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The Garden Reviews

Mark Feeney
Boston Globe
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Justice and Corruption and Profit are abstractions, and film is so ill suited to deal with abstractions.

Full Review Source: Boston Globe | Original Score: 2/4

May 21, 2009
Philip Kennicott
Washington Post
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A good documentary leaves the viewer wanting more. A problematic one leaves the viewer needing more.

Full Review Source: Washington Post

May 15, 2009
Joe Neumaier
New York Daily News
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[Director] Hamilton captures the heart-wrenching devastation done in the name of profit, as citizens mourn. Incredibly effecting.

Full Review Source: New York Daily News | Original Score: 3/5

May 8, 2009
Kyle Smith
New York Post
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The Garden is an especially fatuous documentary, nominated for an Oscar this year, about a community garden in South Central LA where Latino farmers have been allowed to grow food on somebody else's land.

Full Review Source: New York Post | Original Score: 1/4

May 8, 2009
Jeannette Catsoulis
New York Times
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This intricate and compelling documentary paints a saddening portrait of American politics.

Full Review Source: New York Times | Original Score: 3/5

May 8, 2009
Christy Lemire
Associated Press
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Scott Hamilton Kennedy's plucky, powerful storytelling makes this a worthwhile experience.

Full Review Source: Associated Press

May 7, 2009
David Fear
Time Out New York
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The Garden does a fine job of promoting the power of grassroots advocacy; in almost all other respects, however, this is nonfiction filmmaking that's nearly as dull as dirt.

Full Review Source: Time Out New York | Original Score: 3/6

May 6, 2009
Peter Hartlaub
San Francisco Chronicle
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A documentary about fighting city hall, the empty promises of politicians, backroom deals, small victories over the Man and the cost paid by a handful of farmers who endured all of the above. Imagine if John Steinbeck rewrote the script for

Full Review Source: San Francisco Chronicle | Original Score: 3/4

May 1, 2009
Robert Koehler
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It becomes clear that a more thorough, objective and serious journalistic approach was required once the story delves into the intricacies of the property's murky history.

Full Review Source: Variety

October 18, 2008
Kenneth Turan
Los Angeles Times
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It's tempting to call The Garden a story of innocence and experience, of evil corrupting paradise, but that would be doing a disservice to the fascinating complexities of a classic Los Angeles conflict and an excellent doc that does them full justice.

Full Review Source: Los Angeles Times | Original Score: 4/5

August 22, 2008
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