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79% Halt and Catch Fire: Season 1
88% Manhattan: Season 1
100% Masters of Sex: Season 2
73% Murder in the First: Season 1
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97% Orphan Black: Season 2
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The Bridge Reviews

Dennis Harvey
Variety
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Tales are dramatic; the interviewees poignant, and the images -- often following bodies all the way down to the water -- are startling and discomfiting.

Full Review Source: Variety

May 9, 2007
Terry Lawson
Detroit Free Press
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The Bridge avoids reducing its subjects to types, and if the portraits painted are often recognizable -- the person who talks so much about suicide that those around him fail to take him seriously -- they are not repetitive.

Full Review Source: Detroit Free Press | Original Score: 3/4

March 8, 2007
Ben Walters
Time Out
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The whole thing invokes the bodies falling from that other architectural icon on 9/11 - but it's not clear what is achieved beyond disturbance.

Full Review Source: Time Out

February 14, 2007
Nathan Rabin
AV Club
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Aspires to humanize the people who kill themselves at the Golden Gate Bridge, but ends up mostly reducing its subjects to their flamboyant and very public deaths.

Full Review Source: AV Club | Original Score: B-

February 10, 2007
Lisa Kennedy
Denver Post
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By his use of interviews of friends and family of jumpers, Steel reminds us that no matter how alone some of these people felt, they weren't without people who loved them. It is a tender, powerful work.

Full Review Source: Denver Post | Original Score: 3/4

February 9, 2007
Bruce Westbrook
Houston Chronicle
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Though well-meaning, hauntingly scored and artfully photographed, this strange documentary marks the bridge as a mecca for self-inflicted death, while making us helpless observers of such horrific acts.

Full Review Source: Houston Chronicle | Original Score: 2/4

December 29, 2006
Owen Gleiberman
Entertainment Weekly
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It may be the first poetic snuff film.

Full Review Source: Entertainment Weekly | Original Score: B-

November 1, 2006
Dana Stevens
Slate
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You leave The Bridge with a new appreciation for your (relative) mental stability and a vow to make the most of your brief, ephemeral life.

Full Review Source: Slate

October 27, 2006
Mick LaSalle
San Francisco Chronicle
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It's disturbing, needless to say, but also affecting in unexpected ways.

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

October 27, 2006
Lisa Rose
Newark Star-Ledger
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The interviews with loved ones keep the tragedies in context and help us process what we see. The true substance of The Bridge lies in their words, rather than the shots of the people they've lost.

Full Review Source: Newark Star-Ledger | Original Score: 3/4

October 27, 2006
Lou Lumenick
New York Post
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The Bridge does not try to milk these tragedies, which are often shot from a great distance and tastefully edited.

| Original Score: 3/4

October 27, 2006
Jack Mathews
New York Daily News
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One of (author Neale Donald) Walsch's precepts is that you should never make a living doing something you hate. If I'd known that, I might not have felt obliged to sit through every excruciating minute of this sanctimonious infomercial.

Full Review Source: New York Daily News | Original Score: 1.5/4

October 27, 2006
Jan Stuart
Newsday
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It de-romanticizes the idea of suicide by italicizing it in all its bleak, brutal reality, while making palpable the tortured predicament of those left behind.

Full Review Source: Newsday | Original Score: 3/4

October 26, 2006
Michael Phillips
Chicago Tribune
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Despite the proficient technique, after a while you may feel you're watching a particularly scenic snuff film.

Full Review Source: Chicago Tribune | Original Score: 2/4

October 26, 2006
Kenneth Turan
Los Angeles Times
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The Bridge is both a beautiful film and a disturbing one, and the connection between those two characteristics makes it the most disquieting of documentaries.

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

October 26, 2006
Stephen Holden
New York Times
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This eerie and indelible documentary about suicide juxtaposes transcendent beauty with personal tragedy.

| Original Score: 5/5

October 26, 2006
James C. Taylor
L.A. Weekly
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An attractive, well-intentioned film that is surprisingly dull and uninvolving.

Full Review Source: L.A. Weekly

October 26, 2006
Andrew O'Hehir
Salon.com
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This is a shocking film, but in its own way a profoundly humane one.

Full Review Source: Salon.com

October 25, 2006
Jim Ridley
Village Voice
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In his ghoulish documentary, director Eric Steel examines the Golden Gate's dubious honor as the world's most popular suicide destination.

Full Review Source: Village Voice

October 24, 2006
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