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Sherman's March Reviews

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Cole Smithey
March 8, 2008
| Original Score: 5/5
Emanuel Levy
March 22, 2007
An utterly charming docu, McElwee's personal essay-travelogue parallels and inverses General Sherman's march during the Civil war, centering on lost loves and new ones, shrewdly using the camera as a weapon and romantic device.
Full Review | Original Score: A
Leo Goldsmith
Not Coming to a Theater Near You
February 7, 2006
Unlike Sherman and his reviled scorched earth mode of warfare, McElwee's chasse romantique is ultimately less effectual and usually ends in a nervous, frustrated goodbye.
Christopher Null
November 30, 2005
earns him a place as one of America's most unique, and treasured, documentary filmmakers.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
Eric Lurio
Greenwich Village Gazette
September 5, 2005
| Original Score: 4/5
Thomas Delapa
Boulder Weekly
August 25, 2004
| Original Score: 3/5
Louis Proyect
June 19, 2004
Love and alienation in the nuclear age
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Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat
Spirituality and Practice
April 29, 2004
Sherman's March is an extraordinary documentary by Ross McElwee that mixes American history, a romantic quest, and the search for meaning in the early 1980s.
Full Review | Original Score: 5/5
Ed Gonzalez
Slant Magazine
April 2, 2004
McElwee asks us to reconnect not only with each other but with our human spirit.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
Nick Davis
Nick's Flick Picks
August 17, 2003
Piquant, hilarious social tapestry of the American South, warmly and creatively extrapolated from a filmmaker's romantic despair.
| Original Score: 5/5

TV Guide's Movie Guide
July 30, 2003
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
Nell Minow
Movie Mom at Yahoo! Movies
August 15, 2002
| Original Score: 5/5
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Derek Adams
Time Out
February 9, 2006

May 24, 2003
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Vincent Canby
New York Times
May 20, 2003
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Paul Attanasio
Washington Post
January 1, 2000
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Pat Graham
Chicago Reader
January 1, 2000
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