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Southern Comfort Reviews

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Brandon Judell
June 28, 2014
If 'Southern Comfort' were a Jerry Springer episode, it would be billed as Southern White Trailer Trash With Sex Reassignments. But this lovely documentary never exploits as it pursues 3 couples that try to blanket their lives with an air of normalcy
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Owen Gleiberman
Entertainment Weekly
September 7, 2011
Full Review | Original Score: A-
Brandon Judell
Bay Area Reporter
August 7, 2006
Apparently, you can remove the breasts off a girl, but not her female gonads.
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Film Threat
December 6, 2005
Full Review | Original Score: 4.5/5
Emanuel Levy
June 30, 2005
| Original Score: 4/5
Niki Patton
Martha's Vineyard Times (Massachusetts)
March 28, 2003
Films like Southern Comfort do what even legislation cannot: they seep into our consciousness, and work their way into our collective growth until the establishment and mainstream society finally relent and expand their viewpoint of what constitutes human
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Jeffrey M. Anderson
San Francisco Examiner
February 27, 2003
[Davis'] energy is focused on humanizing her subjects.
| Original Score: 3.5/4
Christopher Null
February 13, 2003
Compelling and loving
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5

Film Threat
December 8, 2002
Full Review | Original Score: 4.5/5
Jason Clark
Matinee Magazine
February 4, 2002
Full Review | Original Score: A
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Elvis Mitchell
New York Times
July 19, 2001
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
Ted Murphy
April 2, 2001
Kate Davis' exceptional documentary shines a light on a corner of the world that turns out to be no different than that of the mainstream.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
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Sean P. Means
February 22, 2001
Southern Comfort works so beautifully because Davis doesn't try to turn Eads and his friends into walking soapboxes for transgendered people.
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Amy Taubin
Village Voice
February 21, 2001
An affecting tribute to a remarkable life.
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Entertainment Weekly
January 19, 2001
Full Review | Original Score: A-
Eric D. Snider
July 19, 2001
Full Review | Original Score: C+
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David Rooney
May 20, 2008
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Derek Adams
Time Out
June 24, 2006
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Carla Meyer
San Francisco Chronicle
April 15, 2002

Orlando Weekly
November 2, 2001
Jon Popick
Planet Sick-Boy
October 12, 2001
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