tell it better than he did.

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The Guardian

The Guardian

This Netflix release is the first to successfully sidestep the quicksand of murder mystery, and focus instead on what Wallace accomplished in life.

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Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles Times

Despite the title, I Got a Story to Tell is primarily concerned with all the tales that went untold.

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RogerEbert.com

RogerEbert.com

Too many rhymes that we've heard before.

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